Ferrari F40 Pilot
#40 Michel Ferté, Olivier Thévenin
2nd 4h Silverstone 1995
The Ferrari F40 was designed to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Ferrari. Built from 1987 to 1998, it was at that time the fastest road-legal car in the world. The car featured a twin-turbo V8 engine of 2998cc, and a tubular steel frame, reinforced with composite materials. The body, designed by Pininfarina, Nicola Materazzi e Pietro Camardella, was made of carbon fiber and composite materials, and had a weight of 46 kg. The F40 had a maximum speed of 326 km/h. 19 cars were also built to compete at Le Mans from 1988 to 1994. The maximum speed at Le Mans for the F40 was 370 km/h. In 1995, the car n° 40 driven by Michel Ferté and Olivier Thévenin took part in the Endurance GT series, crossing the finish line in 2nd position in the Silverstone race.