Watch a Ferrari F1 Car Destroy the Road Atlanta Lap Record
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.
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:
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 AutoGuide.com 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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