ARTCURIAL Auction – 2003 Ferrari 360 Modena Challenge/N-GT

Chassis n° ZFFYR51B000123437
Estimation 180 000 – 240 000 €

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– Interesting N-GT preparation in 2004
– Genuine Ferrari race car
– The future for historic events
– Accompanied by a large amount of spares
– Participated 3 times in the Daytona 24 Hours

This Ferrari 360 Modena first appeared in 2003 in the form of a Challenge, built to factory specification and suitable for track use. However, it was soon modified to 360 Modena N-GT spec, based on the version developed in 2002 by Michelotto in collaboration with Ferrari to run in the Automobile Club de l’Ouest GT class and N-GT FIA events.

This evolution allowed the car to take part in international events above and beyond the typical scope of a Challenge. The preparation was carried out under the direction of Mastercar team’s Mario Crugnola, who used MCS Engineering in Maranello for the engine, and Ermolli Organizzazione Corse, in Varese, for the chassis. It was probably at this point that the car was fitted with various Michelotto parts, including the gearbox (which was not kept by the previous owner, however).

In this configuration and for Mastercar, the car participated in various GT events (in Group N or A) at some of the world’s top circuits. These included the Vallelunga 6 Hours in 2002 (8th), Spa in 2003 (23th) and Monza in 2004 (13th). It took part three times in the Daytona 24 Hours: in 2004 when it finished 36th, 2006 (58th) and in 2007 with Andrea Montermini (68th). For this American race, it wore the spectacular Ecurie Brums livery.

The car also competed in a few races in China in the GT/Open. For this last Asian GT/Open configuration, the engine’s intake flanges were removed, and the displacement increased to 3 750 cm3.
Most of the races that this car has taken part in are listed in the technical passports for the Commissione Sportiva Automobilistica Italiana and the Real Federacion Espanola de Automovilismo.The current owner acquired this special 360 Modena in 2016. He is the son of an eminent member of club Ferrari France, and wanted to follow his father in assembling various Ferrari competition models. He also owns, for example, a 355 Challenge with exceptional racing provenance, which is also being offered in the sale. He had the 360 Modena fully serviced by a specialist in Aix-en-Provence before driving it and has taken part in occasional track days on the circuit at Le Castellet since then. We invite interested parties to consult the file, which contains various documentation along with a list of spare parts coming with the car, including notably a set of wheels, hubs, brake calipers, pieces of bodywork, special filters, alternator, lifting assembly and various smaller spare parts.

Stunning and racy in its red livery “Malboro”, this Modena N-GT has defended the marque’s colours in major events and fulfilled its destiny as a competition car, clocking up an honourable racing provenance. Eligible in Peter Auto, Endurance Racing Legends de Peter Auto, it offers fantastic performance, reliability and, compared to more modern cars, simplicity of use and affordability, along with the unrivalled thrill of being able to slip into the role of a Ferrari racing driver.

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