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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...]
WEEKEND GT ACTION AT MONZA, DONINGTON AND OAK TREE
Maranello, 3 October – It's another busy weekend for the Ferrari 458 with GT racing in three locations. The GT Open arrives at Monza for its penultimate round and welcomes a bumper grid of Ferrari to their home track. The American Le Mans Series arrives at the Oak Tree Circuit in Virginia, also for its penultimate round. In the conclusion to its series the British GT championship arrives at the challenging British circuit Donington Park. Of the 33 car grid contesting the Open GT round ...[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...]
ALMS – Ferrari triumphs in the Petit Le Mans
The Extreme Speed Motorsport Ferrari secured a fantastic win in the fifteenth running of the Petit Le Mans, one of the most important rounds of the American Le Mans Series, held at the Road Atlanta circuit in Georgia, USA. Toni Vilander, teamed in the Ferrari with Scott Sharp and Johannes Van Overbeek, had already looked good in qualifying, setting the second fastest time of 1.18.729, before taking the 458 GT2 to the win, even though the final stint was run at a more sedate pace, in order to...[Read more...]
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