The Ferrari F40 Is a Dream Come True

Even for IMSA driver Cooper MacNeil, the F40 is something special.

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Racing drivers live out our dreams every day. They get to drive the latest race cars around the most legendary tracks around the world, and get paid for it. But even for someone as elite as IMSA driver Cooper MacNeil, driving a Ferrari F40 road car is a dream come true.

MacNeil currently competes in the WeatherTech Sportscar Championship as a driver for the WeatherTech-sponsored #50 Mercedes-AMG GT3. In the past, he's driven cars such as the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR, Chevrolet Corvette C6.R, and most recently, the Ferrari 488 GTE at Le Mans.

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Suffice to say, MacNeil's driven some serious pieces of machinery. Yet, he still finds a way to be completely smitten as something as primitive a street legal car. Granted, the car in question is one of the greatest Ferraris ever.

put together a nice video of MacNeil driving around a stunning red F40 to celebrate Ferrari's 70th anniversary. Watch for yourself.

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