2006 Ferrari F430 Challenge F1 Race Car
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2006 Ferrari F430 Challenge Race Car
Originally sold new by authorised dealer FMA Belgium and delivered on the 07/03/2006 specified as Rosso Scuderia with Sabelt XL seat, the car was campaigned by the official dealer lightly in 2006 and 2007 in the newly formed Challenge series on these cars ,each entrant was dealer supported and was billed as an arrive and drive series ensuring maintenance and overhaul was guaranteed, used subsequently as a client experience car by FMA and then retired in 2011 to join the dealer principles expanding collection of race cars when the 458 Challenge was launched.
In late 2014 the car was re commissioned and prepared for sale, by the same supplying dealer which is when the current owner purchased it, between 2015 and 2019 the car has been used as a private track day car and has been in action in Europe as well as the UK. Initially being run and supported again by the same supplying dealer for the 1st 12 months of ownership before the car arrived back in the UK in late 2016. A continuous maintenance and improvement plan has been implemented to ensure the car is both reliable and conforms to the vision that Ferrari intended for its challenge series cars.
It’s becoming increasingly difficult to find a Factory original example of the F430 Challenge that hasn’t been modified to incorporate an aftermarket NON factory issued Aero and still runs on Brembo CCM brakes (which were renewed in August of 2018). The car also sports the correct BBS wheels, shod with Pirelli slicks.
A total of 12 wheels accompany the car.
The maintenance work has been extensive, and has covered items such as:
Engine oil changed after each outing
Gearbox oil changed every other outing
Brake fluid changed every 6 months
Wheel Bearings n/s & o/s replaced
CCM Brake Discs & Pads replaced
N/S & O/S Wishbones replaced
Wheel arch liners all round
Under trays front and rear replaced
Air jacks overhauled
Recent tracking set up……With many receipts to confirm the above work.
Authenticity and Originality has been a key part of the ownership of this particular car, so sympathetic restoration has been an ongoing part of the maintenance program to ensure the car performs and drives just how Ferrari intended.
- •Air Condition
- •Sound System
- •Aluminium Wheels
- •Sports Steering Wheel
- •Scuderia Shields
- •Coloured Brake Calipers
- •Ceramic Brakes
- •Carbon Fibre door panels