Cadillac’s sportscar program is unaffected

Cadillac’s sportscar program is unaffected

Cadillac will debut the V-LMDh sports prototype in Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, just as Michael Andretti revealed his joint plan to join F1’s grid in the near future.

Three examples will be in action – two by Chip Ganassi Racing and one by Action Express Racing – then one of those Ganassi entries shifts from IMSA into the WEC during the remainder of the 2023 season.

Harvey was asked if the Andretti–Cadillac project might distract from the sportscar efforts. He replied: “No. We’re really excited about that chance as well.

The process is still in its early stages. An Expression of Interest is required.

It will be a complement to what we are doing in the series, according to our view. It will not have any impact on this series, according to us.

His explanation was that he believes there is a history of motor racing. We have competed in many series and motorsport for well over 70 years. We are very proud of the U.S. and the IMSA Series.

We are also looking at combining it with the standardization of regulations to be able to compete in the World Endurance Championship. Our Cadillac dealerships are located all over the world, which gives us more coverage in areas where we want to compete.

And then, being able complement what we do with Formula 1, if we are successful. This is another piece in the puzzle, and it’s very appropriate to Cadillac and General Motors Racing’s heritage.

It’s an enormous commitment. The partnership we talked about last week was wonderful. It gives us the capability to do our best work. Because we believe we are able to use both the skillsets of the organisations, we can put together a package which will be competitive.

Harvey stated that the costs were manageable and that GM was happy to show what they do “from a technological perspective,” “from a performance standpoint, or from an aerodynamics viewpoint, etc.”

It allows us to transfer technology to road cars. For example, aerodynamics. Cadillac also has the V-Series Blackwings and V-Series Blackwings. Both are extremely successful.

We work closely with IMSA in order to maximize the opportunity and ensure that we are able to replicate this experience on the road. The Track Editions were sold almost immediately after we did them last year, which is a sign of how it relates to what we are trying to accomplish.

“Looking at this year’s powertrains and our ambition to go all-electric in 2030,” says the author. We have both the V8 5.5-liter and hybrid technologies. So, from that perspective, we are looking to develop, learn and incorporate those lessons into the future EV portfolio.

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