In addition to its Formula-1 (F1) racing team, which is made up of professional drivers, Ferrari allows its most valued customers the opportunity to race their prized vehicles at tracks worldwide through the Ferrari Challenge circuit.
Since the Ferrari Challenge program was established in 1993, more than 1,000 drivers have competed across three different series: Europe, Asia-Pacific, and North America. The International Automobile Federation (IAF) endorses each of these series. IAF monitors the races to ensure driver safety. Drivers place in four different racing categories based on their experience and driving capabilities. These levels are Trofeo Pirelli, Trofeo Pirelli Am, Coppa Shell, and Coppa Shell Am.
The Ferrari Challenge North America launched in 1994. It has featured drivers who have gone on to win legendary races like 12 Hours of Sebring and 24 Hours of Daytona. The 2018 overall standings winners were Cooper I. MacNeil (Trofeo Pirelli), Ross Chouest (Trofeo Pirelli Am), Thomas Tippl (Coppa Shell), and John Megrue (Coppa Shell Am). Meanwhile, the 2019 season launched March 8 in Austin, Texas. Below are the results of the first three races: