The Le Mans Hypercar segment is currently “heating up” as luxury car and supercar brands have teased their racing models, promising a dramatic season with top models. Ferrari is not an unusual name when it has revealed the first images of its racing car model, and the brand also announced the first images and videos when testing this racing car on the familiar Fiorano racetrack. belong.
“This is a very exciting moment, eagerly anticipated by both those working on this project and Ferrari fans,” said Antonello Coletta, Head of Ferrari Attività Sporti GT. This model is the result of many months of work, planning and simulation. We are proud of what we have achieved, although hiding the design of the LMH during testing affected the mass and style of the car but I think this cannot be overshadowed. The DNA of a Ferrari.”
Over the past week, two-time world endurance racing champion Alessandro Pier Guidi took the wheel of the new Ferrari Le Mans Hypercar (LMH). The Italian driver completed the LMH performance in the presence of CEO Benedetto Vigna. In the afternoon, Pier Guidi handed over to Nicklas Nielsen, who concluded the testing program as planned.
Pier Guidi commented: “After many months of simulation, I finally got the chance to drive the real car and this is an impressive milestone. We’re just getting started and there’s a lot of work ahead, but we feel very optimistic about this model.”
Nicklas Nielsen reiterated: “This is a truly special occasion as I get to be one of the first people to drive a Ferrari Hypercar on track and this is a dream come true. Ever since I was a boy, I have dreamed of driving a Ferrari and the fact that I am realizing my dream in a car that will compete in the top class is unbelievable. Of course, there is still a long way to go to launch this car in auto racing, but today we took a small step towards that point.”
During the day, Ferrari engineers focused on testing various engine and electronic systems before development testing sessions, alternating between on-track testing sessions and breaks for testing. check periodically. Once again, the Fiorano racetrack was the place to witness a historic moment, celebrating the return of a race car produced entirely by Ferrari that will compete in the World Endurance Championship. .