2016 Finali Mondiali – Daytona Beach, Dec. 1-4
The F1 cars and the other Ferraris on the legendary tri-oval on Dec 1-4
The Ferrari F1 cars on the legendary Daytona International Speedway high banks for the first time in history. It will happen at the Daytona Finali Mondiali, the first to be held in the Americas, from 1 to 4 December. This four day Ferrari extravaganza is dedicated to clients, supporters, and all Prancing Horse fans. Only Ferrari can deliver this thrilling mix of excitement, entertainment and exclusivity. Sports, passion, and competition combine with the unmistakable attraction of the historic Formula 1 cars and the incredible power and beauty of the XX Programmes cars. The FXX, the 599XX, and the FXX K, the latest creation for this series, will enthrall spectators with their design, power and leading-edge technology. The hybrid system of the FXX K, derived directly from the experience acquired by the Scuderia in Formula 1 is particularly noteworthy. These are just some of the elements that will enrich the programme, which will conclude the finals of the racing season of the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli with the last races in the three series: Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific.
Throughout the weekend, Ferrari Challenge pilots from around the globe will brave the storied banks of Daytona as they compete for the title of world’s best. However, they will not be alone as they will be joined by XX and F1 Clienti program clients who will scream around the 3.56 mile road course in unprecedented fashion to the delight of pilots and fans alike. Add to this the presence of the Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1 team who will put on an unforgettable show complete with demonstration laps, pit stops and smoky burnouts in F1 style, a spectacle never before seen at Daytona International Speedway.
Excitement On and Off the Track
Off the track, the excitement continues for the entire family with the Ferrari Fan Zone, Ferrari Classiche Concours d’Elegance, Ferrari displays and much, much more.
Ferrari Guinness World Record Attempt
Last but not least, Ferrari owners will have a unique opportunity to make history of their own. On the evening of Saturday, December 3, Ferrari in collaboration with its owners seeks to break the Guinness World Record for Largest Parade of Ferraris in history. It is sure to be a magical and memorable evening as 1,000+ Ferraris circle the banks of Daytona International Speedway under the lights. All Ferrari owners are invited to participate in this historical event!
Ferrari Finali Mondiali Dinner
Shortly after the conclusion of the Ferrari Guinness World Record Attempt on Saturday evening, the Ferrari Finali Mondiali Dinner will commence. A celebration of the Ferrari Challenge season, the night will be complete with an awards ceremony, guest appearances and speeches from notable Ferrari personalities. All Ferrari clients and their guests are all invited to attend.
The Challenge WC Race
Then, on Sunday, a record number of 458 Challenge EVOs will take to the track in pursuit of the coveted world championship title. Expectations are also high also for the Formula 1 show: Scuderia Ferrari will put on a display with its mechanics and drivers at centre stage to demonstrate pit stops, mind-boggling accelerations, and top-speed laps on the legendary Daytona tri-oval, where Ferrari Formula 1 cars will flash past its famous parabolic turns for the first time. The Competizioni GT cars will also be on the track, after participating throughout the year in the most prestigious championships. The official GT drivers will join the Daytona celebrations: the WEC stars who race on the 488 GTE, “Gimmi” Bruni, James Calado, Sam Bird, and Davide Rigon. The IMSA championship drivers Toni Vilander and Giancarlo Fisichella will also be there.
Another highlight of the event will take place on Saturday evening. There will be a great Ferrari parade, possibly one of the biggest ever seen. Hundreds of models from all eras will be seen lapping one of the most iconic circuits in the world. An unforgettable sight to behold!
In the Paddock
To top things off, a myriad of activities and exhibits are planned in and around the paddock. There will be an area devoted to junior Ferrari fans, the Ferrari Store, and a display of the complete road car range, including the brand new GTC4Lusso T and LaFerrari Aperta which were unveiled only a few weeks ago at the Paris Motor Show. Furthermore, clients and aficionados will have the chance to take a sneak peak at a handful of the 70 limited-edition liveries created to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Prancing Horse. These designs, conceived by Ferrari’s Tailor Made atelier, are contemporary interpretations of iconic liveries from Ferrari’s past.