Maserati enters European Series Championship with the MC20 GT2 | Motorsport & Racing

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We’ve solely not too long ago printed our article on the Maserati Mission 24, a track-only, not street-legal supercar primarily based on the MC20, however at the moment we’ve received one other attention-grabbing information, Maserati can even construct the MC20 GT2, a real racecar accessible to groups or particular person purchasers for the 2023 Fanatec GT2 European Collection Championship, the brand new MC20 GT2 may very well be thought of as a successor to the spectacular MC12 racecars that took a number of victories in FIA GT Championships from 2004 to 2010.

Particularly, to spotlight the hyperlink between the MC12 and MC20, on the 24 Hours of Spa – received thrice by the MC12 (in 2005, 2006 and 2008) – Maserati is ushering within the new Maserati Corse period with an expertise devoted to the wonderful milestones in its sporting historical past. Within the phrases of Davide Grasso, Maserati CEO: “We’re pushed by our ardour, each on the highway and on the observe. We’ve got an extended historical past of world excellence in motorsport and we’re extraordinarily proud to race with the extraordinary MC20. Racing has at all times been Maserati’s pure habitat and now, each within the Fanatec GT2 European Collection Championship and within the System E Championship, this model is making a brand new begin from its roots to construct the long run”.

Jean-Marc Finot, Senior VP, STELLANTIS Motorsport, said: “Maserati Corse is bringing the hyperlink between System E manufacturing facility program and our highway automobiles with the MC20 GT2. This new step is finishing the legacy and the legitimacy of Maserati in Motorsport. The MC20 is a incredible road-legal automobile. We’re glad that our passionate buyer will get pleasure from racing with it”.

Maserati GT2 – Options and technical specs

Automobile

  • Single-seater non-road-homologated race automobile
  • Maserati Centro Stile design
  • Width/Top (mm) 2020* x 1220*
  • Dry weight to be decided in BoP

Complies with FIA race security necessities

  • FIA-homologated FT3 120 L gas tank
  • FIA-spec hearth extinguisher

Engine

  • Maserati Nettuno
  • V6 90° twin turbo
  • 3000 cc
  • Energy output to be decided in BoP (630-hp base engine below improvement)
  • Maserati Twin Combustion (MTC) Twin Spark with TJI double combustion management
  • Dry sump

Drive practice/transmission

  • 2WD 6-speed sequential racing gearbox with paddle shifters
  • Racing clutch and limited-slip self-locking mechanical differential

Bodywork

  • MC20 GT2 racing equipment bodywork
  • Excessive-performance aerodynamics
  • Multi-adjustable rear wing
  • Excessive downforce
  • LED headlamps
  • FIA-approved rain gentle
  • Lexan entrance and aspect home windows

Chassis

  • Extremely-light carbon fibre central monocoque
  • FIA-homologated security roll cage
  • 3/4 on-board air jacks

Brakes

  • Racing calipers and ventilated racing brakes
  • Bespoke brake cooling

Rims

  • Bespoke solid 18” aluminum rims
  • Centre lock system fittings
  • Slick tires

Suspension

  • Double-wishbone with the semi-virtual steering axis
  • Adjustable racing dampers
  • Adjustable entrance and rear anti-roll bars

Interiors

  • Adjustable racing pedal field
  • Adjustable steering column
  • 6-point racing security belt
  • Multi-functional carbon-fiber steering wheel
  • Rear-view digital camera show (elective)
  • In-car digital camera for video recording (elective)
  • Sprint and information acquisition system
  • Driving efficiency optimization show (elective)
  • Air-con
  • Tyre strain monitoring system (elective)
  • Adjustable racing ABS and traction management

* Topic to modifications throughout car improvement.

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