Advertisement

 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Ferrari is trying to expand its presence in the Grand-Am Series.
The Italian automaker is close to unveiling a Ferrari 458 Italia GT built specifically for NASCAR's road-racing series. The car is expected to be ready for testing in the GT class by the end of March.
Mark Raffauf, director of competition for the Grand-Am Series, and 1998 Indianapolis 500 winner Eddie Cheever made the announcement Friday at Daytona International Speedway.
Raffauf says at least six teams have shown interest in possibly switching to the Ferrari this season.
Cheever says the Ferrari's presence could prompt other manufactures to follow. Porsche, Chevrolet, BMW, Mazda and Ford have cars entered in the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Recent NASCAR Discussions

NASCAR Odds

No NASCAR odds found

Nascar Top Stories

Thumbnail Bad Boy Off Road 300 Picks The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is back in action today with the Bad Boy Off Road 300. Here are some drivers we like for this NASCAR...
Thumbnail VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 Picks The NASCAR Xfinity Series is back in action tonight to compete in the VistiMyrtleBeach.com 300. Here are the...
Thumbnail UNOH 175 Odds The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series kicks off the racing weekend with the UNOH 175. Here is a look at the odds to win this...
Thumbnail VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 Odds The NASCAR Xfinity Series drives under the lights this Saturday when drivers compete in the VistiMyrtleBeach.com 300. Here is a look at the...
Thumbnail Bad Boy Off Road 300 Odds The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series continues the first stage of the Chase for the Championship this weekend with the Bad Boy Off Road 300. Here is a look at the odds to...
More inNASCAR Articles