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 |  Aug 20 2011, 10:27 AM

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Rare doesn’t even being to describe the Ferrari F50 GT1. With just three ever made (this being No. 1) the F50 GT1 program was canceled before the cars ever saw competition. Instead, Ferrari focused its efforts on Formula 1, where it met with considerably success almost ever since.

Powered by a naturally aspirated 4.7-liter V12 engine, it was tuned to 750-hp at an alarmingly high 10,500 rpm, delivering a 0-60 mph time of 2.9 seconds.

Similarities to the street car are obvious, however, a close inspection of the GT1′s body reveals exaggerated air intakes and an even lower stance. A carbon fiber monocoque construction has also been reinforced for track use.

GALLERY: Ferrari F50 GT1

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 |  Aug 19 2011, 9:02 PM

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It may be called Concorso Italiano, but it might as well be the Ferrari Festival with prancing horses from all decades the overwhelming exotic car of choice at the annual event. Held the past several years at the Laguna Seca Golf Course, we’ve snapped just a selection of the incredible machinery on display in the hopes of providing a glimpse into just how extravagant this event really is.

GALLERY: Ferraris of Concorso Italiano

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