Cadillac GTP Hypercar (2022)

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    Cadillac comienza a mostrar, un poco, su futuro coche de competición, que podrá competir en el IMSA y Le Mans. Es un desarrollo conjunto entre la marca y Dallara

     

    https://www.motor1.com/news/566382/cadillac-project-gtp-race-car/

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    Nota de prensa, en inglés

    Cadillac Previews Project GTP Race Car

    Cadillac Racing will compete in IMSA’s new Grand Touring Prototype (GTP) category in 2023

    With Cadillac in the midst of defending its 2021 IMSA Manufacturer Championship, the brand continues to prepare for its return to the world racing stage. Cadillac Design is in the process of shaping the forthcoming GTP race car and the future of Cadillac Racing.

    Drawing from Cadillac’s previous racing success, the Cadillac GTP race car will be codeveloped by Cadillac Racing, Design and race manufacturer Dallara. The prototype will feature a new Cadillac engine package in conjunction with the GTP common hybrid system.

    “While the new race car will take into account IMSA and ACO regulations, Cadillac’s brand characteristics will be instantly recognizable, many of which are seen on our V-Series vehicles today,” said Chris Mikalauskas, lead exterior creative designer, Cadillac. “It will artistically combine form and function to influence the development of the forthcoming race car. Elements of Cadillac’s brand DNA, such as vertical lighting and floating blades, will be present throughout.”

    Last year, Cadillac announced that it will compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Automobile Club de l’Ouest Grand Touring Prototype (GTP) category in 2023 with a fourth-generation Cadillac V-Series prototype. Notably, this will mark the brand’s return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans after 21 years.

    “Cadillac has a long history of performance success on and off the track which drives excitement for our fans and customers,” said Rory Harvey, vice president of Cadillac. “That excitement was never more evident than last year when we saw extraordinary demand for the V-Series Blackwings right after they were revealed.”

    Cadillac’s commitment to performance is embodied in the V-Series portfolio by incorporating technologies learned on the track, into performance cars for the road. Its recent expansion includes the CT4-V and CT5-V sport sedans, the Escalade-V and the track-capable CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing.

    The Cadillac Project GTP race car will be unveiled this summer, and debut on the track for the first time at the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January 2023.

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    Super bien encajado el nuevo lenguaje con la normativa de este tipo de coches.

    Es un batmovil

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    Teaser.

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    PRESENTADO!

    5.5 V8. Es totalmente nuevo, diseñado para este modelo

    El sistema hibrido será el standard de la categoria

     

     

     

    https://www.motor1.com/news/591121/cadillac-gtp-hypercar-debuts-ahead-of-le-mans-competition/

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    Nota de prensa, en inglés

    Cadillac Reveals Project GTP Hypercar

    Project GTP Hypercar previews design of 2023 IMSA and WEC race car

    2022-06-09

    Cadillac today revealed the Project GTP Hypercar that previews the third-generation prototype race car from the American luxury brand. In 2023, Cadillac will contest the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the FIA World Endurance Championship, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

    “Cadillac will be competing again on the world racing stage, and we are all thrilled to return to Le Mans after 20 years,” said Global Cadillac Vice President Rory Harvey. “By competing in both the 2023 IMSA and WEC championships, Cadillac Racing has the opportunity to demonstrate its capability, craftsmanship and technology.”

    Codeveloped by Cadillac Design, Cadillac Racing and Dallara, the Project GTP Hypercar incorporates key brand design characteristics. Elements of the brand’s heritage such as vertical lighting and floating blades are present throughout and connect the Project GTP Hypercar to the future of Cadillac.

    “The Project GTP Hypercar is a unique convergence of form and function and showcases Cadillac’s future performance aesthetic,” said Chris Mikalauskas, lead exterior creative designer, Cadillac. “We have plenty more to come, from the upcoming race car to amazing production vehicles.”

    Since 2017, Cadillac has been competing at the forefront of American sports car racing in the IMSA manufacturers championship achieving numerous wins, podiums and championships in the Cadillac DPi-V.R.

    “Competing for the overall win at Le Mans with an iconic American brand like Cadillac is an honor,” said Laura Wontrop Klauser, GM sports car racing program manager. “The entire team is excited to continue building Cadillac’s racing legacy by competing against the very best internationally and in the world’s toughest race.”

    The new race car will be powered by an all-new 5.5L DOHC V-8 that will be paired to the LMDh common hybrid system.

    Cadillac’s commitment to performance is embodied in the V-Series portfolio. Its recent expansion includes the CT4-V and CT5-V sport sedans, Escalade-V as well as the track-capable CT4-V Blackwing1 and CT5-V Blackwing1.

    The race car will begin on-track testing this summer and first race at the Rolex 24 at Daytona in 2023.

    Recent Cadillac Racing achievements include:

    • Winning the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship three times: 2021, 2018 and 2017
    • Winning the Rolex 24 at Daytona four times in a row: 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017
    • Winning the Michelin North American Endurance Cup four times: 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017
    • Prior to competing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Cadillac competed in the Pirelli World Challenge Championship, earning five Manufacturer’s Championships (2014, 2013, 2012, 2007, 2005), and five Driver’s Championships (2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2005).

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