24 Hours of Le Mans: Cadillac launches its LMDh model

24 Hours of Le Mans: Cadillac launches its LMDh model


While Le Mans’ 24 Hours will take place this weekend in Sarthe, Cadillac takes the opportunity to unveil its LMDh model that will be unveiled next year as part of the centenary commemoration of the world’s largest motor racing. In 2023, the Double Endurance program is awaiting Americans knowing that their LMDh (Le Mans Daytona h) will be in the GTP unit, this within the North American IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar championship as well as in the FIA ​​WEC (Endurance Tournament Competition). of the Word.), this in the Hypercar category which will combine LMDh with LMH (Le Mans Hypercar).

We can clearly write that, this week, the design of the Cadillac Competition caused a stir in Le Mans, in the presence, by announcing an interesting video (to be discovered at the end of the article) of its GTP project. We look forward to seeing it on the track in France after a year, along with other expected innovations such as, among others, the LMH Ferrari, the LMDh Porsche and, of course, the LMH Peugeot 9X8. Keep in mind, moreover, that the Peugeot Sport model will start competing next month, as part of Monza’s 6 Hour. 2023 Le Mans 24 hours promises to be great.

As for the LMDh Cadillac, it shows a structure that we will describe as brighter and more sophisticated knowing that the two principles of LMDh and LMH provide greater freedom for automakers to create a race car that obeys, depending on their style, and identity.

Finally, at the mechanical level, LMDh Cadillac’s 24-hour Le Mans 2023 will be based on Dallara’s chassis, one of the four linked at IMSA by FIA WEC and Ligier, Multimatic and Oreca.

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In terms of its engine, a hybrid model of competition model from across the Atlantic will be common to all LMDh. On the other hand, the so-called “heat” barrier, unique to each brand in LMDh, would be a V8 with a transfer of 5.5 l.

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