Ferrari released five Ferrari 488 models from its hugely awaited Challenge Series. The Ferrari 488 Challenge supercar racing event saw newly tweaked beasts burning tires at Daytona. The Italian car manufacturer released the models to mark the 25th anniversary of the Ferrari Challenge Series which began in 1992.
Ferrari 488 Challenge: The Beast with a Coat of Arms
Ferrari 488 Challenge Series is a special pick of the season, developed exclusively for the 25th anniversary of the racing event. It is the first turbo-charged Ferrari to enter the league of Challenge Series. Ferrari 488 Challenge is distinctly similar to its older sibling, the Ferrari 488 GTB V8.
A visual treat on track, the Ferrari 488 Challenge supercar has sleek aerodynamic styling built exclusively for racing performance. Scuderia Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen were at the Daytona International Speedway with the new car.
New Ferrari 488 Challenge for 2017. pic.twitter.com/ZOIStSQ8ue
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Ferrari 488 Challenge will debut at the Finali Mondiali (World Finals)!
The 488 Challenge will race in 2017 to mark World Series’ 25th edition in 2017. The new car was on display at the Ferrari World Finals event in Daytona making it the sixth Ferrari car to feature in the racing event. The 488 GTB also set the pace at the Finali Mondiali on Daytona’s international speedway.
Ferrari 488 Challenge beat its established predecessor, the 458 Challenge EVO, to run away with the title of the 2016 International Engine of the Year award.
About the Ferrari World Finals
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Ferrari World Finals is a three-series racing event organized in three continents. The drivers compete for a place in the international GT and prototype championships organized by Porsche, Lamborghini, Honda, and Nissan.
USA hosted the Ferrari World Series for the first time. Top drivers from the World Finals have raced in the FIA World Endurance Championship, ELMS, and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.