Scuderia Corsa Toasts New Partnership Ahead of PWC Finale

10/09/2015

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Scuderia Corsa Toasts New Partnership Ahead of PWC Finale

  • Team announces multi-year partnership with Zonin Prosecco
  • Driver Development program attacks Circuit Mt. Tremblant at Ferrari Challenge weekend
  • Full line up with Ende, Fuentes, Hedlund to battle in final Pirelli World Challenge race of the season at Laguna Seca

September 10, 2015 (Los Angeles, Calif.) – Scuderia Corsa is proud to announce the addition of Zonin1821, the largest private vine growing and winemaking company from Italy, to the team.

Zonin1821, with its flagship brand Zonin Prosecco, will begin a multi-year partnership with Scuderia Corsa at the upcoming Lone Star LeMans round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas. Scuderia Corsa’s marketing platform will provide Zonin Prosecco VIP hospitality at major TUDOR Championship events, private track days as well as other events at Scuderia Corsa’s affiliated Ferrari dealerships.

“We are very proud to welcome a great Italian company, Zonin1821, to Scuderia Corsa,” said Giacomo Mattioli, owner of Scuderia Corsa. “It is always special to partner with a company that shares the same background and values. We look forward to toasting many successes together at the track.”

“We are very excited and honored to be associated with Scuderia Corsa and look forward to a mutually successful future together,” said Emanuele Siena, Marketing Director of the US Subsidiary of Zonin1821. “This partnership demonstrates our commitment to innovation and provides us the perfect vehicle to build top-of-mind awareness for Zonin Prosecco. We wish the team the best of luck!”

This weekend our DD drivers will join the event in Mt. Tremblant to fully experience the Ferrari Challenge weekend. The Driver Development program in collaboration with Ferrari Driving Schools, is aiming to nurture and cultivate early stage drivers to enter the Ferrari racing world. By providing one-on-one coaching programs in a controlled environment, DD drivers are on a fast track to learn and improve their skills set.

At this weekend’s Ferrari Challenge weekend at Mt. Tremblant, drivers Darren Enenstein, Alistair Garnett, Neil Langberg and Michael Watt will take to the track in Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 458 Challenge Evos.

“You are only as good as the folks you work with, and the Scuderia Corsa guys are the best,” said Langberg. “That includes all the resources available mental, physical, and psychological that helps make for the best pilotas. That’s what Scuderia Corsa is all about, and I am excited to join them at such a spectacular venue like Mt. Tremblant.”

Scuderia Corsa will also compete in the final round of the Pirelli World Challenge season at the Laguna Seca circuit in Salinas, California. Driving the no. 07 Scuderia Corsa / HUBLOT Ferrari 458 Italia, Martin Fuentes will be aiming to consolidate his third place in the GT-A championship. Fuentes scored a podium finish at the most recent event at Sonoma Raceway.

Duncan Ende will drive the no. 64 Scuderia Corsa / Lino’spesso Ferrari 458 Italia in the GT class, as he looks to finish his season with another top-10 finish. Mike Hedlund, will drive the no. 65 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 458 Italia aiming to end the season on a high note, a podium in the GTA class.

The Pirelli World Challenge race will be streamed live on Sunday, September 13 at 4:20 PM ET on world-challengetv.com.

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About Scuderia Corsa

2015 24Hours of Le Mans Podium and 2013 Grand-AM Rolex GT championship-winning team Scuderia Corsa was founded in 2011 by Giacomo Mattioli and Art Zafiropoulo.  The team was created for the sole purpose of supporting the racing needs of Ferrari clients and includes turnkey programs, GT endurance racing, the North American Ferrari Challenge Series and track events.  Giacomo Mattioli is the owner of Ferrari Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and South Bay and partner in Ferrari Maserati Silicon Valley with Art Zafiropoulo.
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Team Sponsors:

Ferrari Beverly Hills / Los Angeles / Silicon Valley  / South Bay – North America’s premiere Ferrari dealership group specializing in new and pre-owned sales, Classiche designation work, collision repair and factory trained service and original parts.  Robert Graham – with its retail presence in more than a dozen countries around the world including New York City, Los Angeles, Dallas, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and Dusseldorf, Robert Graham is ‘American Eclectic.’ Since its launch in 2001, it introduces sophisticated, eclectic style to the fashion market as an American-based company with an intention of inspiring a global movement and includes four menswear and women’s wear collections a year—spring, pre-fall, fall and resort. Royal Purple – Royal Purple manufactures high performance lubricants for most automotive, industrial, marine, motorcycle and racing applications. The Houston, TX based company is considered the best synthetic oil by many end users and its synthetic oil and synthetic lubricants are formulated to maximize performance in real world applications. Kaspersky – Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions. The company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users1. Throughout its more than 17-year history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT security and provides effective digital security solutions for large enterprises, SMBs and consumers. With its holding company registered in the United Kingdom, Kaspersky Lab operates in almost 200 countries and territories, providing protection for over 400 million users worldwide.

Ferrari Palm Beach – Providing the exclusive Palm Beach market with a premium inventory of new and pre-owned Ferraris, state-of-the-art facilities and technicians for expert maintenance and repair. Wide World Ferrari – Located in Spring Valley, New York, offering Ferrari customers a premium selection of new and pre-owned Ferraris, expert authorized service and exclusive Ferrari certified body repair.Zonin Prosecco –  Zonini1821’s flagship wine, Zonin Prosecco is a lively, sparkling wine that is essential to having fun Italian-style. It is not just a sparkling wine, but a wine that sparkles.  Hublot – A champion of innovation, Hublot revolutionized the watch industry with the introduction of the Big Bang, a multiple award winning timepiece created using a combination of precious metals with rubber. Since then, the Swiss brand has become universally known for the concept, “Art of Fusion.” From in-house watch complications to world-class collaborations such as Ferrari and the Los Angeles Lakers, Hublot is constantly evolving and looking to the future. Passtime – Is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of wireless GPS telematics devices for the global automotive industry in the vehicle finance and fleet transportation sectors offering a web-based software portal with a complete end-to-end software solution designed specifically for the automotive industry.  Ultratech- A pioneer of laser processing, Ultratech designs, manufactures and markets photolithography and laser processing equipment.

Technical Suppliers
Motegi Racing – through technical partnerships with leading professional racing teams, Motegi Racing Competition and High Performance Tuning wheels are designed and engineered for performance. Motegi Racing is a Wheel Pros brand. Wheel Pros products are sold worldwide in more than 20 countries on four continents and through a U.S. network of more than 10,000 active dealers.  Sabelt – leading manufacturer of seat belts and safety harnesses for production and racings cars, race suits, shoes and helmets, carbon seats for automobiles and child restraint systems worldwide. AllState – Allstate Roadside Services strives to provide the industry’s best roadside experience for our partners, their customers and our service providers.

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Rosella  Locatelli
Chief Marketing Officer, Mattioli Automotive Group

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