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The NASCAR team seeks a spot in 24 Hours of LeMans

The NASCAR team seeks a spot in 24 Hours of LeMans

NASCAR seeks to raise its profile in Europe by appearing in the world’s most famous endurance races

NASCARthe team Hendrick Motorsports The tire manufacturer new Year They announced that they will be ordering a ticket for 24 hours from 2023 Luman.

Effort may involve adjustment Camaro Chevrolet ZLI Next Genwhich is used by the team Hendrick Motorsports On the NASCAR Cupso you can buy a 56 entry garage for motorsport’s most famous endurance race.

“Since the early days of NASCARIt was important to my father that we play a visible role in international motorsport, and there is no stage greater than 24 Hours of Le Mans,” said the NASCAR chief. Jim France During a joint conference between NASCAR And the IMSA On Sebring.

By partnering with Hendrick MotorsportsAnd the Bother And the new YearWe have the best team, plant and tires in NASCAR history. We look forward to showcasing the technology in the next generation car and offering a competitive entry in the historic race.”

The Garage 56 It is an invitation entry that contains Le Man For efforts aimed at showcasing technological innovations to motorsport, the automotive industry, and society in general. It started in 2012.

In 2021, it was taken over by the SRT41 for pilots of different capabilities. In previous versions it was for the project DeltaWing ZEOD RC From April.

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“The Garage 56 is a special opportunity at Le Mans, as this race has pioneered the technological processes of the automotive industry during its nearly century-long existence,” said Garage 56 president. Auto Club de l’Ouest, Pierre Villon.

“When the ACO receives an order for the Garage 56 program, we start talking with designers, team partners, and suppliers to establish performance standards so that the program is a success for all involved.”

We will continue to work with NASCAR and all of their partners as they work toward the proposed 2023 Garage 56 project.”