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 |  Feb 13 2014, 6:02 PM

2014 Fiat 500 Abarth

A new program that Chrysler announced today is targeting Fiat 500 Abarth owners who want to learn more about performance driving.

The course is limited to people who currently own a 500 Abarth, but doesn’t involve actually using their cars for the event. Instead, Fiat will provide the cars for events slated to take place in states including California, Texas, Florida, New Jersey and Illinois. The first stop is at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in California.

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The program begins this month and is free for anyone who bought a new 500 Abarth within the last year. Guests are allowed to participate for a $500 fee or $100 to spectate.

There are four portions to the course: autocross, a head-to-head challenge against another participant, a driving dynamics course and a lapping session on a road course. After the four sessions are complete, participants will also be allowed to ride along with the instructors for hot laps.

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  • Abarth Owner

    This isn’t new. Abarth buyers have been receiving this perk the car was released in 2012.