The racing team behind James Glickenhaus’ Ferrari P4/5 Competizione has an eye on building an actual alternative fuel Ferrari LMP1 race car. How serious are these guys?

Apparently, serious enough to actually release a number of teaser images on what the race car is going to look like. With the success the Ferrari P4/5 Competizione had at the Nurburgring earlier this year - it broke the 599XX Evo’s lap time around the ’Ring, making it the fastest Ferrari to blaze around the track - and the fiery burning session it had later on, the team still managed to take 1st place in the Alternative Energy Class in the 2012 24 Hours of Nürburgring.

With the taste of success still fresh, the team is looking at the possibility of building a new alternative fuel LMP1 race car, only this time, it’s got its eyes set on the series’ top dog, the Audi R18 e-Tron Quattro.

“We’re considering various possibilities for 2013 and 2014," the team said in a statement. "The LMP1 rules for 2014 are very suited to an Alternate Energy Car and we’re exploring the possibility of building and racing P 4/5 LMP in 2014.”

While no official details surrounding the car have been released, these teaser photos appear to be more than just a pipe dream for these guys. The cost will most likely be more than just an arm and a leg, but success comes with a true price - literally and figuratively - and the team behind the P4/5 Competizione appears to be willing to pay it.

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8 comments:

  (100) posted on 09.27.2012

It’ll be great if this car will be on F1. I think people will really love this car.

  (40) posted on 09.26.2012

Those drawings are getting more interest from the citizen. I think it’s because of the design of this sport car.

  (20) posted on 09.26.2012

This car is so great. It has the nicest exterior design but the only problem is that it’s only a concept.

  (57) posted on 09.24.2012

I hope I can see the real picture of this not just a drawing of the concept but also the interior design of this sport car.

  (116) posted on 09.24.2012

Don’t be too excited on this car. This might be just a forever concept.

  (26) posted on 09.24.2012

Ferrari fans are really excited about this. I wonder when they will release the real picture of it.

  (105) posted on 09.24.2012

Wow, just looking at these concept, I know that this LMP1 will be so popular and might be use on F1 racing.

  (780) posted on 09.20.2012

The 2014 Ferrari LMP1 race car takes the unexpected possibilities in terms of performance, speed and style but the cost will be more expensive than you can imagine. The official launch will be the accomplishment of the clients that awaits the engine performance of the 2014 Ferrari LMP1 racing car.

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