Ferrari Super Fans–All In For the Prancing Horse

This article was written by Rachel Wenzlaff, a member of the 2015 Young Journalist program conducted at COTA.      The Circuit of the Americas is considered Risi Competizione’s home track. The Ferrari team is based out of Houston but COTA is the closest track to their home base.   The two and a half hour […]

One Man’s Quest To Fill An Encyclopedia

By Rachel Wenzlaff, a member of the Young Journalist Program.      Surrounded by some of the most expensive cars in the world at the Lone Star Le Mans, Shane Slement carried a priceless book in his hands… that was also probably worth a hefty sum of money.   The Saturday morning autograph session kicked […]

Risi Comp at COTA: A Race and Post Race Gallery

  Daulton Venglar, one of the Young Journalists at COTA this weekend in a program sponsored by Risi Competizione and COTA, took this gallery of photos of the Risi Comp Ferrari 458 on its’ way to a second place finish in the TUDOR series race. 

Breaking Barriers

This piece was written by Michelle Sanchez, who was a member of the Young Journalist Program sponsored by Risi Competizione and COTA. As a part of the program, students move into the press room at Circuit of the Americas and receive a total immersion introduction into real-time/real-world media coverage. Michelle is a Journalism Student at […]

The Porsche Parade

  This piece was written by Rachel Wenzlaff, a University of Texas Journalism Student and a member of the Risi Competizione/COTA Young Journalism Program 2015.      The Porsches made me late.   I live 30 minutes from the Circuit of the Americas. This morning I decided to give myself one hour to get from my […]

Gallery: FIA WEC 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas

The photos in this gallery were shot by Daulton Venglar and by Taylor Wiseman. This year’s Young Journalist Program was a double-header: cover the IMSA TUDOR 2 hour and 40 minute race in the morning and then the World Endurance Championship 6 Hour race in the afternoon. One of the projects that we asked the […]

The Art of the Precise Pit Stop

By Taylor Wiseman Pit stops. They can be the difference between fifth place and second place. Or No Place and a Podium. Risi Competizione has done well this season during pit stops, typically performing the fastest pit stop time in each race. They’re so good at pit stops that earlier this year they won an award. During […]

Big Fan, Young Man

This piece is written by  Taylor Wiseman, who is covering the Lone Star Le Mans Grand Prix as a member of the Young Journalist Program. A young fan, arms covered in signatures, walks up to Pierre Kaffer and Giancarlo Fisichella, drivers of the Risi Competizione No. 62 Ferrari 458,   unfazed by their professional driver […]