The iconic Ferrari racing car has been absent from the endurance scene since 1973.© TBEN
Ferrari has entered the era of the Le Mans Hypercar, with the Italian racing team announcing on Wednesday that it will join the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2023. The iconic Ferrari racing car was absent of the endurance scene, led by the 24 Hours of Le Mans. , since 1973. While the eagerly awaited car has yet to be unveiled, it has been designed and Ferrari is also preparing to name its drivers.
The manufacturer is entering the new top class of the FIA World Endurance Championship and is currently rolling out its team, car and development team launch plan.
Ferrari President John Elkann said the project would help make every road car produced at their Maranello base extraordinary.
“With the new Le Mans Hypercar program, Ferrari once again affirms its sporting commitment and its determination to be a protagonist in major world motorsport events,” said Elkann.
The new program is an opportunity for Ferrari to diversify its activities, with Formula 1 introducing an annual spending limit of $ 145 million for each team this season.
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