Racing takes years to master. Only the best and most skilled drivers can advance to the highest levels of motorsport. The track isn’t a place for fools. Unless of course we’re talking about the gentleman racer series known as the Ferrari Challenge, where any monied jackass can buy their way in and then crash into…
This weekend is the legen— wait for it—dary Rolex 24 at Daytona, and I'll be there covering it for Jalopnik. Fifty-three entries will be battling for wins in four classes, with 196 drivers from 27 different countries—and that's just in the feature United SportsCar race.
The Ferrari Challenge is what's known as a "gentlemen’s racing series," meaning it's not for pros but for any amateur with the cash to buy in. However, as we've seen many times over with Ferraris on the road, a big wallet doesn't automatically equal a ton of driving skill.