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Ferrari Challenge

  • 2020 Ferrari 488 Challenge Evo race car

    The Ferrari Challenge one-make race series will see a significantly improved 488 Challenge race car competing next season. Ferrari used its Finali Mondiali motorsport gathering held at the Mugello circuit in Italy over the weekend to debut its 2020 488 Challenge Evo. Starting with the 488 Challenge introduced in 2017, the Evo upgrade sees performance improved via higher downforce, more durable tires, and better feedback for the driver. A redesign of the front fascia has resulted in a 30-percent increase in aerodynamic efficiency. This was primarily achieved by extending the front overhang to...

  • Intel partners with Ferrari for AI and drone support at Ferrari Challenge series
    Ferrari Challenge to use Intel-powered AI, drones to hone racer skills, improve fan experience

    Ferraris are often associated with pure driving pleasure, but that doesn't mean technology can't help refine things further. Intel and Ferrari announced a three-year partnership at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show to implement artificial intelligence (AI) and drone technology to help refine...

  • Actor Michael Fassbender and his 2017 Ferrari 488 Challenge race car
    Actor Michael Fassbender races in Ferrari Challenge one-make series

    Actor Michael Fassbender, star of movies such as "Steve Jobs" and the new "Alien: Covenant," recently traded the film set for the race track to complete his first race in the one-make Ferrari Challenge series. Fassbender, a lifelong fan of Formula One and Ferrari itself, began training with the...

  • 2017 Ferrari 488 Challenge race car
    2017 Ferrari 488 Challenge race car revealed

    Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] on Sunday unveiled its new race car based on the 488 GTB, which will compete in the 2017 season of the Ferrari Challenge one-make racing series. The covers came off during Finali Mondiali, which marks the end of Ferrari’s racing efforts for the year and includes the final...

  • 2016 Ferrari 488 GT3, 2015 Finali Mondiali
    2016 Ferrari 488 GT3 and 488 GTE racers revealed at 2015 Finali Mondiali

    Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] hosted its Finali Mondiali event for 2015 over the weekend at Italy’s Mugello Circuit and this year there were a few special unveilings. The Finali Mondiali, or World Finals if your Italian isn’t up to snuff, is the final event on the calendar for the Ferrari...

  • 2014 Ferrari Challenge race in Shanghai, China
    Ferrari Forms Partnership With Shangri-La Hotels And Resorts

    Guests staying at Shangri-La hotels and resorts in Asia and Europe will soon be able to experience Ferrari’s Challenge one-make racing series up close. Ferrari has formed a partnership with the luxury hotel chain, making it an official hotel partner for the Ferrari Challenge and some of the...

  • 2014 Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione race car

    The Ferrari Challenge, the Italian automaker’s one-make racing series for gentleman drivers and up-and-coming racers, will see the introduction of a new race car for the 2014 season. That new race car has been revealed as the Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione. As its name suggests, the car is based on the current 458 Challenge, but some key modifications see the new car turn in faster lap times. The key difference is the rear wing, which has been developed using experience gained in GT racing. The increased downforce generated by the wing, balanced at the front by work carried out to the...

  • Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli race in 2012
    Ferrari Challenge 2013 Calendar Announced

    Next year's calendar for the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli, Ferrari’s official one-make racing series organized by its Corse Clienti Department and using the 458 Challenge race car, has been announced. The new schedule includes many new venues and the return of some old favorites...

  • Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Florida
    2013 Ferrari Challenge Debut To Coincide With Daytona 24 Hours

    Ferrari knows that some of its clients take driving very seriously, to the point where they’d rather drive their 458 Italias or F430s on the racetrack than on the street. For these discriminating owners, Ferrari has created spec racing series for both the 458 and F430, rolled up under the...

  • Ferrari 458 Challenge race car
    Video: See And Hear The Ferrari 458 Challenge Racer On Track

    Ferrari unveiled the 458 Challenge race car, based on the production 458 Italia, back in July, finally showing it to the public at the Bologna auto show last week. But despite some racy photos, we've had little else to sate our desire for uncorked Prancing Horse excellence. Until now. However you...

  • Ferrari 458 Challenge race car
    Ferrari 458 Challenge Debuts At Bologna Motor Show

    The race-only version of the Ferrari 458 Italia, dubbed the 458 Challenge, has alrady been shown off in preview form, but it made its world debut in the sheetmetal at the Bologna Motor Show today, bringing with it more information and live images both on the show stand and on the track. Cranking...

  • Ferrari 458 Challenge race car
    2011 Ferrari Challenge Race Schedule Released, Debut Of 458 Challenge Race Car

    The Ferrari 458 Italia is among the best road cars ever made, despite its fiery temperament, and the racing version of the car, the 458 Challenge, will soon make its racing debut, taking to the track in anger for the 2011 Ferrari Challenge series. The schedule for the series, announced today...

  • Ferrari 458 Challenge spy shots

    The 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia, in stock form, already represents one of the largest leaps forward in technology, performance and emissions ever seen from the legendary sports car brand so just imagine what the hardcore 458 Challenge race car, with its full assortment of go fast goodies, will be able to muster. These latest spy shots depict a final phase prototype undergoing shakedown tests at Ferrari’s Fiorano circuit in Italy. Designed for the one-make Trofeo Pirelli series, the 458 Challenge shares much in common with its road-legal sibling but gets new gear ratios and a more tightly...

  • Ferrari 458 Challenge at Vallelunga
    Gallery: Ferrari Tests 458 Challenge At Vallelunga

    Barely two weeks old, the freshly-unveiled Ferrari 458 Challenge car, based on the production 458 Italia, is already undergoing testing to help get it ready for full competition. The test site: Vallelunga. The drivers: Maurizio Mediani and Jaime Melo. If you're a fan of ALMS racing, you may...

  • Ferrari 458 Challenge race car
    Ferrari Unveils Italia 458 Challenge Race Car

    The car will run with the F430 Challenge in the Trofeo Pirelli one-make championship.

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