Maserati has been adamant that its MC20 will go racing, and on Tuesday the automaker confirmed the primary competitors for the mid-engine supercar.
A brand new MC20 GT2 race automobile is being developed and might be made out there to buyer groups competing within the SRO-sanctioned GT2 European Sequence. The spotlight of the sequence is the 24 Hours of Spa.
The MC20 GT2 might be intently linked to the MC20 street automobile, together with working the identical twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6, although teaser sketches trace at a a lot wilder design with bigger aspect intakes and a hard and fast rear wing hooked up by way of swan-neck struts. The automobile is predicted to be prepared in time for the 2023 season.
2023 Maserati MC20 GT2 race automobile
The MC20 GT2 has some huge footwear to fill. Some readers will recall the MC20’s predecessor, the MC12, competed in the same FIA GT Sequence throughout the 2000s and was profitable in a minimum of three 24 Hours of Spa races (2005,2006 and 2008).
The competitors will not be straightforward for the MC20 GT2, although. A number of the automobiles the Maserati will face embody the Audi R8 LMS GT2, Brabham BT63 GT2, KTM X-Bow GT2, and Porsche 911 GT2 RS.
Maserati may also race in Method E beginning in 2023, on this case with a manufacturing unit group. The automaker this week additionally introduced a limited-edition monitor automobile that is primarily based on the MC20 and will probably be a precursor for a race automobile designed for the GT courses of the SportsCar Championship or World Endurance Championship.