Archive for the ‘Ferrari’ Category

VIDEO: Ferrari 599XX breaks 7 minute barrier

Below is a full onboard lap of the Ferrari 599XX setting its super fast lap time of 6 minute 58.16 seconds around the Nürburgring Nordschleife. As you can see a track map and inset footage of the driver can be seen throughout the entire lap. It’s pretty clean lap and it is very, very fast. […]

Ferrari 599XX breaks 7 minute barrier

Ferrari has broken the 7 minute barrier around the Nordschleife with their limited 599XX hyper car. The time set was 6 minutes 58.16 seconds. At the wheel was long time Ferrari factory test driver Raffele De Simone. Ferrari claim this is a new lap record for production-derived sports cars. That’s a wink and a nod […]

Ferrari has more in store for the Nürburgring

Ferrari opened its first retail store in Germany last weekend. The store forms part of the new Nürburgring complex which aims to turn the track into a year-round entertainment and business centre. The 240 square metre store was opened by Formula One drivers Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikonnen prior to the 2009 German Grand Prix. […]

Supercar shootout – Das ist gut, ja?

I have bugger all idea what is being said, but I know I would love to have been at the Nordschleife when this footage was shot… and preferably behind the wheel! The video features the following: Maserati MC12 Ferrari Enzo Porsche Carrera GT Pagani Zonda F Clubsport  Source: autoblog UK

Ferrari day on the Grand Prix track

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Ouch! This crash at a recent Ferrari day on the Nürburgring Grand Prix circuit is enough to bring a tear to the eye. To cheer you up, check out the Australian LS1 forum, of all places, for some more pics of slightly less bent machinery. There’s some really nice shots…

Bend it like Schumacher?

Since retiring from full time racing seven time F1 world champion Michael Schumacher has been keeping his toe in the water by taking on a testing and development role with Ferrari’s road car program. The Italian manufacturer recently hired the Nürburgring to test the Ferrari F430 Scuderia and Michael certainly kept his toe in it. […]