BMW has reported that it will stay in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship one year from now with a two-vehicle GTD Pro passage, while uncovering a first mystery of its new LMDh competitor.
The German producer has likewise broadened its relationship with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing that started in 2009, with RLL remaining its group of decision for the two its introduction to the new GTD Pro division and its LMDh program that will come on stream in 2023.
BMW said it will handle two new M4 GT3 vehicles in the GTD Pro classification that replaces the GTLM division after this present Saturday’s title-choosing Petit Le Mans round, yet avoided uncovering the driver line-ups for the two sections.
The declaration implies BMW will have no less than one manufacturing plant program one year from now, having left both DTM and Formula E in progressive seasons – in spite of the fact that it will keep on keeping a presence in the last series through the Andretti client group.
“I’m charmed that our LMDh project has arrived at its next achievement with the declaration of BMW Team RLL as the group to race in the two models,” said Franciscus van Meel, CEO of BMW M GmbH.
“Likewise with skeleton accomplice Dallara, in group head Bobby Rahal and his team we have remarkable ability and many years of involvement with the most elevated level on our side. The LMDh project keeps on acquiring force and I am certain that one year from now we will indeed make all fundamental strides as wanted to be also ready as workable for entering our first IMSA season with the LMDh models in 2023. We are taking on this new test together at max throttle.”
Just before the IMSA title decider, BMW likewise uncovered the principal sketch of the LMDh vehicle that will stamp its re-visitation of the highest level of model dashing since its Le Mans 24 Hours-winning V12 LMR competitor.
BMW, which is working together with Dallara for its LMP2-based vehicle that will likewise be qualified to contend in the FIA World Endurance Championship, said the secret was created in coordinated effort between its motorsport and Designwork divisions.