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LookSmart Models LSLM162 Ferrari 499P #51 Ferrari AF Corse 'Pier Guidi - Calado - Giovinazzi' Winner Le Mans 2023

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LookSmart Models LSLM162 Ferrari 499P #51 Ferrari AF Corse 'Alessandro Pier Guidi - James Calado - Antonio Giovinazzi' Winner Le Mans 2023, 1/43rd scale handbuilt resin model car.

The Ferrari 499P #51 Ferrari AF Corse that was driven by Alessandro Pier Guidi, James Calado, and Antonio Giovinazzi won the 2023 24 Hours of Le Mans. The car covered 342 laps of the Circuit de la Sarthe, finishing 3 minutes ahead of the second-place Toyota GR010 Hybrid. This was Ferrari's tenth overall victory at Le Mans, and their first since 1965.

The race was a close one, with the lead changing hands several times. However, the Ferrari drivers were able to keep their cool and maintain a consistent pace throughout the race. They also benefited from a late safety car period, which allowed them to close the gap on the Toyotas.

The victory was a major success for Ferrari, and it is a sign that the team is back in contention for overall victories at Le Mans. The 499P is a fast and reliable car, and the drivers are all experienced and capable. With a bit of luck, Ferrari could be a contender for the overall win again in 2024.

Here are some additional details about the race:

  • The Ferrari 499P is a Le Mans Hypercar (LMH) car, which is a new class of car that was introduced in 2023. The LMH class is designed to be more affordable and competitive than the previous top class, the LMP1 class.
  • The Ferrari 499P is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces over 670 horsepower. It has a top speed of over 200 mph and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in under 2 seconds.
  • The Ferrari 499P was developed by Ferrari and AF Corse, a Ferrari-affiliated racing team. The car was designed by Pininfarina, a famous Italian design firm.
  • The Ferrari 499P made its debut at the 2023 24 Hours of Le Mans. It won the race, becoming the first LMH car to do so.

The victory of the Ferrari 499P at the 2023 24 Hours of Le Mans was a major success for Ferrari. It is a sign that the team is back in contention for overall victories at Le Mans, and it is a testament to the skill and dedication of the drivers, engineers, and designers who worked on the car.

Manufacturer:
Looksmart Models
Item Number:
LSLM162
Marque:
Ferrari
Scale:
1/43rd
UPC/EAN:
9580006143136
Packaged Shipping Weight:
2 lbs

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