St. Petersburg (Florida) – The “American Dream” of RP Motorsport Racing is finally ready to start. The Italian team is in fact about to tackle the first round of the Pro Mazda Championship, the American series that this year will see for the first time at the starting line the team managed by the team from Saint Petersburg (Florida). Fabio Pampado. An unprecedented and fascinating challenge, which will see RP Motorsport Racing entrust its two cars to the British Harrison Scott and the Italian Lodovico Laurini, called to have to deal with a totally new and, at the same time, particularly stimulating reality.
After the positive feedback that emerged during the first seasonal tests on stage at the Homestead circuit and at Barber Motorsport Park, especially useful in order to allow teams and drivers to become familiar with the new Tatuus PM-18 powered by the 275 Mazda engine. horses, the challenge will come alive with the three days scheduled on the demanding city circuit, in an extremely prestigious setting that will see the famous IndyCar championship at the start of the same weekend.
Fabio Pampado (Team Principal RP Motorsport Racing): “We can not wait to start this new challenge! For us it is an important moment, arrived after a long winter during which we have carefully planned this new and challenging adventure. aware of the difficulties that we will encounter especially at the beginning: we will need to confront ourselves in a new context and take measurements on the track, car and opponents, but the team is working hard and for this reason we are convinced we can make a good work”.
Following the program of the weekend for the Pro Mazda Championship and RP Motorsport Racing (Italian timetables):
Friday 9 March 2018
2.10 – 2.40 pm: Free practice
1.15 pm – 1.35 pm Qualifications 1
Saturday 10 March 2018
2.00 pm – 2.20 pm: Qualifications 2
6:10 pm: Race 1 (25 laps or 40 minutes)
Sunday 11 March 2018
4.30 pm Race 2 (30 laps or 40 minutes)
Both races will be broadcast on roadtoindy.tv and promazda.com, while the RoadtoIndyTV app can be downloaded to follow all the results in real time. As always, even on the social channels of the team (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) it will be possible to keep up-to-date with photos, videos and interviews with the protagonists.