Actor Yeon Jung Hoon will represent South Korea in the ‘2014 Ferrari Challenge Asia Pacific’ that will be held in Australia from 11-13 April.
“Yeon Jung Hoon will participate in a Ferrari Challenge race that will be held at Sydney Motorsport Park, Australia on this upcoming 11th April (local time). He will be departed to Sydney through Incheon International Airport today,” told a representative from his agency ‘AllRound Entertainment’ on 9th April.
Ferrari Challenge race series began in 1993 and it was created to serve as a racing platform for Ferrari’s own customers to compete against each other using Ferrari’s car brand. Until now, over 2300 people including amateur and professional racers from 30 countries have participated in this tournament.
And this is the third time Yeon Jung Hoon get chosen to represent South Korean in the Ferrari Challenge race. He also made some great achievements during 2012 and last year’s tournament.
“Participating in the game and becoming a representative of South Korea, Yeon Jung Hoon has a lot of expectation about it. But sill, he is determine to complete the race safely, rather than aiming to win the big game,” added the agency’s official.
Yeon Jung Hoon’s wife, Han Ga In went to Gangwondo’s Inje Speedium International Circuit to support her husband who participated in the Ferrari Challenge Race last year. Unfortunately this time, she won’t be accompanying her husband to Sydney due to some personal affairs that need to be attended. “Han Ga In is unable to accompany Yeon Jung Hoon but she plans to cheer for him at home,” told the agency’s official.
Yeon Jung Hoon was the MC for ‘Top Gear Korea’ from Season 1 until Season 3. He also has been appointed as the ambassador for ‘Ferrari Four’ (also known as FF) , a Ferrari’s first ‘four seat, four wheel drive’ vehicle because of his extraordinary passion on cars.
On the other hand, Yeon Jung Hoon who starred in MBC weekend drama ‘I Summon You, Gold!’ last year, is currently reviewing several projects to work on next besides preparing for the game.