John Taylor’s Ferrari 599 GTO beside his Ferrari LaFerrari FXX K
The Ferrari FXX K generates a staggering 1,050 hp form the 6.3-litre naturally aspirated V12 and electric motor. The “K” in FXX K stands for KERS or Kinetic Energy Recovery System. When asked how much he paid for the car, Taylor responded, “I paid about $2.3 million EURO’s or so. Somewhere around there, I don’t remember the exact amount.” At current exchange rates that works out to $3.3 million Canadian.
What’s it like on the track? “It puts a big smile on your face,” said Taylor. “It’s a lot of fun to drive. It’s an easy car to drive. It lays down a lot of power.”
This is the most extreme Ferrari available to the “general” public. These owners are far from general. Ferrari plans to produce an even more extreme version of the car next year, the Ferrari LaFerrari EVO (or Evolution).
We asked Taylor what his top speed was today. “I looked at it (the speedometer) once, I think I was doing around 280 km/h or so.”
John Taylor with his Ferrari LaFerrari FXX K
Marc Muzzo’s No. 13 Ferrari 488 Challenge
Marc set the fastest lap in qualifying and won the first race. He finished up on the podium in third place in the second race. Not only is Muzzo very friendly, good looking and wealthy, he is also very fast.
Kyle Marcelli, Driver, No. 61 Ferrari 488 GT3
Kyle Marcelli’s No. 61 Ferrari 488 GT3
The next Ferrari Challenge race weekend takes place at August 11-13 at the Road America race track near Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.
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