Famous Ferrari Team Returns To GT Racing

Ferrari 360GT Race Car

 

Ferrari UK is proud to announce the re-launch of one of the most successful privateer Ferrari GT racing teams in history, the Maranello Concessionaires Racing Team. The historic GT team scored 24 outright victories while contesting 92 international races between 1961 and 1972 and its driver line-up included World Champions Sir Jackie Stewart and Graham Hill. Team founder, Colonel Ronnie Hoare, also established the original Ferrari UK distributor, Maranello Concessionaires Limited, which evolved to become today’s Ferrari UK.

  • Team Maranello Concessionaires launch date set for 19 March
  • Four British drivers to pilot pair of 2003 Ferrari 360GT race cars
  • Team to be operated by Veloqx Motorsport, technical partnership with Dunlop

The new racing team, now named Team Maranello Concessionaires (TMC), will enter two examples of the very latest Ferrari 360GT race cars in all 10 rounds of the 2003 FIA GT Championship. The Team is determined to build on the past successes and to continue its tradition of promoting the very best of British driving talents onto the international racing scene. The team believes that the FIA GT Championship is the world’s most competitive sportscar platform and provides an excellent showcase for Ferrari cars and British talents.

Team Maranello Concessionaires will be managed and operated by Brackley-based Veloqx Motorsport. With its excellent record on and off track during 2002, a title-winning campaign in its debut season in the British GT Championship, and its highly professional approach to racing, TMC will be ready to challenge the best teams in the world in 2003.

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Published 1 February 2003 Melanie Carter

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