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1983 Ferrari 308 GTB Michelotto Group B
Ferrari, Michelotto and the 308 GTB
In 1983, the rules of rallying changed, and Group B regulations were introduced. Little did the regulatory powers realise at the time they had changed the face of rallying forever; rallying was about to enter its greatest era.
Over previous years Michelotto had developed the Ferrari 308 GTB into a potent competitor within the Group IV regulations. With the new regulations in place, Michelotto decided to build only four 308’s to Group B specification. One had a 2-valve engine producing 288bhp, while the following three featured the 2927cc V8 Quattrovavole engine using Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection, resulting in an impressive power output of 320bhp, and revving to 8,000 rpm. These three cars also feature the unique competition ‘quick change’ gearbox. Throughout their period competition days, the final drive ratio could be changed in a matter of minutes with a cover being removed to expose a pair of drop gears.
Highly evolved from their street counterparts with the extensive use of titanium and stripped-down body shells, these three Quattrovavole Group B cars were roughly 2 secs/km faster than the Group 4 308’s on any Special Stage. The Quattrovavole 308 Group B was homologated on 1st April 1983 with document B-241.
These Ferrari 308 GTB Michelotto-prepared cars were approved by Ferrari SEFAC and Ferrari North America, and are now Ferrari Classiche eligible, with this example having already been inspected by Ferrari Classiche and certified.
The Ferrari offered here, chassis ZFFHA01B000022409 was delivered to Michelotto Automobili in Padova, Italy in early 1983 where it was upgraded to the ultimate four-valve Group B specification. Michelotto built only four 308 GTB Group B rally cars, with only three of these being fitted with the ultimate specification, four-valve Ferrari V8, Tipo 105 A engine.
Finished in white, this 308 Group B entered two rallies being driven by Maurizio ‘Menes’ Cavalli in the Italian Rally Championship, the Rally Piancavallo where it finished 3rd overall, and the Coppa Liburna rally in mid-September.
On the 19th September 1983, this Ferrari was issued its Certificate of Origin, and first registered to Ferrari S.p.A, Modena, Italy, being assigned the license ‘MO 600480’. The tenth round of the 1983 World Rally Championship was held in Italy, Rallye Sanremo, with this 308 Group B being driven by Federico Ormezzano and co-driver, Claudio Berro. Ormezzano was a former banking and antiques enthusiast, with one of his competition career highlights being victory at the 1982 Autodromo di Monza rally, the last victory for a Lancia Stratos. Berro was clearly a motorsport enthusiast, having been co-driver in rallies with Peugeot Italia and Peugeot Talbot Sport and Alfa Romeo Autodelta, and in 1994 would go on to be the Ferrari Formula 1 Team Manager. At this event the car was sported sponsorship from SABA, a German electronics company. Wearing race number 14, sadly the car retired with half-shaft failure.
The highlight of this cars 1983 season was up next, the Trofeo Villa d’Este rally in early October, with saw Gigi Martinelli and Emilio Radaelli pilot the car to overall victory. After another Italian rally in early November, this 308 was next partnered with Harry Toivonen at the Rallye di San Marino, round forty-four of the 1983 European Rally Championship. With older brother, Henri Toivonen, also competing in the sister Michelotto 308 Group B, Harry pushed hard to beat his brother, although sadly both cars retired. This 308 Group B competed in two further events to end the 1983 rally season, with images of these events included in the car’s extensive history file.
In January 1984, this 308 Group B was bought by Giuliano Michelotto, founder of Automobili Michelotto, before being sold to A.C.I Leasing. Pro Motorsport S.R.L. was the only team to run Michelotto Group B 308’s, with this car, chassis 22409, being assigned to their latest driver signing, Luigi ‘Lucky’ Battistolli.
Round two of the 1984 European Rally Championship saw this 308 enter the Targa Florio Rally, with Lucky making his Ferrari debut. Despite the latest Michelin TRX tyres providing little assistance, Lucky and co-driver Berro finished second overall, with the sister 308 Group B of Antonio Zanini finishing 3rd. A great result for Ferrari, confirming that the brand could be enhanced by an increased presence in rally.
Lucky drove three more events in early 1984 in the European Rally Championship in this 308 Group B, the Rallye delle Quattro Regioni, and the Rally Costa Smeralda and Rallye dell’Isola d’Elba, finishing second overall the final two. In all four events Lucky drove this car, he was partnered in the car by Claudio Berro.
Another first overall was achieved at the Rally della Marca, before 22409 returned to the European Rally Championship in early July with Ormezzano at the Rallye della Lana. The ADAC Deutschland Rallye followed in early September before another outright victory with Paolo Pasutti at the Rallye Nazionale Citta di Bassano del Grappa in late September. Massimo Ercolani race 22409 in the 1984 Rallye di San Marino, before this car finished second in class at the Rallye dell’Autodromo di Monza.
1985 saw European and nine-time Spanish Rally Champion, Antonio Zanini compete with this car in the Spanish Rally Championship. Rally el Corte Ingles also formed part of the European Rally Championship, and for this event, this 308 Group B was repainted blue, with ‘Playa de las Americas’ sponsorship. This race history has been confirmed with Cristiano Michelotto, with evidence of the blue paint still visible on certain areas of the car today, mainly the roof cooling vent.
Perhaps the most interesting event entered by a 308 was the 1985 Baja Montesblancos. This is a rally raid event held in the region of Aragon in Northern Spain and was launched in 1983. Based on the popularity of the African Adventure rallies such as the Paris Dakar and the Paraons Rally, this event was created by a group of French and Spanish enthusiast.
For this rally raid event, the car was refinished in white, with large Marlboro sponsorship. With extreme temperatures, the car was adapted with an enlarged roof scoop and engine cover to aid cooling, with a Perspex deflector added to the bonnet. Larger mud flaps were fitted, with the fronts being faired in to prevent dust being fed to the air intake for the engine, and in true safari-specification, a spare wheel was strapped to the roof. For this rally raid event, Antonio Zanini shared the cabin with Carmelo Ezpeleta. With over 50-degree heat in the cabin, the car was retired.
After this event, 22409 returned to Italy where it was bought by Style Auto Srl and rebuilt by Michelotto Automobili and finished in Rosso Corsa. Now displaying Italian registration ‘PD 784544’, this 308 was displayed at the Ferrari Owners Club of Great Britain meeting in June 1986. At this event, the car was heavily photographed by Ferrari historian, Keith Bluemel, with these pictures contained within the car’s expansive history file.
In the early 1990’s, this 308 Group B was bought by famed collector, Massimo Ferragamo, the son of Salvatore, a well-known Italian shoe designer and founder of luxury high-end retailer, Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. Having passed through a French dealer, this 308 was purchased by Robert ‘Bob’ Benedict in the United States of America. During this time, the car received maintenance from Motion Products Inc, before returning to Europe with the current owner in 2006. Upon arrival, this car was road-registered in the UK, and assigned license ‘YEL 938S’. During this ownership, this 308 Group B has been regularly campaigned in the Ferrari historic Challenge in 2006 and 2007.
Importantly, in 2007 this Ferrari 308 GTB Michelotto Group B was inspected and certified by Ferrari Classiche. The red certification binder accompanying this Ferrari confirms it to retain its original chassis, engine, gearbox and differential.
Michelotto built only four Group B 308 GTB’s, with this car, chassis 22409, being one of only three fitted with the ultimate four-valve Ferrari V8 engine. Any Michelotto-built Ferrari is special, but this Ferrari Classiche Certified and fully matching numbers 308 Group B participated in the golden era of rallying at World and European levels. Today, these cars are highly sought after for a variety of the world’s major historic motorsport events, including the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Tour Auto or Modena Cento Ore rallies, or Rallylegend, but are you ready to get behind the wheel?
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1993 FERRARI 348 GT COMPETIZIONE
The ex-Oprey car and one of three with racing history
For sale by Jan B. Lühn – Details HERE
• One of 11 built 348 GT Competizione
• One of three cars with period racing history
• Freshly overhauled by Michelotto
• Eligible for the Ferrari Club Competizione GT
Chassis No 84248
The Ferrari 348 was build as a replacement for the 328. It was presented in 1989 and was built until 1995 as a mid-engine V8-powered 2-seat sports car. It was the final V8 model developed under the direction of Enzo Ferrari before his death, commissioned to production posthumously.
Specific history of this car:
Chassis number #84248 is one of 11 cars being hand built by Michelotto in Padua (nine 348 GTCs and two 348 GT LM). From mid 1993 it was for the first time ever possible to purchase a customers competition car directly from Ferrari. Suitable for several top racing series as Le Mans, Daytona and Sebring, these cars would be pitched up against the likes of Porsche’s mighty 911 RSR’s and the Venturi 400.
Michelotto fitted hot 360bhp engines with reconfigured fuel mapping and F40 halfshafts into the GT Competiziones. Also the bodywork was changed, including a Lexan rear window and lightweight alloy panels for the front lid and engine cover. Carbon composite was used for the doors, bumpers and the undertray, supplementary ducts feeding cool air to the rear brakes. The brakes themselves were uprated 15-inch cross-drilled Brembo discs, wider Speedline five-spoke magnesium wheels being typically shod with slick Goodyear tyres. Michelotto uprated the suspension with fully adjustable Koni dampers and anti dive geometry, strengthening gussets having been installed around the engine bay. The cockpits were completely stripped and fitted with an FIA-spec roll cage, OMP race seats and occasionally, electric windows. Just eleven Michelotto Competizione’s were built, most going straight to collectors who rarely chose to race them.
This specific car was purchased new by the well known dutch Ferrari collector Michel Oprey. He raced the car in several races including among others the Ferrari-Porsche-Challenge from ‘94-’96. On the racetrack he later replaced the car with a Ferrari F40 LM but kept the 348 in his private collection.
The previous owner purchased the car directly from Michel Oprey but never really used it. Since we purchased the car, the GTC went straight back to Michelotto for a complete check and partial restoration. The car has now been returned back to the livery of the 90’s when Oprey raced it in the Porsche-Ferrari Challenge the Netherlands and Germany.
It is believed that #84248 is one of only three 348 GT Competizione that really raced in period.
This is a very rare opportunity to purchase of the first factory built Ferrari GT racing cars. These cars are still very competitive in the right hands and the car can be seen as an entry ticket into prestigious events as the official Ferrari Club Competizione GT, the Masters Series or the Global Endurance races organized by Peter Auto.
1994 Ferrari 348 Challenge at Worldwide Auctioneers
Estimate is around US $ 150.000
CHASSIS NO: ZFFRG35A5R0098818
All details and more informations about the auction HERE
• 1 of only 32 factory Challenge race cars produced by Ferrari
• One of the only cars that was never raced
• Only 20,772 miles from new
• Exceptional original condition
• Included are books, tools, records, window sticker and extra keys
3,405 cc DOHC V-8 engine, Bosch Motronic fuel injection, 312 HP at 7,200 RPM, five-speed manual transaxle, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, four-wheel double-wishbone suspension with coil springs and shock absorbers
The 348 Challenge cars were the first in the line of the Ferrari Challenge models which are still being produced to this day. As an important part of modern Ferrari history, genuine Challenge cars are now becoming increasingly sought-after. These original factory race cars were modified from the factory with special features that included factory roll bar mounts, racing belt eyelets behind the driver and passenger seats, lightweight fiberglass bumpers and modified suspension geometry. These special factory race cars were then shipped from Maranello to authorized Ferrari dealers for their final Challenge specification parts to be installed. These items included OMP roll cages, OMP racing seats, OMP five-point harnesses, 18” Speedline wheels, Challenge specification exhausts, Challenge springs and more. The Ferrari 348 and 355 Challenge cars have the distinction of being the last Ferrari factory racing cars produced that could be driven on the street and mark the end of an era. These last Challenge cars still retained a manual gearbox and do not have on-board computers, traction control and F1 gearboxes, making them fairly easy to repair and service. These cars are raw, pure and very fun to drive.
Ferrari produced just 32 factory Challenge cars for the American market. This exceptional example, Chassis Number 098818, was delivered new to Ferrari of Monterey, in Monterey, California. The owner’s manual was signed by none other than Al Roberts, of Ferrari Challenge fame. What is most unusual and of interest to many Ferrari historians is the fact that the words “Challenge Package” and “Ferrari 348 TB Challenge” are written on its original factory window sticker. Equally rare is the fact that this 348 Challenge is potentially one of only three or four of these cars never converted for racing. It has never been raced and has spent its entire life as a road car in Southern California. This highly desirable Ferrari is in stunning original condition with original paint, original interior and with all its rare and identifiable Ferrari 348 Challenge specifications. Equally at home on the road or on the track, this is a rare chance to acquire one of the most significant Ferraris of the era.
More Details here direct at the sellers website http://www.vdvgrant.be/en/ferrari/348-gtb-challenge
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The GTB was the last version of the 348 coupe to be built. Subtle changes were incorporated to improve the styling, suspension geometry, chassis and engine power over the previous 348 TB model. One of only 252 produced this particular GTB chassis 98542 was purchased new in early 1994 by Mr. M Oprey through the famous Dutch Ferrari importer Kroymans. The car was immediately converted to Ferrari Challenge specification using the Ferrari supplied Challenge kit by DLR Tuning in Holland for the 1994 race season. It then raced in the European Ferrari Challenge Championship 1994-1995 without incident. The majority of the original 348 Challenge cars were converted from 348 TB or TS cars making this GTB example extremely rare.
The 348 Challenge cars were the first in the line of the Ferrari Challenge models which are still being produced to this day. As an important part of modern Ferrari history genuine Challenge cars with period racing history are now becoming increasingly sought after. This unmolested car has covered 10,067km and is complete with its original warranty manual, Ferrari supplied 348 Challenge Press photographs/documents and 348 GT Owner’s manual. The 348 Challenge is one of the last Ferraris to offer a pure driving experience with no power assistance or electronic aids; equally at home on the road or on the track.
1992 Ferrari 348 Challenge
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We are pleased to offer 1992 Ferrari 348 Challenge s/n 93016, built new as the 2nd 348 Series Speciale, which were built exclusively for the North American market, and then updated to 348 Challenge specs. Every aspect of the 348 Series Speciale was improved, with a host of incremental changes which improved over the standard 348. The mid-mounted Tipo F119 3.4- DOHC 32-valve V8 was tuned and fitted with a freer-flowing exhaust system which boosted total output to 312 horsepower which, when combined with a shorter final drive ratio gave a 0-60 miles times of 5.3 seconds. Further enhancements included revised suspension settings, Pirelli P Zero tires, new F40-inspired front and rear bumpers, side skirts and a wider rear track, increased by 50mm. The body was further revised with new front and rear grilles (with minimal horizontal slats in the back) finished with chrome front and rear Prancing Horse emblems and unique taillights. Inside, F40 Kevlar bucket seats covered in Connolly leather were offered, with leather trim continued on the door panels and dashboard. Each 348 Speciale was designated by a sequential production number plate, affixed to the inside of the passenger side door post.
As a USA model, s/n 93016 was delivered from new with an EPA and DOT plate showing it was built to be smog legal and, unlike the later 360 and newer Challenge cars, the 348 Challenge cars are pre-OBDII, came with a “street” title and can be licensed for the street in most states. The Ferrari Challenge was launched in early 1993 as an entry-level series for the tifosi, expanding on Ferraris long history of building winning GT race cars, while energizing their fan base, and, hopefully, improving sales of the 348s. For 1993 the Challenge Series races was limited only to the Italian and European series, but in 1994 the 348 Challenge Series came to the US, with the first race on 11 Feb., 1994 at Moroso in Florida as part of the Cavallino Classic weekend. While most European model 348 Challenge cars were converted street cars, the North American market 348 Challenge cars were based on the Series Speciale 348tb and 348 ts modified by the selling dealers with a factory supplied “Challenge” kit as race cars. The widely accepted number for the Series Speciale cars is 32 TBs and 13 TSs for a total of only 45 Factory built Series Speciale 348s.
The 348 was the final design overseen by chief stylist Leonardo Fioravanti, known for many famed Ferraris, starting with the 365 GTB/4 Daytona, the 365 and 512 BB, the 288 GTO and the F40, the P5 and P6 and more. Power came from a dry-sumped 3.4-litre quad-cam, four-valve-per-cylinder V8 engine and these later cars are good for 312hp at 7,200 rpm, have a a wider rear track (50mm), a free flow exhaust system, and a shorter ratio final drive. The “T” in the model name 348 TB and TS refers to the transverse position of the gearbox. Everything that came after the 348 Series Speciale; the 355 Series Fiorano, the 360 Challenge Stradale, the 430 Scuderia, the 458 Speciale and the 488 Challenge are all descendants of the 348 Series Speciale.
This 348 Series Speciale, s/n 93016, was sold new by Miller Motorcars and in 1994 was updated to Challenge specs for the current owner with a Factory supplied OMP roll cage, OMP racing seats with Simpson 5-point racing seat belts, a Momo steering wheel, 18” Speedline magnesium wheels and an OMP cockpit and engine bay fire extinguisher. Miller Motorcars also added a racing clutch, solid suspension bushings, a large oil cooler behind the front grille and a bigger “wink” inside rear view mirror. As a 348 Series Speciale # 002 it also came with updated suspension pickup points, more power and lighter weight. Everything on these 348 Series Speciale cars was a little bit better and a little bit more evolved, righting a lot of wrongs with the earlier 348s.
The current owner bought the car in early 1994 with 2,000 miles, raced it in the second half of the 1994 season, sat out the 1995 season and the ran in the first race of the 1996 season at Homestead, Florida before retiring the car to re-enter air show flying, keeping the car until 2000 when it was sold to a friend who was interested in the car due to its pristine condition. It was highly detailed and shown at several regional and national Ferrari Concours shows including the 2000 FCA North American Field and Driving Concours at Colorado Springs, scoring a Silver class Award. The original owner bought it back in 2009 and has kept it since. 348 Challenge s/n 93016 has only 6,106 miles.
Today, this 6,106 mile Speciale presents extremely well overall with exceptionally nice paint. The hood, deck lid, and doors open and shut easily with excellent factory panel gaps and consistent bumper to body fit. The gloss white Speedline wheels are in very good condition with no notable damage to the surfaces or edges. The glass, trim, and body colored accents are all in excellent condition, including the chrome emblems and script and the lower Testarossa inspired door intake strakes. 348 Challenge s/n 93016 still carries its period racing livery and the side strakes are nicely accented with yellow pinstripes. The lighting and lenses throughout the car remain in excellent condition as well, showing no significant chips or marks, all of which appear to be original equipment.
The race seats are in excellent condition. The dash pad is nicely maintained boasting a clean instrument panel with correct factory features, gated shifter, and door panels unique to the Speciale. The engine compartment and trunk are likewise nicely maintained with good factory finishes and proper care. The engine is clean and properly maintained with factory finishes and engine components. The chassis appears very clean, free from any structural damage or compromise to the suspension or exhaust. The condition of the undercarriage further supports the mileage recorded on this car.
As one might expect of a low mileage, well maintained Ferrari, this 348 tb Serie Speciale Challenge car performs very well. The car is both user-friendly and street-able. The car starts instantly and idles with a throaty growl. The steering is incredibly responsive and communicative, with no play. There is a wonderfully linear, naturally aspirated feel to the powertrain, while braking is responsive and competent, with a firm, high pedal which inspires the driver’s confidence. Visibility is very good, while the low stance and nicely gripping OMP racing seats truly validate the refinements that the 348 tb Speciale and Challenge cars received during development. The enormous grip of the 225/40 ZR 18 front and 265/40 ZR 18 rear Pilot Super Sports allows the car to be driven deceptively quickly for a 28 year old car. In 2015 348 Challenge s/n 93016 was serviced by Pocono Sports Cars with an engine out teardown, service and rebuild, new brakes, a new clutch, a new water pump and “sticky” switches at a cost of $16,722.53. We have the invoices on file. She comes four spare front and two spare rear factory wheels and four front and three rear white “Speedline” racing wheels plus a medium size spare race seat. Priced to sell at $79,500 or best offer.
1997 Ferrari F355 Challenge
All details and more pictures HERE
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
Seller’s Description: Low Mileage
The Ferrari Challenge is the longest running single marque race series ever. Gentlemen drivers compete in similar cars under a strict set of rules. The racing is nearly as thrilling as the car competing.
Our F355 Challenge purchased by a New Jersey based enthusiast. He used it exclusively in club and hobby track days. Never crashing or otherwise damaging the car.
It was then passed to another Northeast based enthusiasts who seldom used the car. It was then sold to us through a Boston area Ferrari shop. We have taken it to a couple track events where it has performed flawlessly.
The car has less than 10,000 miles. It features dual racing seats, a sport exhaust, front splitter, and a rear wing. It is an excellent car for club track days, a retired Challenge car series, or just collecting.
1996 Ferrari F355 Challenge
All details HERE
Mileage : 18.350 Kms
First registration date : 1996
Color : Red
Interior color : Black
Power (kw) : 280
Power (cv) : 380
Cubic capacity : 3496cc
Number of cylinders : 8
Fuel type : Petrol
Gearbox : Manual
Layout : RWD
Number of seats : 2
More info coming soon..
1995 Ferrari F355 Challenge, street legal, Championship winner
Details and more Pictures: https://www.classicdriver.com/de/car/ferrari/f355/1995/542590
All taxes paied, Car is in Austria. Major technical service done with invoices.
This particular 355 was campaigned extensively (and very successfully) in the North American Challenge Series, from 1997 to 2000. With many first places across the country, throughout its career, it was actually 1st overall, in the 2000 season!
What makes this car even more special however, is the fact that it is titled for road use. A total of just 108 F355 Challenge cars were built (18 of which were right hand drive), making them extremely rare, but finding a road legal example, with a US title, is far rarer still (possibly, one of only two such cars in the US and one of only ten worldwide).
This therefore, represents an unparalleled opportunity to purchase not only one of the rarest examples of the last manual transmission, Ferrari Challenge cars, but also a championship-winning one with a superb racing history!
1997 Ferrari F355 Challenge USA:
Driver: Carlos Hank Jr.
Sebring March 15-16, 5th
Texas World Speedway April 26-27, Race one: 1st, Race two: 2nd
Sears Point May 16-17, 1st
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve June 13-15, 2nd
Lime Rock August 1-2, Race one 2nd, Race two 1st
Las Vegas Motor Speedway September 18-20, 4th
Ferrari Challenge International Finals, Pergusa, Italy November 7-9
Race one 6th, Race two 5th
USA Championship 3rd (1670 pts)
1998 Ferrari F355 Challenge USA:
Driver: Carlos Hank Jr.
Lime Rock June 26-27, Race one 1st, Race two 6th
Road Atlanta August 1-2, Race one 4th, Race two 3rd
Pikes Peak September 19-20, 18th
1999 Ferrari F355 Challenge USA:
Color changed to Argento, car number 69
Driver: Christian Briggs
Willow Springs March 5-7, 11th
Sebring March 19-21, 9th
Homestead April 16-18, Race one 19th, Race two 15th, Enduro 3rd
Lime Rock June 25-27, Race one 16th, Race two 14th, Enduro 8th
Road Atlanta August 6-8, Race one 7th, Race two 18th, Enduro 5th
Laguna Seca October 9-10, 15th
USA Championship 10th (tie), Endro 5th
2000 Ferrari F355 Challenge USA:
Driver: Christian Briggs
Homestead April 9, 1st
Pikes Peak April 29, 1st
Road Atlanta May 19, 13th (fastest qualifier 1:34.944/95.551mph)
Road Atlanta May 20, 1st
Road Atlanta May 21, Enduro 11th
Montreal June 18, 6th (F355)
Lime Rock July 14th, 3rd
Road America August 5-6, Race one 1st, Race two 1st
Indianapolis Motor Speedway September 23-24, Race one 2nd (F355), Race two 6th (F355)
USA Championship 1st overall, Enduro 13th overall
World finals Mugello, Italy December 18, 1st
It has just completed a full, engine-out service at a cost of over $19,000 and is consequently ready to enjoy on the road & track immediately!
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A unique and special 1994 Ferrari F355 Challenge car with european street legal title
One of the FIRST – A unique and special 1994 Ferrari F355 Challenge car with european street legal title.
This 355 Challenge was delivered as a Berlinetta to a well known Ferrari Dealer. At that time there was a Challenge KIT available from Ferrari which was bought by the Dealer and mounted according to the Ferrari Cahllenge specifications into the car to race in his own Team. Thats the reason, why this car has a street legal titel. This was possible only in the year 1994, as from 1995/1996 on, Ferrari delivered purely factory made race cars without street legal titles.
The car is from 1994 so one of the first Challenge cars ever.
The car comes with a fresh service from a well known Ferrari Dealer.
This Ferrari has been restored making perhaps best condition 355 CH available anywhere.
Painted in the original Rosso Corsa.
New Paint, new livery graphics (removable if purchaser so desires), new leather dash & new leather trim around the rear window, new alcantara headliner, new Pirelli Trofeo tires, all the interior plastic switches were refinished so as to eliminate any of the so-called “sticky” parts. New Challenge set covers were obtained from Italy, including seat cushions, to restore the seats to new looking condition. A lot of Carbon parts in the interior. An engine-out service & detail was performed, seatbelts restored, new windshield (original windshield had a few pit marks), restored wheels, etc.
This F355CH marks the end of the Enzo Era. There will never be another Ferrari road and track race-car like this. A car you can drive to the track, race and drive home.
Asking price 150.000 EUR
Ferrari 355 Challenge – Ferrari Official Certification
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1995 Ferrari F355 Challenge – street legal
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The Ferrari F355 Berlinetta was introduced at the 1994 Geneva Motor Show; the highly demanded successor to the now ageing 348. The 355 was not only a stark improvement stylistically on the 348, but it also saw a number of technical improvements, such as power steering and electronically controlled damping.
The F355 name referred to the new 3.5-litre V8 engine with 5 valves per cylinder; a unit capable of propelling the beautiful Pininfarina-styled body to 60mph in under 5 seconds and top speed in excess of 180 mph. Further, the motor is responsible for what remains today one of the finest engine notes ever to come from Maranello.
In 1995, Ferrari revealed a race-spec F355 Challenge model to be used specifically in the Ferrari Challenge race series. This involved a $30,000 factory-to-dealer upgrade kit. This upgrade package encompassed a large number of modifications to the standard F355 Berlinetta including a roll-cage, bucket seats, competition steering wheel, lightweight exhaust, rear wing, competition clutch, competition springs, and a lightened front bumper.
The F355 Challenge was also given new 18″ Speedline magnesium wheels that were wrapped in Pirelli racing slicks, whilst upgraded Brembo brakes, carried over directly from the F40 helped improve the car’s stopping power.
Just 108 original F355 Challenge cars were produced in total, all fitted with the iconic 6-speed gated manual transmission. The car we are delighted to offer is an EU supplied example that raced within the Ferrari Challenge series for Team Ferrari Eberlein with the Gentleman driver Dieter Weigl. The car benefitted from a full engine out service at an official Ferrari Dealer in Austria with invoice in October 2015. The car is also fully street legal, making it a great opportunity to obtain a highly collectable Ferrari that can be enjoyed thoroughly on both the road and track!
1995 Ferrari F355 Challenge for sale at Ferrari Houston TX
Price is US$ 179.995
More details and pictures HERE
1995 Ferrari 355 Challenge
Asking Price is EUR 195.000,–
Direkt link to the sale: http://www.cocmotors.com/carsellers/ferrari-355-challenge/
1998 Ferrari F355 Challenge “Evoluzione”
See more Details, Pictures and talk about the Ferrari HERE at the Challenge board
Serial Number – 111869…
1998 Ferrari F355 Challenge – Factory Challenge “Type A – Evoluzione” – 1 of 40 in the world
6-Speed Gated Manual Transmission
Original Color – Blue Pozzi in 1998
Double Orange Stripes added in 1999
Painted Nero with Double Silver Stripes in 2003
VIN – ZFFXR41A0W0111869
1. It’s one of the most heavily, and famously, sponsored Ferrari F355 Challenge Cars in the North American Series. It’s sponsors included:
a. Discovery Channel – John Hendricks
b. Speedvision – Roger Werner – became Speed Channel then Fox Sports
c. STARZ!, BET, Encore Media, Showtime, The Movie Channel – John Sie
d. Commscope – Frank Drendel – designs and builds the connectivity for many of the world’s most advanced cable and internet networks.
e. General Instrument – specializing in semiconductors and cable television equipment – past CEO was Donald Rumsfeld… / Acquired by Google then Arris
f. Antec – John Egan – pioneered development of optical products for the cable television industry / Acquired Nortel then changed name to Arris
2. Original owner / driver was Tim Robertson of Virginia Beach, VA – The Family Channel CEO, Co-founder of Major League Lacrosse, and son of evangelist minister and presidential candidate Pat Robertson
3. Car is a factory built Challenge Car and is one of 40 Final Evoluzione versions – authentically restored with all original parts and correct livery.
4. Fully documented race history, maintenance and ownership history.
5. Very well maintained example – It has a new gas tank and all new fuel lines – those two simple items should tell you plenty on it’s current condition and caretakers.
6. Lower mileage example
7. No leaks or drips. No Check Engine Lights. No Slowdown Lights.
8. Honest, knowledgable Seller, and regular on Ferrarichat.com with multiple F355 in the same garage
Car has the following Upgrades
1. Steel Valve Guides
2. Factory Challenge Exhaust (designed similarly to a tubi) – also includes a second original Straight-Pipe Challenge Exhaust (the very loud one)
3. Fabspeed straight pipes without bypass valve
4. All Plastic Parts (that are known to get sticky) have been refinished and restored with lazer-etched , proper graphics by Sticky RX.
5. Carbon Fiber Door Panels
6. Lightweight Headlight Buckets
7. Wired with roof antenna for radio communication capability
1. Minor rock chips on nose and 2” crack on front bumper from track curbing
2. Typical buttress cracks seen on all F355 berlinetta’s
3. One rear heat shield over cv boot is worn and should be replaced
4. Undertray fiberglass has some chips from track curbing
5. Leather pulling on dash instrument pod
6. Rear Window is curved Plexi – some might call that a pro as it is lighter weight and cannot crack
7. Does not include headlights or headlight motors (rules allowed deleting these items for racing)
8. Horn does not operate
9. Has correct North American Turn Signals but they do not do not operate – (rules allowed deleting these items for racing)
Detailed Maintenance History
1. Replaced Engine – Foreign Cars Italia – at Road Atlanta using the North American Ferrari Service Truck – August 1998 – Foreign Cars Italia
2. Rebuilt Gearbox – March 1999 – Ferrari of Atlanta
3. Replace Clutch and Flywheel – June 1999 – Ferrari of Atlanta
4. Replace Windshield – October 2002 – Ferrari of Atlanta
5. Engine Out / Belts – April 2005 – Lake Forest Sportscars
6. Engine Out / Belts – December 2009 – Lake Forest Sportscars
7. Brake Rotors / Pads – January 2011 – Lake Forest Sportscars
8. Replaced all Fuel lines / hoses / gas tank / Fire suppression system – January 2012 – Lake Forest Sportscars
9. Engine Out / Belts – February 2015 – Lake Forest Sportscars
1. Tim Robertson – Virginia Beach, Virginia – Feb 1998 thru March 2001, Media CEO and son of evangelist minister and presidential candidate Pat Robertson, also owner of Ferrari 360 Challenge raced in the series
2. Bob Mayer – Atlanta, Georgia – March 2001 thru May 2003, raced in the SCCA Atlanta T1 series, owner of Ferrari F355 Berlinetta
3. Gary Kachadurian – Chicago, Illinois – May 2003 thru Sept 2004, real estate magnet – multiple Ferrari owner including 512tr, F355 berlinetta and others
4. Rick Mancuso – Chicago, Illinois – October 2004 thru January 2011, President of Lake Forest Sportscars – an official Ferrari dealer in Chicago, multiple Ferrari owner of many rare street and race cars. Is an original sponsor of the Ferrari Challenge Series
5. Ken Griffin – Chicago, Illinois – February 2011 thru February 2015, CEO of global investment firm “Citadel”, multiple Ferrari owner including LaFerrari, Enzo, etc…
6. Robb Williamson and his brother – February 2015 to Present –Corporate Location Photographer and Doctor, owners of other Ferrari F355 Berlinetta, Ferrari F355 GTS, Ferrari 328 GTS.
Additional Items Included
1. OEM Speedline Challenge Rims in silver with slicks currently on the car (used one weekend) – Extra spare Set of OEM Speedline Challenge Rims in silver (without tires) to use for additional slicks or rain tires
2. OEM Window Safety Netting and mount
3. OEM OMP Fire Extinguisher Tank
4. OEM Leather owner’s pouch with all books, manuals, and papers – 1998
5. Scanned OEM Challenge Rules and Regulation booklets for 1998, 1999, and 2000 seasons
6. One OEM Key – one aftermarket copy
7. Two OEM A.E. Lorioli keychain – 1998
8. Original Leather Key Fob from Foreign Cars Italia – 1998
9. OEM steering wheel cover, two seat covers, and red nylon carry bag – aftermarket red car cover to fit over wing
10. OEM emergency service light
11. OEM Leather stereo blank plate installed in car
12. Original History Monograph with all complete scanned race records and team paperwork
13. Original Team crew Shirt from Race Team
14. Original T-Shirt from Race Team
15. OEM F355 Press Kit Brochure
16. OEM F355 Leather tool case – missing some tools and 2 trays
17. Binder with Hard Copies of all maintenance service records
18. B&W Xerox Copy of MSO (Manufacturer Statement of Origin – Certificate of Origin of Vehicle)
19. USB thumb drive with digital copies of all history and records
20. IN-car video of training sessions
21. Digital copy of Montreal Challenge Race in 1998 with letter documentation
22. Historic Photos of car racing in Ferrari Challenge series
23. Current Photos of Car on track
You will find very few Ferrari Challenge cars anywhere in the world more complete. Few F355 Challenge cars come up for sale in a year. When you see one, look closely for what it is “not” coming with. Look at all the parts that are not original or what it is missing. Many of the cars in the US ran in the SCCA racing series and lost much originality with changes to the car because of their different regulations. Then look to see if the car looks like rats have made it home with owners that just did not care and put away very wet without much care. You will find many challenge cars in this condition. It will take quite a lot of money to bring them back and that is just the aesthetics. All the small things add up. We have seen other challenge cars with mechanical difficulties due to lack of use and owner neglect. I’d think most buying a Ferrari for the track would love it to run like an industrial sewing machine – one that just purs and goes and goes, and goes without issues. If a car is missing parts – they are likely to never be seen again. Then there is the question about the car’s sponsorship. Was it sponsored by a local dentist or did it have backing like The Discovery Channel, Speedvision, and major Cable Entertainment Channels? It would seem that the latter is likely to look great anywhere and will continue to hold interest and demand throughout the future. Does the car have interesting history? Do you know what place it finished or is there no clue as to it’s original driver and their story of how they got involved in the series?
So if you are looking for a complete car and one that you can proudly put in your collection, look no further. We started with a good Ferrari – it is now a great Ferrari. It’s now up to the new owner to pick and choose how to enjoy. The sky is the limit.
F355 Challenge car values seem to float around $130k for a car without history – these are usually missing many original challenge parts like seats, the roll cage, brakes, etc – or one that looks like it has sat with the rats and was put away very wet. There is a huge difference between the lower priced cars and the higher priced cars. There is also a difference in value for the Factory Challenge cars and Evolutione cars which are rarer in number. The nice cars have been sold for as high as $245,000 to collectors in Europe in recent history.
This car is priced firmly at $185,000 based on completeness of records, parts, and famous corporate sponsorship. We are open to trade(s) of other Ferrari’s or challenge cars.
The car comes with a B&W Xerox copy of the MSO (Manufacturer’s Statement of Origin). Depending on different states or countries, this may enable a collector to register the car for street driving. We are still working with the original driver who is searching his storage for the original document. – But the car is definitely better suited on track with its precise, and tight suspension, lower ground clearance, and other track focused features. It shines on the track and will leave many newer street Ferrari’s in the dust there.
If you are a collector and want a Challenge car with unique history and fame, then look no further and just enjoy. Contact me for further information.
Full Race History
1998 Ferrari Challenge Season
Tim Robertson – # 91
April 25-26 – Homestead, FL
Race One – 15th
Race Two – 15th
Endurance Challenge – 5th
May 9-10, 1998 – Texas World Speedway, TX
Race One – 18th
June 5-7, 1998 – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Race One – 18th
June 26-27, 1998 – Lime Rock Park, CT
Race One – 16th
Race Two – 14th
Endurance Challenge – 14th
August 1-2, 1998 – Road Atlanta, GA
Race One – DNS
Race Two – DNS
Endurance Race – DNS
Septmber 19-20, 1998 – Pikes Peak International Raceway, CO
Race One – DNS
Race Two – DNS
Endurance Race – DNS
November 7-8, 1998 – Imola, Italy
Did not attend
1998 Season Final Drivers Standings – 21st with 260 points
1998 Season Endurance Challenge Championship – 16th
1999 Ferrari Challenge Season
Tim Robertson – # 91 – Ferrari of Atlanta
Race One – 10th
Race Two – 10th
Endurance Race – 5th
March 5-7, 1999 – Willow Springs, CA
Race One – 16th
March 19-21, 1999 – Sebring FL
Race One – 12th
April 16-18, 1999 – Homestead, FL
Race One – 14th
Race Two – 10th
Endurance Race – 9th
June 25-27, 1999 Lime Rock Park, CT
Race One – 20th
Race Two – 18th
Endurance Race – 6th – Tim Robertson / Matt Drendel
August 6-8, 1999 – Road Atlanta, GA
Race One – 11th
Race Two – 9th
Endurance Race – 6th
October 9-10, 1999 – Laguna Seca, Salinas, CA
Race One – 22nd
November 5-7, 1999 – Vallelunga, Rome, Italy
Did not attend
December 3-5, 1999 – Homestead, Florida
Challenge Enduro 6-hour race – Tim Robertson raced in the # 77 car with Jim McCormick, Sandy Reddin, and Allie Ash – 4th
1999 Season Final Drivers Standings – 9th
1999 Season Endurance Challenge Championship – 3rd
1999 Season Dealer Championship – 4th
1999 Season Dealer Endurance Championship – 2nd
2000 Ferrari Challenge Season
Tim Robertson – # 16
May 19, 2000 – Road Atlanta, GA
Race One – 8th
Race Two – 5th
Joe Masessa / Michael Louli / Philip Shearer – # 16 – Ferrari of Atlanta
29 Nov -3 Dec, 2000 – Homestead, FL
Challenge Enduro 6-hour race / race concluded early for safety concerns with 17 360’s and 5 F355’s – 12th overall
Street legal Ferrari F355 challenge for sale
See more Details and the contact HERe at the board
Model: 355 Challenge
In a nutshell, not going to bore you with a novel, if you want a 355 Challenge you know this car.
Car is Black now as it won the Championship in 2013
Located in Los Angeles, California
Originally the car was white, special ordered with the brightest white leather interior, carpeting (ala Miami Vice Testorossa) for the owner of World Wide Motors in Rockland County NY.
Comes with original super white door panels and center console. Lots of the original parts also, too many to list.
Car delivered to Wide World of Motors, Spring Valley NY with incorrect Cyl heads (348). car sent back to Ferrari Italy for engine “correction” Then proceeded to win in the Challenge series.
1996-7 Tom Papadopoulos – F355 Challenge Champion (Wide World of Motors Campaigned)
1998-2001 Kurt Carlson
2007-2013 Greg Griffin. F355 Challenge Champion 2013 (Speedworks Campaigned, extensive paperwork )
This car is unrestored 100% race patina from years of Challenge Racing, no leather smell here just the pheromones of Champions. This may be the last un molested true race car from that era. Ready for a Museum or continue gentleman racing
Car has been and continues to be titled, street registered in the USA. One of the original 32 to still fly it’s true colors as intended.
Car is a blast to drive, I still take it to the track stretching its legs as intended by Ferrari and street drive to special events locally.
$249k or interesting trades
1994 Ferrari F355 – Challenge
More details and pictures HERE
Race history from 1995 – 1999
1995 Challenge Europa Süd, Team Paolo Jasson und Giorgio Schön
1996 Challenge Europa Süd, Driver: Fabian Peroni
1997 Challenge Europa Süd, Driver: Alberto de Bernardi
1999 World Final Vallelunga, Driver: Vinzenzo Martinez
– street legal since September 1996
– German street registration
– last timing belt change at 50,000 km in November 2015
– roll cage and racing seats has been removed and black leather road interior fitted
Subject to errors and prior sale
2002 Ferrari 360 Challenge (road legal)
Details about the car HERE
This is a limited racing car specced for public road use.
As it has never been on any races and has low mileage, it really is in exceptional condition throughout
Sideslip prevention device
Low down body
Combining power and elegance, it is surely a testament to Ferrari’s spectacular success in the racing car industry
1999 Ferrari 360 Modena N-GT/GT2
Asking Price is EUR 400.000,–
Details an mnore photos HERE
This stunning 360 Modena, prepared to N-GT specs – later renamed GT2 (same as the car which won the 2001 FIA GT World Championship with Pescatori/Terrien), has a very successful racing history in Italy, regularly driven to the top spot of the podium by gentleman driver Franco Putelli.
Regularly maintained by a former Ferrari factory mechanic, the car is in perfect running order, ready to offer you the greatest adrenalin kick of your life.
The Ferrari F430 shared its aluminum chassis with the 360 that preceded it, but its Pininfarina-penned styling charted a new course for Maranello. The F430 channeled Ferrari’s past designs with taillights from the Enzo, Testarossa-like side mirrors that stretched out from its A-pillars, and ducts integrated into its sides and front fascia akin to 1960s Formula 1 cars. Pininfarina’s Frank Stephenson is credited with the F430’s striking design.Though its styling was eye-catching, the F430’s big newsmaker at its debut at the 2004 Geneva Motor Show was under its glass engine cover. The F430 marked the first use of Ferrari’s new dual overhead camshaft, 32-valve V-8 engine, codenamed F136 E. The 90-degree V-8 was co-developed with Maserati, but Maranello’s version got its own 180-degree flat-plane crankshaft. Chain-driven camshafts replaced rubber belts in the automaker’s previous eight-cylinder. The new, modern V-8 was the first clean-sheet design for Ferrari in about half a century. The new engine sent its approximately 490 hp to the rear wheels via either a six-speed manual transmission or the automaker’s six-speed F1 gearbox.It did not take long for Ferrari to take the wraps off a GT2 racing version of the F430. Developed with longtime racing partner Michelotto Automobili, the F430 GTC was eligible for American Le Mans Series racing, the Le Mans Series, the FIA GT Championship, and even the 24 Hours of Le Mans!The F430 GTC made use of a downsized 4.0-liter version of the new V-8 in order to comply with FIA rules. The F430 GTC’s engine was rated at 470 hp, but its impressive power-to-weight ratio meant it was significantly faster than the 550-hp F430 GT3. A six-speed sequential-shift transmission put power to the wheels in rapid fashion. The F430 GTC featured a big rear wing with an integrated Gurney flap to enhance the design’s already impressive downforce plus carbon fiber body panels to reduce weight. Race cars rode on 18-inch center-lock lightweight wheels wrapped in Michelin racing slicks rather than the 19-inch wheels with Pirelli tires on street cars. While the road-going F430 debuted adjustable dampers could be tweaked via a knob on its steering wheel, the F430 GTC’s suspension retained garage-only adjustment. Noting the difference between the street F430 and the F430 GTC during a test at Miller Motorsports Park in Utah in 2012, Road & Track wrote that the two Ferraris “are like shades of red: in a similar family, yes, but totally different.”
The F430 GTC got off to a strong start by winning the FIA GT2 Manufacturers’ Cup and Drivers’ title in 2006 and 2007, the ALMS GT2 Manufacturers’ Title in 2007, and it won the GT2 class at Le Mans in 2008. Ultimately, the F430 GTC made Ferrari a dominant force in GT racing, and this has continued with the 458 GT2 and 488 GTE. In total approximately 46 examples were built.
Specific history of this car:
Chassis 2404 is the first ever built 430 GTC and was used by Ferrari SpA as a prototype/development car and as one of the very first Ferrari Works cars.
Following the typical nomenclature of Ferrari chassis numbers, one would think that 2402 is the first built car. But somehow, Michelotto, who builds the racing GT cars for Ferrari always used the xx04 for the prototype! Also is the 2404 the only car that was sold after its active career directly by Ferrari, all other cars were being sold by various racing teams.
Apart from a lot of testing, developing and homologation things, 2404 was also entered by Ferrari SpA/AF Corse (the Ferrari Works team) in several races with drivers as Bruni, Vilander, Melo, Parente and Barba.
„Jimmi“ Bruni today is known as one of the most successful GT drivers ever!
Date Track Drivers Result
• 4 Oct 2009 2 hours of Paul Richard Bruni/Vilander 1st
• 25 Oct 2009 2 hours of Zolder Bruni/Vilander 4th
• 18 Jul 2010 6 hours of Portimao Bruni/Melo 1st
• 22 Jul 2010 6 hours Hungarorin Parente/Barba 4th
• 12 Sep 2010 6 hours Silverstone Bruni/Melo 1st
The victory in Silverstone also secured Ferrari the 2010 Constructors title in the ILMC (International Le Mans Cup = WEC today).
After its racing and test career the car was sold in fully restored condition directly from Ferrari to a private collector, who again sold it to us in 2016.
Today the car is presented in the latest 2010 Evolution spec, which includes:
Step 6 engine
Gearbox with external adjustable differential settings
Lightweights brake calipers
Specific sequential gearbox with fuel cut-off in downshifting
Extended data acquisition system
As per the official Ferrari Competizioni GT department, chassis 2404 is „the most evoluted F430 GT in existence“.
When the car was sold by Ferrari SpA it came in the full „carbon look“ as it was used during its testing duties. Without big effort, the car could also be wrapped again in its AF Corse livery as raced in 2009/10.
The car will now be sold with a very interesting and valuable documentation file including the Ferrari Classiche red book, signed and commented by „Jimmi“ Bruni. This is a rare opportunity to purchase a real piece of Ferrari racing history that is also eligible for Concours events and sports events as the Ferrari Club Competizioni GT, the Masters series of the Peter Auto series only to mention a few.
– 2006 Ferrari F430 GT2 – Chassis 2450…
This Ferrari F430 GT2 has a huge racing history. It was raced in:
– 2006 FIA GT driven by Peter Kutemann, Antoine Gosse and JP Malcher
– 2007 Le Mans Series
– 2008 Le Mans Series, 24h du Mans (4th in its category)
– Various races in 2009 (Winter Series, Le Mans Series), 2010 and 2011
(full racing history is available upon request).
This F430 GT2 was in the same ownership since new and was raced and serviced by JMB.
The engine has been overhauled by Michelotto in November 2012 and a shakedown has been completed two weeks later. The car never raced since.
This F430 GT2 is for sale with a spare engine and some spare parts.
2006 Ferrari F430 Challenge
All details and more pictures HERE
- Mileage 9,321 Miles
- Body Style Coupe
- Transmission F1
- Engine Capacity 4308cc
- Fuel Petrol
- Chassis No. 146703
A 1 owner from new, UK supplied example. Never raced nor damaged and solely used for Ferrari Owners’ Club track day events.
Fitted with optional extras that include: plumbing for drivers cool suit, drivers intercom system and passenger seat with harness. Additional upgrades completed by FF Corsa include; steel brake conversion, GT aero kit. A suspension upgrade that included: front splitter and bumper, FF Corsa complete rear wing, low noise silencer, black sun strip and Venture Shield paint protection.
Complete with documented service history from new plus an amazingly detailed history timeline kept by the 1 meticulous owner. Spares package includes 2 sets of BBS wheels.
2007 Ferrari F430
All details and more photos HERE
The Ferrari F430 Challenge is a production-based race car built by Ferrari. The car is directly based on the standard F430 and uses the same 4.3L V8 engine. It was introduced at the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show to supersede the Ferrari 360 Challenge in the Ferrari Challenge and the Rolex Sports Car racing series.
The F430 Challenge is a non-road legal variant of the road-going Ferrari F430, it has been extensively modified by Ferrari to boost its on circuit performance with extensive weight reduction and suspension changes. Just like in previous Ferrari Challenge cars the engine has largely remained the same as on the production road cars except for some enhanced breathing by means of a racing exhaust system and some engine management tweaks and fine blueprinting. Furthermore the body styling has received very few styling changes with the Formula One inspired single central nut (slick shod) BBS wheels hiding enormous carbon brakes.
The transmission is derived from Ferrari’s Formula One program, and offers the same 150 ms shift times as in the standard Ferrari F430 with no option of a manual H-gate gearshift. Fifth and sixth gears have been tweaked, as well as the final drive ratio, specifically for the Challenge car. Weight saving efforts have affected all areas of the car, the most noticeable of which being the cockpit. Inside, the F430 Challenge has no carpets or sound deadening, no stereo, and the standard leather seats have been replaced with ultra light FIA approved carbon racing seats. A lifeline snap off boss allows the Alcantara steering wheel to be removed from the car to aid entry and exit to the cockpit. The race wheel replacing the standard cars airbag equipped road car wheel. It also has buttons for pit radio, and for interfacing with the digital instrument display. A full roll cage and 6 point racing harnesses are also present in the cockpit along with super light carbon door panels and Lexan front, side and rear windows replacing all road car glass. The characteristics of the car have been retained from the standard gearbox’s “Race” mode. Traction control is permanently disengaged, along with the stability system. The car does retain ABS and ASR though. The racing modifications are present in most all of the components, with the E-Differential being replaced by a mechanical one, and the suspension settings modified for racing.
The engine is the same 90° 4.3 litre V8 as in the standard F430. The output remains the same at 483 hp (360 kW), as well as the torque at 343 lb?ft (465 N?m). The engine is equipped with Double Overhead Camshafts and contains 4 valves per cylinder. The engine is, and always has been, naturally aspirated. The engine is mounted behind the cockpit, and faces longitudinally (along the length of the car).
The transmission is the 6-speed, paddle operated, sequential manual found in the F430. The transmission uses Formula One technology and can shift gears in 150 ms. The brakes use carbon ceramic material, which is very resistant to brake fade. Both front and rear suspension use double wishbones and anti-roll bars. The exhaust system is updated for the Challenge car, placing the outlet ports higher in the back of the car. The back also includes a new grille to help with drawing heat out of the engine.(0-100 in 2.89 second, top speed 350 kmh/h)
This particular F430 Challenge was delivered to its first French owner through Charles Pozzi (France) in February 2007.
Options fitted to this car:
– Driver seat size XL/L
– 430 CH pass. seat kit XL/L
2 sets of extra wheels are included, see picture number 22.
Production was limited to just 142 cars over the 2007 to 2010 production period. It is estimated that more than half these race cars have been written off during the various Ferrari Challenge series around the world. This means that approximately 50 (or less) would be in existence today.
Ferrari F430 GT3
Details and more pictures HERE
Ferrari F430 GT3 prepared by Kessel. 152955#6
54 cars produced in F430 GT3 specification including 14 modified in F430 GT3 Scuderia spec.
The car did the 2 seasons in Team Sport Garage.
She did the FIA GT / FFSA GT French championship in 2007 and 2008 and the 24 Hours of Spa Francorchamps in 2007 and 2008.
To date this Ferrari 430 GT3 is eligible for the following championships:
– Club GT Competitzioni
– Classic Spa
– Tourism Endurance Trophy
– Master Endurance Legend
Complete restoration in 2019 put in its configuration of the 24 Hours of SPA.
Ferrari F430 GT3 for sale in Germany
Talk about the car HERE at the board
The Ferrari F 430 Challenge Trasformata GT3 has been delivered by Ferrari to
Ferrari F430 GT2 Evo for sale in FL
Direct link to Ferrari FL HERE
2006 FERRARI F430 GTC EVO
Ferrari F430 GT2
Direct link to ClassicDriver
This Ferrari F430 GT2 #2480 only raced into one meeting, during Interlagos 2007 meeting. This car was raced and serviced by JMB Racing team. She has never been crashed and she stayed after that in museum.
#2480 has been prepared and overhauled in 2018 by Michelotto (file available upon request).
Eligible in the Global Endurance Legends (Peter Auto) and Aston Martin Endurance Racing Legends (Masters Historic Racing).
Ferrari 458 GT3 for sale in GB
RossoVerde Racing Team Parts inventory sale
As part of an end of season re-organisation of the team at its headquarters in the UK , RossoVerde is offering for sale its surplus stock of parts for the F360 and F430 models, in both Challenge and GT3 format. The current RossoVerde F458 is being prepared and campaigned in Australia. A basic website has been created with photos, prices, part numbers…, and descriptions of the new and used parts, mostly genuine Ferrari and Kessel.
- Very successful car with Peter Kox, Matteo Malucelli, J.Pisarik, J.Jirik
- Winning car 24h Barcelona in 2014
- Champion Ferrari Racing Series Germany in 2019
- New Chassis in 2016
- Chassis 6000km, Engine 7600 km, Gearbox 1100 km
- Big package of spare parts
- 4 set of wheels
- Ready to race with German DMSB Pass
2001 Ferrari 550 GT1
All details about the car HERE
- 1 of 2 cars built by Italtecnica for Team Rafanelli for the 2001 FIA GT Championship and driven by Naspetti and ‘Schiattarella with solid results including leading the Spa 24 Hours
- Reworked by JAS Engineering and sponsored by Red Bull for the 2002 Season, driven by Riccitelli and the legendary Dieter Quester
- Run by JMB Racing in 2003 and driven by Terrien, Derichebourg and Pescatori in FIA GT with overall wins in the Italian GT Series
- Finally competed in 2004 with multiple wins, ending its period career with a win for Case and Toto Wolff
- An important contemporary racing Ferrari eligible for the Global Endurance Racing Legends Series and the Masters Endurance Legend Series
The Ferrari 550 Maranello marked a return to the ‘traditional’ Ferrari values set by the iconic Daytona in the 1960s, albeit with 100bhp extra to spare. The forward positioned V12 could produce 485bhp at 7,000rpm, so unsurprisingly privateers were quick to develop them for track use.
This 550 was one of only 2 cars built by Italtecnica for Team Rafanelli for the 2001 FIA GT Championship. Run by the rambunctious Gabriele Rafanelli, the team of Naspetti and Schiattarella campaigned this car at 500km of Monza, Spa 24 Hours, 3 Hours of Brno and 3 hours of Silverstone, before it passed to JAS Motorsport who reworked it for the 2002 season with sponsorship from Red Bull.Drivers for the 2002 seasons included Riccitelli and the indomitable Dieter Quester.
Successes continued in 2003 with JMB racing, these included victories in the Italian GT Championships in both 2003 and 2004 with drivers including Terrien, Derichebourg, Pescatori and Toto Wolff. #11581 has been consistently campaigned ever since, and recently benefited from gentle restoration and cosmetic overhaul to return it to its eye-catching 2002 Red Bull livery. An exciting opportunity to acquire one of Ferrari’s greatest modern creations, eligible for the Global Endurance Racing Legends Series and the Masters Endurance Legend Series.
2001 Ferrari 550 GTS Prodrive at RM Sothebys Auction in Monaco
Direkt link to the Auction HERE
All details and more pictures HERE
Here we present collectors with the very rare opportunity to acquire the car that bookends the V12 racing history of Ferrari, and from its original and sole owner no less! This very rare racing GT Ferrari is in fantastic condition and would make a wonderful addition to any serious collection of the marque’s cars, of racing cars in general or someone looking for a competitive car in a variety of series on both sides of the Atlantic.
The origins of the Ferrari 575 GTC can be traced back to the late 1990s when Stephane Ratel, a co-founder of the legendary BPR Global GT Series, yearned to see Ferrari produce a true GT race car to join his burgeoning FIA GT Championship. One issue with previous regulations in GT racing was that in order for a car to be eligible, the manufacturer had to produce the cars. However Ratel finally managed to persuade the FIA to change this rule so that tuners could build racing versions of a road car with or without a manufacturerʼs involvement.
In 2000 he founded Grande Tourisme Racing Development Ltd (GTRD) to commission Italtecnica to build a racing variant of the 550 Maranello. Four orders were placed, but reliability issues plagued the cars, so it was not the glorious debut Ratel envisaged. Frederic Dor had placed an order but being unhappy with the early results he cancelled and asked Prodrive to develop a car. Their 550 GTS enjoyed much success including class victories at Le Mans, plus the 2003/4 FIA GT Championship for Teams and Drivers, although in effect its resources were similar to a major works effort.
Encouraged, in early 2003 Ferrariʼs Corse Clienti department announced they would produce their own car in collaboration with N.Technology, to be called the 575 GTC. The new car was specifically aimed at the gentleman GT racer, so as with the legendary 365 GTB/4 Competizione ʻDaytonaʼ, there never was a works team. The car was to be based on the new 575M road car, sporting a 6-litre 65 degree V12 tuned to produce 605bhp on FIA restrictors, which transferred power through a 6-speed Xtrac sequential gearbox.
Proving its calibre the new 575 GTC won straight out of the box in the FIA GT round at Estoril driven by Philip Peter and Fabio Babini. The 575 GTCs went on to be raced in the American Le Mans Series, FIA GT & Italian GT Championships, plus in the Sebring 12 Hours, Spa 24 Hours and of course the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Whilst they didnʼt accumulate the same level of success as Prodriveʼs 550, which was not endorsed by Ferrari, the 575 GTC did prove to be as quick when in the right hands, taking outright victories in both FIA & Italian GT, plus and a number of podiums in both championships, along with a class podium in the 12 Hours of Sebring and 2nd overall in the Spa 24 Hours. Of course this disparity in results against the Prodrive cars was in the most part because the 575 was aimed at gentleman drivers, whereas the Prodrive cars were often driven by professionals. The results donʼt really show how closely matched the cars actually were.
In many ways it could be said it was a descendant of the iconic Group 4 ʻDaytonaʼ. What is of great historical significance is the fact that the 575 GTC is the last front- engined V12 Ferrari racing car, bookending a tremendously significant and popular chapter in Ferrariʼs racing history. In all just twelve examples were built, making it one of the rarest GT racing Ferraris of all time.
Chassis 2224 was delivered to Antonin Herbeck of the Czech Republic ahead of the 2005 season. In fact it was the very last 575 GTC built, so is known as an ʻEvoluzioneʼ. Herbeck created his own team, called Rock Media Motors, to run the car and elected to contest the 2005 CSAI Italian GT Championship. Herbeck enlisted the services of Italian ex-F1 and Champ Car driver Andrea Montermini, who by 2005 had spent many years in endurance racing.
The season featured seven rounds, each with two races, at Imola, Misano, Vallelunga, Monza, Hungaroring, Magione and Mugello. Interestingly only qualifying occurred for the first round, with the races being cancelled due to the death of the Pope John Paul II. The GT1 class that year was hotly contested and the Rock Media duo managed to qualify inside the top ten six times across the season including a pole position and a 2nd on the grid, finishing inside the top ten three times. Not a bad performance at all considering Herbeck was in only his second season of racing! Rock Media also contested their home round of the FIA GT Championship, the ʻBrno Supercar 500ʼ, with 2224 in June where they finished 10th overall.
Throughout the year 2224 received various upgrades as they became available including suspension parts and a new rear wing. Herbeck contested Round 1 of the 2006 Italian GT Championship at Imola with Richard Lietz as co-driver, where 2224 was painted yellow. Following this it was retired to Rock Media Motors collection because the Pagani Zonda GR Herbeck has since become so well known for racing across eastern Europe had been readied. Whilst its racing history may not feature major international events like some other 575 GTCs, 2224 has the unique distinction of being the very last front-engined and also the last V12 racing car built and sold by Ferrari (since the FXX and XXK cars were track specials only, never homologated for racing). This car effectively heralds the end of a competitive chapter that defined the marque from the very beginning and its significance is not to be underestimated. Indeed the V12 configuration was one that defined Ferrariʼs image during the 1950s-1970s which were arguably the marqueʼs most significant decades for endurance racing.
2224 has been well maintained since its retirement, and will be sold in good working order and with a new safety fuell cell. The car presents in fantastic condition and includes various spares, including a complete second engine, in itself a very rare item indeed. The engine that is fitted to the car has around 6 hours running time, whilst the spare is rebuilt. The car is eligible for a variety of series including Peter Auto’s Endurance Racing Legends, Masters Endurance Legends, the Challenge and GT Days and Ferrari’s Club Competizione GT.
This Ferrari FXX is in superb condition. Only factory delivery mileage. It was never raced. It is in a private collection. It is likely one of the lowest mileage FXX of all 30 cars and in pristine like-new condition.
It comes complete with a variety of spares.
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