2008 Ferrari Daytona 40th anniversary tour review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 8 April 2008 , 19:04:16 byVeronica

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Ferrari Daytona 40th anniversary tour

The Fiorano Circuit was started at 9 AM. The race was organized by Daytona to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 365 GTB4, also called Daytona, due to the legendary triple win of the Prancing Horse at the 24 Hours of Daytona in 1967. The model features a V12 engine that won the name of the most desired sports car in the world. Here around 20 models will participate, gathered from all around the world, from Europe, the US and Africa, to be more precise. The Mugello Historic Festival is held for the second time this year and is an event organized by Ferrari Corse Clienti for historical cars at the Mugello Circuit, with the participation of the most important historical racing series in Europe.

In the morning at 9 at the Fiorano Circuit the regularity race was started; organized by Ferrari to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 365 GTB4, nicknamed "Daytona" due to the legendary triple win of the Prancing Horse at the 24 Hours of Daytona in 1967. The Daytona, fitted with a V12 cylinder 60° with 4390 cm³, thanks to his performance was nominated "the most desired sports car in the world". Around 20 "Daytonas", from three continents - Europe, USA and Africa - participate in the race, which leads over the 300 kilometres of the "Circuito delle tre province", where Enzo Ferrari took part in his last race as a driver.

The highlight of the event, on Sunday, 6th April, is a parade of the participants and their cars in the splendid setting of the Mugello Historic Festival.

The Mugello Historic Festival (4th-6th April) is held for the second time this year and is an event organized by Ferrari Corse Clienti for historical cars at the Mugello Circuit, with the participation of the most important historical racing series in Europe. On the occasion of the Historic Festival the first round of the Shell Ferrari Historic Challenge Europe 2008 is held.