BEVERLY HILLS, California (February 28, 2018) – Scuderia Corsa is proud to announce its partnership with LEGO® Speed Champions to bring to life the iconic No. 63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488 GT3 that won the 2015, ‘16 and ‘17 GTD IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, into LEGO bricks.
The new No. 63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488 GT3 LEGO® Speed Champions set gives parents and children alike the chance to share their passion of Ferrari and LEGO – generations of fans have grown up building LEGO sets for 60 years along with aspiring to be behind the wheel of a Ferrari racecar.
Scuderia Corsa Team Owner, Giacomo Mattioli, is honored to partner with LEGO with efforts to encourage future racing drivers.
“To partner with Ferrari and The LEGO Group on its 60th anniversary and bring our No. 63 to life is a dream project,” said Mattioli. “We’ve had outstanding results with the No. 63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488 GT3 the past 5 years, and the LEGO Speed Champions set is a powerful way to tell our story, hopefully inspiring the race drivers, engineers, and designers of the future.”
The set features a Ferrari Scuderia Corsa racing driving Minifigure that can be placed inside the car through the removable windshield, a trophy and authentic design details including racing colors and race-graphics stickers.
When complete, the 179-piece Ferrari Scuderia Corsa LEGO® Speed Champions model measures 1-inch (5cm) high and 2 inches (6cm) wide, and 6 inches (17cm) long.
The No. 63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488 GT3 LEGO® Speed Champions set will be available to order at LEGO.com/shop starting March 1, 2018, with a recommended retail price of $14.99. (€14.99).
Join Scuderia Corsa at the Twelve Hours of Sebring on March 14-17, 2018 to celebrate the launch of the LEGO® Speed of Champions Ferrari 488 GT3 with the unveiling of the 1/8th scale LEGO model of the #63 Scuderia Corsa. Don’t miss the chance to participate in fan contests throughout the weekend to win the No. 63 LEGO® Speed Champions set. Stay tuned to Scuderia Corsa social media channels for more details.
About Scuderia Corsa
2017 IMSA GTD Champion, 2017 Le Mans podium, 2017 6H of Watkins Glen podium, 2017 12H of Sebring podium, 2016 IMSA GTD Champion, 2016 24Hours of Le Mans GTE-Am winner, 2016 6H of Watkins Glen Winner, 2016 12H of Sebring Winner, 2016 Pirelli World Challenge GTA Champion, 2015 24Hours of Le Mans Podium, 2015 IMSA GTD and 2013 Grand-AM GT championship-winning team Scuderia Corsa was founded in 2013 by Giacomo Mattioli and Art Zafiropoulo. Follow Scuderia Corsa on Twitter @Scuderia_Corsa, on Facebook at Scuderia Corsa, Instagram at @Scuderiacorsaferrari and ScuderiaCorsa.com
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