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Ferrari Club RacingLAKEVILLE, IN (April 22, 2011) -- Hoosier Tire is proud to announce a multi-year contract with the Ferrari Club Racing Association which held its first event April 7-10 at Sebring, FL. This year will be the inaugural year for the new Ferrari club series which invites challenge owners of models 430C, 360C, 355C, 348C to compete on nationally competitive race tracks throughout the USA.

Hoosier road racing product manager, Jeff Speer, commented,  “We are excited to be associated with club president, John Houghtaling and the Ferrari Club Racing Association on the ground level of this exciting new series. This is a great racing platform to launch our new 19” radial slick tires designed specifically for the Ferrari 430." 

Speer added, "Hoosier offers a very competitive GT radial slick tire line for various vehicles. We are confident the FCRA members will be very satisfied with both the performance and durability of our race tires. We also look forward to participating in the series for many years to come.”

John Houghtaling, President of FCRA, stated, "As president and founder of the Ferrari Club Racing Association, I am thrilled to have Hoosier as our tire choice for the 2011 FCRA Championship."

Houghtaling continued, "Every Ferrari Challenge car will compete together for the first time this year and all of them will be running Hoosier tires. Hoosier has gone "four tires in" as a teaming partner with the FCRA to help us launch this inaugural series."  

Houghtaling added, "Thanks to Hoosier's sponsorship efforts the first race on the calendar had 42 Ferraris registered for the grid. It's going to be a very exciting year."  

2011 Ferrari Club Racing Association (FCRA) Schedule:  

April 7-10: Sebring International Raceway, Sebring, Florida  

July 4-5: Virginia International Raceway, Alton, VA  

July 23-24: New Jersey Motorsports Park, Millville, New Jersey  

Sept 2-4: Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, New York

November 4-5: NOLA Motorsport Park, New Orleans, LA


The Ferrari Club Racing Association is an association consisting of Ferrari Challenge drivers.

The mission of the FCRA is to act as the governing body to officiate races for Ferrari Challenge Drivers of current and previous model Ferrari Challenge cars including 430C, 360C, 355C, 348C.

The object is to promote and officiate an efficient, safe, and affordable gentleman racing series.

The FCRA is a self-governing body for the races and run by a board of directors elected by the members.

The FCRA will not be run to profit any one individual, organization, or company. The FCRA will raise funds through dues, entry fees, and sponsorships.

The funds will be owned, controlled, and used for the benefit of the members or a charity selected by the members.

It is the intent of the FCRA to host a minimum of five Challenge races per year. Drivers in each Challenge class (430, 360, 355 and 348) will compete for points in a championship.

For more information about this series, please visit: www.ferrariclubracing.com.


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