RS Academy to offer drive opportunities in race-winning Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia

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·         RS Academy-owned GT3 winning 458 Italia now on offer to members for track driving experiences

·         Car won on debut outing at Outlon Park in British GTs

·         The first Ferrari 458 Italia to win a race anywhere in the world, is now available for personal or corporate entertainment on the world’s greatest circuits

RS Academy, one of Europe’s most unique and exclusive track-driving car clubs, has taken delivery of only the second Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 to leave the factory; a car which was taken to victory on its debut outing in the British GT Championship at Oulton Park on April 25th.

That stunning victory stamped the new Ferrari’s authority on the 2011 season, and is a clear indication that the V8 powered, 570 bhp machine, is currently one of the world’s great GT racers.

The car, which is owned by RS Academy, will serve a dual role as a competitively run racing car in the British GT Championship, while offering the ultimate in track day experiences as part of RS Academy’s exclusive fleet of club cars available for members to use as some of Europe’s finest circuits, including Paul Ricard, Spa Francorchampsand the Nurburgring.

RS Academy owner, Rob Stanbury, says: “It’s amazing that we have been able to take such early delivery of a 458 Italia GT3 and it’s equally satisfying to see that it has made an impressive racing debut, but we are most excited about the fact that we can offer this unbelievable car to Club members at some fantastic European circuits. It’s this exclusivity which makes RS Academy a unique player in the high-end track day and supercar club market.”

RS Academy’s unbelievable fleet of cars that are offered to members also includes a mighty new Ascari KZ1R GT3, a Noble M600, Ferrari 430 Challenge car, a new Porsche 911 GT3 RS, an Ariel Atom and the recently announced addition of two all-new Mono sports cars.

The Club has a rapidly expanding calendar of dates and venues for 2011 across the UK and Europe, with its primary base now established amongst the wonderful facilities at France’s Paul Ricard circuit.

To learn more about RS Academy and to discover all the benefits associated with membership of this unique and exciting Club, please visit http://www.rs-academy.co.uk

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