Exciting days for the Community in Spa-Francorchamps
August 10, 2011
The fifth round of the Ferrari Challenge Europa, together with other competitions for some exciting days, is held on the legendary circuit of Spa this weekend.
The Scuderia Ferrari Community has invited some guests to participate in the activities organised by the staff.
The day included visits to parts usually off limits for the spectators, such as the TV compound, where the races are sent to over 30 TV stations all over the world, the offices with the time-keepers and the race direction, where the decisions regarding the race on the track are taken.
In the afternoon the guests met the Kessel Racing Team, which participates in the Ferrari Challenge Europa. The team manager explained how the box works, spoke about the 458 Challenge, the team and the mechanics, who are working together to guarantee that the drivers have the best possible car available in the race.
Afterwards the Scuderia Ferrari Community made some enthusiastic comments:
Damien: “It was fantastic to see what happens behind the scenes at the races, the infrastructures set up especially for the occasion, the people who are here to manage the race, the people who welcome the guests at this legendary and wonderful circuit. We received some information about the car, how it works and were even close to the mechanics, who work on the cars.”
Pierre: "It’s like a dream being here. Really. I would have never thought that it could be so exciting. The warm-hearted welcome, all the people available to talk with us; I have to say that the atmosphere is much more friendly compared to other sports, like football. It’ the third time for me at a circuit. I’ve been to Monza and Mugello, but here in Spa it’s the first time for me. I’m really happy to make this experience".