VAUGHAN, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 23, 2012) -
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R.Ferri Motorsport and AIM Autosport RACING WITH FERRARI (the 2012 Grand Am Rolex GT Series Champions), have confirmed that the newly formed team will be in attendance at a special media engagement scheduled to take place on November 26th, 2013 at Ferrari Of Ontario, located in Vaughan, Ontario.
The engagement will include an official announcement, hosted by Ferrari of Ontario/Alberta President Remo Ferri, of R. Ferri Motorsport and AIM Motorsport's new plans for the 2013 Rolex GT Sports Car Series, which will begin with the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, scheduled for January 26-27, 2013. In addition, visitors and media will obtain an up-close look at a brand new Ferrari 458 Italia Grand Am GT car prepared for competition, which will be on display at the Ferrari of Ontario showroom.
The engagement is set to attract a number of high profile names from Ferrari and Grand Am Road Racing. The list of confirmed guests of honour include Mr. Marco Mattiacci, President & CEO of Ferrari North America; Mr. James C. France, Vice Chairman & Executive Vice President of NASCAR; and D.C. Williams, Grand Am Road Racing. Drivers will be announced on Monday November 26th, 2012 at 3pm.
Owner and President of Ferrari of Ontario/Alberta and R. Ferri Motorsport Remo Ferri said, "We're very pleased to run in the Grand AM Rolex GT Series with Ferrari, this entry marks a strong return for R. Ferri Motorsports and Ferrari of Ontario/Alberta and we are very excited to participate in a prestigious series with the finest brand in the world, Ferrari."
Ferri continued, "This series presents us with a unique opportunity to raise our profile among Canadians who appreciate Ferrari's tradition in world class racing, said Ferri. We are proud to represent Canada and through our support from Ferrari and our partnership with AIM Motorsport, we will have a competitive car and expect to contend for the podium in every race."
"This is a great occasion for Ferrari, Ferrari of Ontario/Alberta and AIM Autosport, as we have so much to celebrate with our recent 2012 Grand Am Championship title," said Andrew Bordin, Director of Motorsport and AIM Autosport co-owner.
"We're excited to announce our next steps with Ferrari of Ontario/Alberta, bringing the R.Ferri Motorsport brand to Grand Am as AIM Autosport's partner with the No. 61 Ferrari 458 Italia Grand Am GT car," said Bordin.
Guests and media will have an exclusive opportunity to meet the team members of R.Ferri Motosport and AIM Autosport RACING WITH FERRARI and its driver line-up for the 2013 racing season.
The exclusive engagement is set to take place at Ferrari of Ontario, on November 26, 2012, at 3pm.
R. Ferri Motorsport is a professional racing team organized by Remo Ferri, the owner and president of Ferrari of Ontario/Alberta and the Remo Ferri Group of Automobiles. Founded in 1991, Ferrari of Ontario is the only factory authorized full sales and service dealership for Ferrari in Ontario. Ferrari of Ontario and Alberta also provides technical, racing, and logistical support for selected clients who take part in the North American Ferrari Challenge and exclusive customer track events.
AIM Autosport RACING WITH FERRARI is the only Canadian team registered in the Grand Am Rolex Sports Car Series to have won a GT Series Championship.
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