2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”

If you are a member of the Ferrari Club of America you can have access in 2019 to the reception and have the opportunity to meet incredible members

2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception - Austin "Hill Country Chapter"- Photo: Splash Magazines

The Ferrari Club of America, Hill Country Chater is a group of Ferrari owners and enthusiasts located in the Texas Hill Country. The Chapter celebrated the 2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception on Friday, October 19, 2018, at the Austin Country Club. The exclusive evening celebrated the festivities that Formula 1 brings to the United States with the US Grand Prix that has appeal for the thrill seekers of Ferrari owners and Scuderia Ferrari fansAndy Fish, the president of the Hill Country Chapter of the Ferrari Club of America, once again hosted one of the hottest and eminent parties for F1 and Scuderia Ferrari fans.

2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines
2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines
2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines
2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines

The Scuderia Ferrari fans must be very excited now after Kimi Raikkonen’s win at the Circuit of the Americas on Sunday, October the 21st during the United States Grand Prix.

2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines
2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines

The reception had the presence of special guests such as Ferrari F1 driver Antonio Giovinazzi, Mark Sutton of Sutton Images, 1990 Lemans winner Price Cobb, Formula 1 Producer Jason Swales, president of the Ferrari Club of America Jim Meek, the beautiful 1953 166MM Ferrari of John and Lisa Weinberger, and the 488GTD of Pierre Mulacek.

2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines
2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines

The attendees were encouraged to bring their own Ferraris to the reception which is what always makes the reception so unique. After a wonderful dinner that included beef tenderloin and crawfish cake, the event had marvelous music performed by the 2-time Grammy winner and 4-time Hall of Fame inductee Jason Roberts.

2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines
2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines
2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines

The eye-catching artwork of Shannon Mateljan Fannin was on display during the magical evening and featured her work” new 2002 F1 Ferrari” and “a giclee of an F40.” Shannon sold two pieces and a portion of the proceeds is planned to be donated to the children at the Texas School for the Blind, an organization that the Ferrari Club of America, Hill Country Chapter has been working with for the past two years.

2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines
2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines

Jacques Vaucher brought his fabulous display of Ferrari memorabilia one more time to the distinguished celebration. The 2018 Texas artist of the year nominee, Shannon Fannin, displayed her amazingly realistic paintings of the 2002 Ferrari F1 car and a F40.

2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines
2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines
2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines
2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines

The Ferrari Club of America( FCA) and Ferrari sponsor, Kaspersky, secured Ferrari the Formula 1 driver, Antonio Giovinazzi, to make an appearance and speech at the reception. Giovinazzi has been driving for Scuderia Ferrari for the last two years as the third driver.  He will be moving next year to Sauber Alfa Romeo along with Kimi Raikkonen.

2018 Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception – Austin “Hill Country Chapter”- Photo: Splash Magazines

If you are a member of the Ferrari Club of America you can have access in 2019 to the reception and have the opportunity to meet incredible members, Ferrari owners and collectors, admire a different variety of Ferraris at the entrance of the reception, international guests, gourmet dishes, a drinks/ cocktails, and wonderful entertainment.

 If you want to attend the 2019  Ferrari Club of America Formula 1 Reception and a lot more events join HERE.

 The 6,500+ members of the world’s largest Ferrari club, the Ferrari Club of America, enjoy exciting track events, an internationally recognized Concours d’Elegance and a wide variety of year-round social activities. With sixteen active Regions and 42 Chapters throughout the U.S. and Canada, they maintain a full Calendar of Events.

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