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The Winner Arrives

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016

Phil Hill brings the winning Ferrari 250TRi/61 back to the podium in front of the crowd after the finish of the 1961 LeMans 24 Hours on June 11, 1961. Hill co-drove the winning Ferrari with Belgian long distance specialist Olivier Gendebien, their second win together at this classic race. The...

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24 Hours of Le Mans: Tight Trials Results

Posted by on Jun 2, 2015

The first day of trials on the Le Mans track, ahead of the 24 Hours of 13 and 14 June, confirmed the tight results among the main contenders already seen during the first two championship races in the GTE-Pro and GTE-Am classes, the categories in which the Ferrari 458 Italia cars are competing. On a day...

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Three Out of Three for Ferrari at Le Mans

Posted by on May 5, 2015

The start of the French GT Championship has been dominated in no uncertain terms by Ferrari and its client teams. After AKKA ASP’s victory in the only race to go ahead at Ledenon, three rather than two races were held at the Circuit Bugatti at Le Mans this weekend to make up for the one cancelled the...

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Le Mans Classic Photo Gallery

Posted by on Jul 5, 2014

Special thanks to our friend Edwin van Nes for these great images from the Le Mans Classic qualifying round. Source: Edwin van Nes...

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Alonso Has High Profile at Le Mans 24 Hours

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014

Two-time Formula 1 World Champion Fernando Alonso was at Le Mans on June 14, to officiate the start of the 24 Hours race. The Ferrari driver had accepted an invitation to be the honorary starter of the blue-ribboned round of the World Endurance Championship. It was the first time in the history of the...

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Victory for the Number 51 Ferrari!

Posted by on Jun 15, 2014

Yesterday, Scuderia Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso waved off the field for the start of the race and his presence seems to have brought Ferrari some good luck. The number 51 458 Italia GT2 won the LMGTE Pro category in the Le Mans 24 Hours, so that the Italian national anthem was played again in France....

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Bruni, Vilander and Fisichella Moving Up

Posted by on Jun 14, 2014

The Le Mans 24 Hour race is now a third of the way through and the order in the classes in which Ferrari is competing are beginning to take shape. In LMGTE Pro, AF Corse’s 51 car continues to close in on its rivals that moved into the lead, profiting from the two spells of rain that fell during the first...

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Le Mans: Ferrari Struggle in the Rain

Posted by on Jun 14, 2014

By the fourth hour of racing two storms have hit the La Sarthe circuit and it’s affected the Ferraris. The 458 Italia GT2 seems to be struggling more than its rivals when it comes to get the rain tyres up to temperature and that has lost Ferrari the lead in both categories. In LMGTE Pro, car 51, of Gimmi...

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Two Class Poles for AF Corse Ferrari

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014

Ferrari’s Le Mans 24 Hours got off on the right foot, especially for the AF Corse 458 Italia GT2 cars. In both the Pro and Am LMGTE classes, cars from the team run by Amato Ferrari set the fastest times in qualifying. In the Pro category, Gimmi Bruni, the world champion in the class in the 2013 WEC, set a...

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Le Mans: Ferrari on Two Provisional Poles

Posted by on Jun 12, 2014

Ferrari made its mark on the first qualifying session for the Le Mans 24 Hours with the 458 Italia GT2 setting the fastest time in both categories in which it is entered. The session was held up by several red flag periods caused when cars went off and got stuck in the gravel, on what was a dirty and tricky...

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Fourteen Ferraris to Tackle Le Mans

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014

On the second day of scrutineering in the Le Mans town square the 55 cars entered in the 82nd edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours held on Saturday and Sunday: Scuderia Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso will be the special guest starter. No less than 14 of them are Ferrari 458 Italia cars, entered in two...

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82nd Le Mans 24 Hours: Eleven Team Players

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014

Eleven nominated with three reserves. A football team? No, the number of 458 GT2s Ferrari will enter to tackle the 82nd Le Mans 24 Hours, the most prestigious endurance race in the world. In the GTE-Pro class, AF Corse, the reigning world champion team is entering two cars, the first in the hands of...

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