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The 2011 24 Hours of Nürburgring is long over, which means we're due for an update on how James Glickenhaus and his beautiful Ferrari P4/5 Comeptizione fared. Here's the short answer: they finished pretty well. Overall, the car ended up in 40th, but managed a third-place in the E1-XP2 class. Not too shabby.


Ferrari P4/5 Competizione – Click above for high-res image gallery


As recently as last week, we had 99 Americans all excited about becoming potential owners of the new Alfa 8C Competizione. But Automotive News says the Italians will only ship 90 copies of the gorgeous $200,000 two-seater over here after everyone else in the world has gotten theirs.


Alfa Romeo's voluptuous 8C Competizione is currently undergoing the now obligatory rite of passage for any new performance car - hot-lapping the Nurburgring - and World Car Fans has spy shots of the event.


There are only 500 examples of the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione planned, and 70 have already been scooped up in Japan. Don't worry, though-- Maserati wants America to get a taste of at least a few of them.


UPDATE: We've uploaded the video and posted it after the jump for your viewing enjoyment.


The world was wowed in September when Alfa Romeo officially unveiled their 8C Competizione in Paris. These new hi-res photos now have us asking: Is this a gorgeous car? Or is it the most gorgeous car?


See 8C. See 8C run. Run, 8C, run!

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