Toyota, Peugeot, Porsche, Ferrari, Audi, BMW, Acura, Glickenhaus and Dallara-Cadillac: this is the starting grid in the main class that will compete for the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2023. The regulations LMDh – Hypercar it is in fact enjoying the favor of many manufacturers ready to compete for the throne in endurance races in the World Endurance Championship, the WEC, but also in IMSA in the United States. Competitions that will see at the start in the LMDh-Hypercar class also the Cadillac-Dallara duo, which for years has been reaping successes overseas even in the prestigious 24 Hours of Daytona.
American manufacturer @Cadillac has today confirmed it will compete in the FIA #WEC and the @IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship from 2023.https://t.co/wzPsFpkmVS
– WEC (@FIAWEC) August 24, 2021
The American manufacturer Cadillac has in fact announced that it will enter the LMDh prototype formula in 2023 with a Dallara-based car that will be managed by the Action Express Racing and Chip Ganassi Racing teams. Cadillac’s official commitment after months of rumors brings a fifth manufacturer in the LMDh class after previous announcements from Acura, Audi, Porsche and BMW. The debut of the Cadillac-Dallara is scheduled for Daytona 24 Hours of 2023, a dress rehearsal ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans which in just under 48 months will bring together at the circuit de la Sarthe an impressive number of manufacturers eager to conquer the most legendary endurance race on the automotive scene.
.@Cadillac Commits to LMDh!
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– #IMSA (@IMSA) August 24, 2021
“We are thrilled to compete at the highest level of international motorsport in the LMDh class starting in 2023 – the words of Rory Harvey, vice president of Cadillac – like motorsport, Cadillac is transitioning to a future driven by alternative propulsion. The hybrid nature of the LMDh regulation will help us experience the transition to a fully electric future. We are thrilled to continue our success and continue to transfer our lessons learned on the track and technology developed on the circuit to our production vehicles ”.
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