Watch a Ferrari F1 Car Destroy the Road Atlanta Lap Record

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

It may be nearly 15-years old, but this Ferrari F2003-GA Formula 1 race car has shattered Road Atlanta’s lap record.

The Ferrari F2003-GA was introduced just before mid-season in 2003, winning seven races before it was replaced by the Ferrari F2004 the following year. Now with Marc Gene behind the wheel, the Ferrari F2003-GA has basically risen from the grave to set a new record.

Gene shared a photo and a video on his official Instagram channel, announcing the 1:01.2 lap record at Road Atlanta. And that is seriously fast, considering the previous lap record was 1:06.242, set by a Peugeot 908 diesel at the 2008 Petit Le Mans.

As an interesting bit of trivia, Gene actually won the 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans in a Peugeot prototype.

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To put it all into perspective, the current production car lap record at Road Atlanta was set in a 2016 Dodge Viper ACR in late 2015, with the Viper ACR stopping the clock at 1:26.54.

Watch the Road Atlanta lap record shattered below:

[Source: Jalopnik]

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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