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    ETC: You can apply to attempt to break the world record for fastest blindfolded driver [w/video]

    The Guinness-certified world record for "fastest speed for a car driven blindfolded" is 186.12 miles per hour, set by Mike Newman in a Porsche GT2 last year at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in England. Then earlier this year, Newman said he'd go for the 200 mph mark – something he might ...

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    Official: Ferrari launches upgraded 458 Challenge Evoluzione

    Want to drive an eight-cylinder, mid-engined Ferrari? Assuming you can get your lucky little hands on one, you can drive a 458 Italia, 458 Spider or new 458 Speciale on the street. But the real action is where the road ends and the racetrack begins. Ferrari's Corse Clienti division offers ...

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    Motorsports: Ferrari testing 458 Challenge Evoluzione at Mugello

    Ferrari makes road cars, it makes racecars, and it makes road cars into racecars. The 458 Challenge falls into the latter category, transforming the 458 Italia into the basis for Maranello's one-make spec racing series. It replaced the F430 Challenge in 2011, which in turn followed the 360 ...

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    Video: Driver, track worker survive horrific Ferrari 458 crash at Suzuka

    Two people are lucky to be alive after a brutal crash during a recent Ferrari 458 Challenge event in Japan. Driver Shigeru Terajima lost control of his machine on the Suzuka Circuit start/finish straight, left the course at nearly 200 miles per hour and struck the inside wall where a corner ...

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    Video: Ferrari 458 Challenge demonstrates evolution of the breed on Laguna Seca's Corkscrew

    The Ferrari 458 Challenge made its racing debut last month at Monza, and the spec race car appeared for the first time here in the U.S. a few weeks later at California's Infineon Raceway. While we couldn't make it out to Sonoma for the latter, we did get our first look at the 458 Challenge this ...

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    Ferrari Racing Days at Laguna Seca: A closer look at the 458 Challenge

    The 458 Challenge, the fifth generation track-only car built for Ferrari's Challenge racing series, was first unveiled in Maranello last summer with its first public showing at the Bologna Motor Show in December. Coming from a long line of production-based race cars, the 458 Challenge represents ...

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    Ferrari 458 Challenge and GT3 racers debut at Monza [w/video]

    There's no shortage of race tracks in Italy and around the world that are commonly associated with Ferrari. The factory has its own Fiorano circuit on premises, and the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola – former host of the San Marino Grand Prix – is just fifty miles away. But ...

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    Video: Ferrari 458 Challenge caught in its natural habitat

    Ferrari 458 Challenge lapping Fiorano – Click above to watch the video after the break
    Know how irritating it is when an automotive video hits the interwebs and its creator decided that the glorious music of sweet internal combustion just weren't enough of a soundtrack? Good news: This is ...

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    Video: Ferrari 458 Challenge in its natural environment

    Ferrari 458 Challenge gets hustled around the Circuit of Valencia – Click above to watch video after the jump
    "Faster than the 430 Challenge... yet easier to drive at the limit," are the words of Ferrari 458 Challenge Test Driver Raffaele De Simone. "Now, the shifting time is like zero..." ...

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    Ferrari 458 Challenge debuts at 2010 Bologna Motor Show

    Ferrari 458 Challenge makes its world debut at the Bologna Motor Show – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Everyone loves a special-edition, track-focused Ferrari and the time has come for the 458 to get a taste of the Maranello magic. At this week's 2010 Bologna Motor Show, Ferrari has ...

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    Video: Four minutes of Ferrari 458 Challenge testing at Monza

    Ferrari 458 Challenge testing at Monza – Click above to watch the video
    The curves. The Power. The... Ferrariness. It's hard to get too much of the 458 Italia Challenge, and, luckily, we've come across some video of the race-ready Ferrari testing at Monza. The four-minute flick only shows ...

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    Ferrari drops new photos of 458 Challenge test session at Vallelunga

    Ferrari 458 Challenge - Click above for high-res image gallery
    A few weeks ago, Ferrari officially debuted its latest Challenge race car, based on the 458 Italia. Now they've released new photos of the car during its test session at the Vallelunga race circuit. Factory test drivers Maurizio ...

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    Spy Shots: Ferrari 458 Italia Challenge

    Ferrari 458 Italia Challenge – Click above for image gallery
    The crew at the Axis of Oversteer have managed to snag what could be the first images of the upcoming Ferrari 458 Italia Challenge, and while no one's claiming that this is the real McCoy just yet, it's certainly packing the right ...


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