It’s official. Ferrari will be competing in the 2012 FIA GT1 World Championship. The announcement was made by Stephanel Ratel, the founder and CEO of SRO Motorsports Group, the official organizer of the FIA GT1 World Championship. Two GT1 race cars based on the Ferrari 458 Italia will compete in the series, though the identity of the team running the Ferrari racers won’t be revealed until later this week. With the announcement of the new Ferrari GT1 race car based on the 458, the stunning supercar is now available for competition use in a number of different categories including...
Audi R8 LMS ultra Entering 2012 FIA GT1 World Championship
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Maserati MC12 Takes Out 2010 FIA GT1 Championship
The race cars of the FIA GT1 series are some of the most impressive machines on four wheels this side of a fully fledged Formula One car, and one of the best of them is the Maserati MC12. It’s hard to believe but the car has gone on to earn a fifth Drivers’ title and a sixth...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Lexus LFA To Enter FIA GT1 Series?
During its gestation, Lexus fielded several prototypes for its new LFA supercar in the 2008 and 2009 Nurburgring 24 Hours endurance races as part of the development program for the final production version of the car. With its race-bred genes, there’s now a chance that the car will compete in the...Viknesh Vijayenthiran