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Tour the Lamborghini SC63 with Romain Grosjean

Tour the Lamborghini SC63 with Romain Grosjean


Lamborghini in 2024 entered each the IMSA SportsCar Championship and FIA World Endurance Championship with an LMDh race automotive competing within the prime courses of each competitions, GTP and Hypercar, respectively.

Dubbed the SC63, the race automotive contains a hybrid powertrain similar to the opposite LMDh automobiles, however the internal-combustion element is a V-8 developed in-house at Lamborghini’s Squadra Corse motorsports division.

A brand new video on IMSA’s YouTube channel offers an in-depth take a look at the SC63. It was filmed forward of the automotive’s entry on this previous weekend’s 12 Hours of Sebring. The race served as spherical two of the SportsCar Championship. Lamborghini missed January’s opening spherical in Daytona.

The SC63 completed seventh at Sebring, due to the efforts of Matteo Cairoli, Andrea Caldarelli, and Romain Grosjean. Grosjean, a former System 1 driver, is featured within the video and explains what it’s like driving the automotive.

The SC63’s debut race was the opening spherical of the World Endurance Championship, which befell in Qatar in early March. There, drivers Mirko Bortolotti, Daniil Kvyat, and Edoardo Mortara introduced the automotive residence in 14th place.

Lamborghini partnered with Italian racing group Iron Lynx for its LMDh program, and collectively they compete as Lamborghini Iron Lynx.

All LMDh race automobiles characteristic a hybrid powertrain utilizing a management Xtrac transmission, battery, and motor-generator unit to assist maintain a lid on prices. Constructors are free to decide on the internal-combustion element of the powertrain, with Lamborghini opting to develop its personal twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V-8 for the LMDh program. Constructors can even select the gear ratios for the transmission and the quantity of slip of the differential.

Constructors additionally want to make use of a management chassis just like a present LMP2 chassis, sourced from one in all 4 suppliers: Dallara, Ligier, Multimatic, or Oreca. Lamborghini selected a chassis from Ligier. As Lamborghini was the primary constructor to go for the chassis, it was capable of work with Ligier to finalize the specification to go well with its personal wants.

Click on on the video above for extra info on the automotive and the way it drives.



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