Ferrari Owners Club GB Celebrate Their 50th Anniversary


May 16, 2017 By Mike Lee
Last updated on May 16, 2017

Ferrari Owners Club GB Celebrate Their 50th Anniversary
The Ferrari Owners Club GB celebrated their 50th Anniversary in 2017 with a special parade of Ferrari cars across the Forth Road Bridge which was specially closed to mark the club’s half-century. As one of the oldest Ferrari Owners Clubs in the world, the FOC GB now has over 2,750 members and a packed calendar of social meetings, track activities and regional events which enable Ferrari owners to share their passion for the iconic brand.

The FOC GB’s special parade over the Forth Road Bridge included cars from Graypaul Edinburgh, the official Ferrari Dealer for Scotland, as well as several very exclusive models such as the Limited Series LaFerrari and F12tdf, and a number of historic models, such as the 330 GT, 246 Dino and 308 GTB. The Forth Road Bridge was closed from 08:00-08:11 to allow the parade to pass from Edinburgh to Fife, heading north for a FOC GB track day at Knockhill Circuit.

The event also pre-empts the official Ferrari 70th Anniversary UK Tour which takes place from June to September at various locations around the country. The LaFerrari Aperta will headline Ferrari’s presence at the Goodwood Festival of Speed from 29 June to 02 July, leading a parade of the most iconic road and racing Ferraris from the company’s past 70 years during each day of the event. Ferrari will also have a full display of the current product range at the event, including the new GTC4Lusso which makes its dynamic UK debut at the event.

The Ferrari 70th Anniversary UK Tour then continues with the LaFerrari Aperta visiting every official Ferrari Dealer in the UK during July and August, and on public display on the following dates (exact location in each city to be announced):

Date
Location
5th July Lyndhurst
9th July Exeter
12th July Swindon
15th July Egham
20th July London
22nd July Colchester
25th July Nottingham
28th July Birmingham
1st August Manchester
4th August Leeds
8th August Edinburgh
12th August Belfast

The final event on the LaFerrari Aperta’s UK Tour will be Ferrari Racing Days at Silverstone, from 22-24 September, where the car will once again lead a parade of iconic and historic Ferrari cars around the British GP circuit. Ferrari Racing Days is the UK round of the Ferrari Challenge European Series, in which the 458 Challenge makes its final appearance alongside the 488 Challenge which will run solus in the Ferrari Challenge in 2018.

Ferrari’s Corse Clienti division will also be running a number of sessions for F1 Clienti and XX Programme cars, including a number of important race-winning F1 cars from several different decades of Ferrari’s racing past. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit: http://www.silverstone.co.uk/events/ferrari-racing-days/.