Building a race car capable of competing in brutal endurance races takes a lot of work, and includes a lot of testing — which can be fun and exciting for those on and off the team, such as with the latest video of the Ferrari P4/5 Competizione being wrung out at Vallelunga.
Car collector James Glickenhaus — the same man who commissioned the road-going P4/5 from Pininfarina — has sunk some serious money into crafting a racing variant, but isn’t above tantalizing audiences across the Web with new photos and videos of the car’s progress. The latest clip places us shotgun, as the Competizione is flogged across the famed Vallelunga Circuit in Italy. It’s no Circuit de la Sarthe, but the track’s mixture of long straights, fast sweepers, and tight hairpins are similar to those encountered when attempting to tackle the the likes of Le Mans.
Here’s hoping the team had a successful test run — after all, there are only a few months left before Glickenhaus’ team has to field the P4/5 at the Nurburgring, and again shortly after — albeit for a whole 24 hours…