McLaren MP4-12C GT3 At Spa 24 Hours

July 26, 2011 at 6:55 pm

MacLaren’s new GT racer will be competing in its toughest race yet, the 24 hours of Spa-Franchorchamps this weekend. This can wipe the smile off the face of the car which is there as a result of a good racing debut at the British GT championship. 12C GT3 is the first race car converted from a McLaren road car to make a 24 hour race debut since the McLaren F1 GTR at Le Mans in 1995.

McLaren will enter three MP4 GT3s, driven by 10 highly experienced drivers, including customer VonRyan Racing customer team in Pro-Am Cup category.

McLaren MP4 12C GT3 At Spa 24 Hours mp4 gt3

The McLaren GT driver line-up for the Total 24 Hours of Spa includes CRS Racing Team Principal Andrew Kirkaldy and McLaren Automotive Chief Test driver Chris Goodwin.  Both are Directors of the new McLaren GT company, which is led by McLaren Group CEO Martin Whitmarsh and includes McLaren Racing Head of Vehicle Engineering Mark Williams.

McLaren MP4-12C GT3 drivers for Total 24 Hours of Spa:

Pro-Cup category

Car 58 (McLaren GT):
Rob Bell – GB
Chris Goodwin – GB
Tim Mullen – GB

Car 59 (McLaren GT):
Andrew Kirkaldy – GB
Álvaro Parente – POR
Oliver Turvey – GB

Pro-Am Cup category

Car 60 (McLaren GT and VonRyan Racing):
Adam Christodoulou – GB
Glynn Geddie – GB
Phil Quaife – GB
Roger Wills – NZL