The Endurance World Championship –WEC– he was left alone at the end of last season. As many of you know, Porsche, who had won the title in 2017, he left the category to focus exclusively on the Formula E. therefore, Toyota would be left alone with vehicles LMP1, until now. Ginetta officially confirmed his arrival to the LMP1.
Ginetta is an English firm specializing in competition vehicles. Participate in the IMSA American and in the LMS European with vehicles of the category, LMP3. Now have wanted to take a step forward, and in addition to confirm its participation in the category LMP1 in the WEC, they have presented their racing car, the G650-LT-P1.
The british compete you to you for both Toyota, as the firm nippon is the only contender currently in the LMP1 WEC. Also called Ginetta G60, where the numbering refers to the time in the Ginetta carrying out vehicles, you will have a mechanical less technical than the vehicle Toyta, which is a hybrid.
The vehicle English will mount a V6 engine turbo, which is used in the single-seaters of GP2. The G650-LT-P1 will be available to private teams, so that it is understood that the Ginetta will not be the team we will see in the LMP1 this season.
“Our figures reveal that our vehicle will be in the battle. We started to design it literally from a blank page, and we believe that will be the only vehicle with a carbon chassis and a mechanical package designed and optimized specifically for 2018.” said Lawrence Tomlinson, head of Ginetta.
therefore, the Ginetta G650-LT-P1 will compete face to face against the Toyota TS050 in the eight races that are contested in the WEC, including circuits mythical as Spa, Le Mans, Silverstone, Nurburgring or Fuji, and we will see the power of a system is not hybrid in a competition of strength.
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