Cadillac Reveals Undertaking GTP Hypercar
Challenge GTP Hypercar previews style and design of 2023 IMSA and WEC race automobile
Cadillac currently disclosed the Challenge GTP Hypercar that previews the third-generation prototype race auto from the American luxury brand name. In 2023, Cadillac will contest the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the FIA World Stamina Championship, together with the 24 Hrs of Le Mans.
‘Cadillac will be competing once more on the earth racing phase, and we are all thrilled to return to Le Mans just after 20 several years,’ explained Global Cadillac Vice President Rory Harvey. ‘By competing in equally the 2023 IMSA and WEC championships, Cadillac Racing has the chance to reveal its capability, craftsmanship and technological know-how.’
Codeveloped by Cadillac Structure, Cadillac Racing and Dallara, the Task GTP Hypercar incorporates vital brand name design and style features. Components of the brand’s heritage this kind of as vertical lights and floating blades are current through and hook up the Undertaking GTP Hypercar to the potential of Cadillac.
‘The Task GTP Hypercar is a unique convergence of sort and purpose and showcases Cadillac’s long run functionality aesthetic,’ said Chris Mikalauskas, guide exterior creative designer, Cadillac. ‘We have lots additional to occur, from the approaching race vehicle to wonderful manufacturing cars.’
Because 2017, Cadillac has been competing at the forefront of American sporting activities car racing in the IMSA producers championship achieving numerous wins, podiums and championships in the Cadillac DPi-V.R.
‘Competing for the overall gain at Le Mans with an legendary American model like Cadillac is an honor,’ stated Laura Wontrop Klauser, GM sporting activities vehicle racing plan manager. ‘The complete staff is excited to continue on building Cadillac’s racing legacy by competing in opposition to the extremely greatest internationally and in the world’s toughest race.’
The new race car will be run by an all-new 5.5L DOHC V-8 that will be paired to the LMDh prevalent hybrid technique.
Cadillac’s determination to effectiveness is embodied in the V-Sequence portfolio. Its the latest expansion incorporates the CT4-V and CT5-V sport sedans, Escalade-V as effectively as the keep track of-capable CT4-V Blackwing1 and CT5-V Blackwing1.
The race motor vehicle will start out on-keep track of screening this summer time and 1st race at the Rolex 24 at Daytona in 2023.
Current Cadillac Racing achievements consist of:
•Winning the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship three times: 2021, 2018 and 2017
•Winning the Rolex 24 at Daytona four situations in a row: 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017
•Winning the Michelin North American Endurance Cup four instances: 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017
•Prior to competing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Cadillac competed in the Pirelli World Obstacle Championship, earning 5 Manufacturer’s Championships (2014, 2013, 2012, 2007, 2005), and 5 Driver’s Championships (2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2005).
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