Hot Rodding a 1999 F355 Ferrari

Hot Rodding a 1999 F355 Ferrari


Hot Rodding a Ferrari is like planning the space program. Even if you found the smartest people and had plenty of ready cash, you could still end up flat broke and wondering what you did it for.

Anyone who would take on such an ambitious project would be advised to understand the intricacies of Ferrari tuning under the urgency of an endurance race.

Someone like a race driver.

This modified F355 belongs to Jeff Segal, who at 17 anni, was the youngest race winner in the history of the Ferrari Challenge series, and who went on to achieve class wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Rolex 24 at Daytona. Mr. Segal spent a large part of his racing career handling Ferrari-built kit on racing circuits, and teaching others.

Then, when it came time to do his F355 project, he had the vision for it, along with the proper born-from-Motorsports mindset. 

I drove Jeff’s 1999 F355 “Modificata” at Monticello Motor Club, and then met he to discuss the details behind this very special Ferrari Hot Rod inspired by the Ferrari Challenge racing series.

Mr. Segal has no plans to start building F355 Modificatas for clients, but if you are interested he will likely take your call.

By Mike Spinelli

Paul Ebeling, Editor

Ferrari is the Aristocrat of the automotive sector.

Enzo Ferrari’s iconic Italian Supercar manufacturer claimed the title according to the latest Brand Finance Global 500 2019 report launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

HeffX-LTN overall technical outlook for RACE is Very Bullish, overhead resistance is at 174.31, and very strong support at 165.96, all Key indicators are Very Bullish in here. Ferrari finished at 166.50, -2.20 Friday in NY.

Ferrari will continue to create value in the long term. Ferrari is a quality 1st long term investment, and I see it at 200/share in that frame.

Have a terrific weekend

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