Ferrari 458 Italia n.51 winner class GTE PRO 24 Hours of Le Mans 2014

FERRARI 458 Italia n.51

HISTORY

The Ferrari 458 Italia n.51 is the winning car of the GTE PRO class in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2014. After the victory of the world title GTE PRO of 2013, the AF Corse team tried to repeat itself and trying to win back Le Mans as in 2012.

Gianmaria Bruni, Toni Vilander and Giancarlo Fisichella won with the Ferrari 458 Italia n.51 in the GTE PRO class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2014, for the trio was the second success after the one in 2012.
In the race the Italian car exploits to the maximum the reduced fuel consumption, delaying the pit stops. At the end of the race the Ferrari detached the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R n.73 driven by Magnussen, Garcia, Taylor.
At the end of the season Bruni and Vilander also won the GTE PRO riders title thanks to the victories: 6 hours of Spa, 6 hours of the Fuji and 6 hours of Bahrain.

CHASSIS

Ferrari 458 Italia
Aluminium monocoque
Length: 4518 mm
Width: 2036 mm
Height: 1160 mm
Brakes: Ventilated discs
Tyres: Michelin

ENGINE

Ferrari 4498 cc V8 90° rear longitudinally mounted
Power: 347 kw
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive.
Differential: Rear differential lock
Transmission: Hewland six speed semi automatic gearbox
Tank Capacity: 90 lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner class GTE PRO at the 24 hours of Le Mans 2014 with drivers Gianmaria Bruni, Toni Vilander, Giancarlo Fisichella.
Race winner: 6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps 2014 with drivers Gianmaria Bruni, Toni Vilander, 6 hours of Fuji 2014 with Gianmaria Bruni, Toni Vilander, 6 hours of Bahrain 2014 with Gianmaria Bruni, Toni Vilander.

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