Having been one of the first manufacturers to express an interest in the proposed new top tier LMH regulations back in 2017, Jim Glickenhaus has recently officially confirmed his eponymous squad are on track to field not one, but two manufacturer backed entries for the newly refreshed World Endurance Championship and Le Mans 24 Hours next season.
Using the Glickenhaus SCG 007 model run by the factory Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus operation, the cars are set to run under the new LMH regulations that are due to replace the current LMP1 Prototypes, joining the series alongside the already announced Toyota team and potential entries from ByKolles amongst others scheduled to race next season and beyond.
Announced Thursday, the team remain bullish about their prospects for 2021, and confirm preparations are well underway for the challenge ahead.
“In 2017 we stood up and said we would race the new Hypercar class. We are moving rapidly to fulfil that goal. The engineering of our chassis is complete, and we are finalising engineering on other components.”
“We have completed our first set of physical wind-tunnel testing, in one of the world’s top wind tunnels. We have already met several of our engineering targets, and are applying the lessons learned to move us towards additional targets.
Glickenhaus are set to use the Pipo Moteurs normally aspirated V8 in the new car, with testing of the powertrain expected to commence shortly before the team hit the circuit by the end of the year.
Original Source: dailysportscar
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