McLaren’s MP4 12C GT3 racer is all set to develop into a global player. In 2012, there weren’t an adequate amount of of them to go round, so just thirteen European-based groups were capable to race them.
They contended in 98 GT3 races crosswise the European region – comprising a few of one-off competitions in Azerbaijan, Abu Dhabi as well as Macau – marking 19 triumphs and an additional nineteen podium finishes a distinguished record for a new vehicle in its debut period.
In 2013, but, McLaren is ramping up a lot more GT3 racing cars and will make them obtainable to GT3 groups across the globe, in addition to collectors and non race drivers who just wish to utilize them as track-day vehicles.
Some novel groups have already received their 2013-spec vehicles and are confirmed for the upcoming period – comprising nonstop Asia GT contest victors Clearwater Racing; the striking chrome, red and green colors of their 12C GT3 will show off the number 1.
Additionally, 9-times Globe Rally Winner Sébastien Loeb has stated that he will contest the 6-race FIA GT Series, and his group, Sébastien Loeb Racing, will carry 2 12C GT3′s, one for Loeb and another for McLaren GT plant driver Alvaro Parente.
The 2013 fabrication run also has numerous up-gradations – all of which are accessible as a package to the possessors of 2012-spec vehicless – that are proposed, said McLaren, to make the vehicle more safe, more dependable, more resourceful and less complex to uphold.
They consist of a refreshed aerodynamics parcel, an improved ECU with a refreshed electrical system, innovative cushions and an upgraded cooling arrangement so the vehicle can deal with higher ambient temperatures, breathing via a innovative bonnet with refreshed ducting.