McLaren will compete within the new WeatherTech Dash Cup collection in North America

McLaren is an everyday on the Components 1 Grand Prix in america, however the British agency enters the race for sport.

The most recent choice introduced on Friday is a multi-year settlement between McLaren and IMSA for the brand new WeatherTech Dash Cup designed for the GT Daytona (GTD) class.

The collection, which is able to host seven runs of as much as 2:40, provides groups within the GTD-level competitors a extra reasonably priced possibility than the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The occasions will happen as a part of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the primary to happen throughout the Mid-Ohio Sports activities Automobile Race beginning Could third.

McLaren 720S GT3 race automobile 2019

Which means that the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship beginning grid will now have 14 completely different producers, of which solely 9 are within the GTD class.

McLaren's GTD competitor is the 720S GT3, and the primary crew to register is confirmed below the identify Compass Racing. The crew selected drivers Paul Holton and Matt Plumb for the inaugural season of the WeatherTech Dash Cup.

Observe: McLaren is already concerned in sports activities automobile racing on native soil. The corporate's 570S GT4 has already raced within the Michelin Pilot Problem Grand Sport (GS) class for the previous two seasons.

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