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2011 Ferrari 458 GTC news, pictures, specifications, and information

A few days after the official launch of the 458 Challenge at the Bologna Motor Show on 2 December, saw the end of a two day shakedown carried out by Ferrari at Fiorano of the 458 GTC, the latest jewel to emerge from Maranello, which will be taking on the opposition in the most important GT races at international level.

The car's development on track has been entrusted to Jaime Melo, the Brazilian who competed in this year's American Le Mans Series wîth the Risi Competizione team. He also teamed up wîth Gianmaria Bruni and Toni Vilander in the AF Corse squad's F430 GT2 to bring the Prancing Horse the Constructors' title in the 2010 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup.

Antonello Coletta, head of the Ferrari Corse Clienti Department had this to say about the initial testing of the 458 GTC: 'We are pleased wîth the feedback we have had from the engineers and drivers about the car.' Development is in its initial statges and this is just the third test the car has undergone at Fiorano. 'Thanks to the good weather these past two day, it has been possible to gather more data than in previous sessions, which were run in snowy and rainy conditions.'

The next step? 'We will continue development over the winter months, which will culminate in the car's debut in the Sebring 12 Hours, the famous endurance race and the first race in next season's American Le Mans Series.'

Source - Ferrari
DAY OF CELEBRATION FOR BRUNI AND THE 458 WITH HUBLOT
Maranello, 11 March – A day of celebration has taken place at Nyon to mark three world titles. This was the 'Ferrari Day' organised on March 10 at the Hublot headquarters to honour Gianmaria Bruni and the Ferrari 458 GT2 of the AF Corse team, who won the drivers, constructors and team titles in the 2013 World Endurance Championship. Along with the Roman driver, Ferrari was represented by the head of the Sporting Activity Department Antonello Coletta, while parked in the courtyard of the N...[Read more...]
On The Podium In Japan And America
Maranello, 20 October – There were two Ferrari podium finishes with different implications over this weekend's international GT races: a second place at Fuji International Speedway and a third at the Petit Le Mans. Fuji was the scene of the seventh round of the FIA World Endurance Championship where rain played a significant part in the outcome. The weather was terrible all day long and, despite the best efforts of the organisers, the 41,000 spectators who braved the elements to come t...[Read more...]
BRITISH & AMERICAN FERRARI ACTION
Maranello 9 August - It is another busy weekend of racing for the extremely successful Ferrari 458 GT car. Cars are in action at Brands Hatch in the UK for the British GT Championship and over in America at Road America for the Grand Am and American Le Mans Series championships. At Brands Hatch it's the fifth round of the seven part British GT Series, as the ranks continue to grow for this popular British Championship the grid now features five Ferrari. Joining the ranks in the FF Cor...[Read more...]
A Busy Endurance Weekend
Maranello 18th July - It is a busy weekend ahead for Ferrari GT cars racing around the world; The Ferrari Challenge Europe visits Portimao in Portugal and the North American Ferrari Challenge is at Lime Rock. The European Le Mans Series (ELMS) returns to action in Austria for the third round of the season. At the circuit of Enzo d Dino Ferrari, Imola the Prancing Horses will be looking to uphold home honour as the Italian GT series takes part in two races for round four of its championshi...[Read more...]
A 458 ITALIA ON THE PODIUM AT SEBRING
Maranello, 17 March -The Risi Competizione 458 Italia finished second in class at the Sebring 12 Hours, the famous endurance race held this year for the sixty second time. At the wheel of the 8 cylinder car entered by the Ferrari of Houston team, Gianmaria Bruni, Matteo Malucelli and Olivier Beretta drove an attacking race throughout, producing a perfect combination of car, strategy and teamwork. Having started from pole and dominated the race right up until the final hour, the Risi Ferrari had ...[Read more...]
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