BMW confirms LMDh program
New BMW M boss Markus Flasch has confirmed the model’s long-anticipated return to prototype racing with an LMDh program set for the formulation’s debut in 2023. RACER has additionally independently confirmed the information, which was damaged by Flasch on Instagram.
Aside from a observe mentioning the German model will debut its LMDh at IMSA’s Rolex 24 At Daytona, no different particulars had been offered, however RACER understands the hassle might be closely centered on North America.
With BMW’s title added to the record, LMDh has its fourth producer to affix Acura, Audi, and Porsche. It’s believed Cadillac and Lamborghini will quickly verify LMDh plans of their very own, which might give the brand new hybrid class a wholesome roster of auto producers to launch LMDh within the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
BMW’s final outing in prototype competitors peaked with an total win on the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1999. On the home entrance, BMW’s manufacturing unit IMSA GTP program was temporary however exceptionally quick within the mid-Eighties, when it captured one win with Davy Jones and John Andretti in 1986 at Watkins Glen.
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