Motorsports: Podium for Gautam Singhania

Le Castellet (France), July 25 (IANS) Gautam Hari Singhania, chairman and managing director, Raymond Ltd and founder chairman, Super Car Club, secured yet another podium finish in the Ferrari Challenge Europe Championship at the Paul Ricard circuit here on Saturday.

Singhania finished third in Race 1 in the Coppa Shell category and had qualified in pole position earlier in the day. He was placed fourth overall in the championship with 52 points as going into the weekend.

The Ferrari Challenge Europe Championship started in April at Monza, Italy, where Singhania secured a double podium finish followed by another podium finish at Budapest last month.

Singhania said: “It is yet another proud moment for me to secure a podium finish in Race 1. It has been a great start for me to this prestigious Ferrari event as I look forward to slowly move up the overall standings and have set my sights on the World Finals in December.”

The entire season comprises in total of 15 races with two races a weekend, spread over six weekends mainly at Monza, Imola, Mugello, Le Castellet, Valencia and Budapest. This culminates into to the World Finals, consisting of three races in December 2015, where one race is together with the other two regions of Asia and North America. The grid will consist of about 40-50 cars like last year.

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