Over the past few months, James Glickenhaus’ Ferrari P4/5 Competizione has been gearing up for its 24 Hours of Nurburgring participation by testing its chops in a number of racetracks all over Europe. But we all know that nothing beats out taking a swing at the site itself.

So the whole team trooped to the world’s most famous race circuit and brought the whole traveling circus of curious bees – us included – with it. From the looks of things, the car looks to be in in-race form months leading up to the official race.

Of all the test drivers that were given some burn, former Formula One driver Mika Salo got the most time with the P4/5 Competizione. Fellow test driver Luca Cappellari wasn’t as lucky though as his time was limited to just one lap after his session was red flagged.

Either way, the months-long anticipation for this one-off super Ferrari is slowly coming to a head as the days to the 24 Hours of Nurburgring approach. No official lap times were given, but by the way it was being tested, the car looks to be in strong contention for the championship.

Videos of the car’s test runs at the Nurburgring after the jump.

What do you think?
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  (815) posted on 05.10.2011

Nurburgring race track has been so famous for many great supercars tries and attempt to make a world breaking record here. For the Ferrari P4/5 Competizione , I have witnessed to its production on how the team make it more powerful and be ready for this event!

  (434) posted on 04.1.2011

Well, I have no idea either, but I can assume that this one is going to be quite fast. Well, the P4/5 is going to be a must see during the actual event.

  (257) posted on 03.31.2011

Agreed I do anticipate on Ferrari P4/5 Competizione makes it way on Nurburgring ! Now here it is, finally! I can’t wait to know the lap time set by this great car!

  (498) posted on 03.31.2011

Yay, so they’re really keeping the black color on this one. I don’t really like the initial red scheme that they did to this and prefer the black one because it looks more aggressive.

  (409) posted on 03.31.2011

This just goes to show that the P4/5 isn’t just some overhyped piece of machine. The car really stands a fair chance of winning in the actual race.

  (25) posted on 03.30.2011

so much of testing and preparation goes in to something to emerge a winner. Can’t wait to see this wonder car on the race track.

  (447) posted on 03.30.2011

Yes! Finally after the long period preparation, for sure Ferrari P4/5 Competizione is now ready to hit the race track on the Nurburgring. This would be the one of the most awaited event this year.

  (613) posted on 03.30.2011

This would definitely be one of the must watch cars during the actual race. And with the other participants having good machines too, this will certainly be a great race.

  (541) posted on 03.30.2011

Well, it did perform as expected. That’s definitely one great start to lead the way up to the actual race. And Salo was really great on the wheel.

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