Ferrari P4/5 Competizione on track
TG negotiates entry to the track where the racing version of a bespoke Enzo is being tested
Posted: 19 Apr 2011
The P4/5C uses a road-legal 430 Scuderia chassis matedto a GT2 engine and transmission, so that Jim can drive it on the roads of upstate New York when it's done racing. Its central section is from the same mould as the P4/5 road car, but it's wider at the front and narrower at the rear, and has new aero bits and a reprofiled lower section. It also has a different electronic architecture and engine management system to the 430 GT2. It uses ceramic brakes (380mm at the front, 330mm at the rear), and weighs around 1,230kg.
The car is being built by L.M. Gianetti and run by N.Technology, and along with Salo, the driver line-up includes Nicola Larini (second in a Ferrari at San Marino the weekend Senna was killed), Fabrizio Giovanardi, and Luca Cappellari. In other words, this is a long, long way from being the half-arsed whim of a rich playboy. Glickenhaus might have the money, but he also has the determination.