The as-yet-unnamed automobile will probably be entered underneath the Lamborghini Iron Lynx banner throughout the 2 sequence, though the Italian producer has but to disclose what number of vehicles it is going to commit to every championship.
Iron Lynx has campaigned Ferraris lately and at the moment has a presence within the WEC, European Le Mans Sequence and GT World Problem Europe along with single-make championships.
The group will swap to the up to date Lamborghini Huracan Evo2 GT3 for 2023 and area a automobile underneath its personal title in GTWCE Endurance and IMSA’s 4 Endurance Cup rounds.
It is going to additionally enter an all-female Iron Dames automobile in each sequence, whereas a 3rd automobile will contest the IMSA season-opening Daytona 24 Hours.
The cooperation between Iron Lynx and single-seater powerhouse Prema can even be continued onto the Lamborghini programme after the 2 groups have been unified underneath the possession of Deborah Mayer’s DC Racing Options firm.
Prema made its sportscar racing debut in LMP2 this yr in WEC and ELMS with an ORECA 07 Gibson and claimed the latter title on the first time of asking.
Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann stated: “Ever since we introduced our intention to race within the LMDh racing sequence, it was clear to us that Iron Lynx was the correct companion to take such an vital step with.
“I’m delighted to welcome the group to the Lamborghini household; over time, Iron Lynx has confirmed to be a quick, sturdy and efficiently entity, identical to the Lamborghini motorsport division.”
The announcement was made on the Lamborghini Tremendous Trofeo grand finals at Portimao, the place Iron Lynx is competing with ELMS race-winners Michelle Gatting and Doriane Pin.
Iron Dames will race for Lamborghini in subsequent yr’s GT World Problem Europe
Photograph by: Eric Le Galliot
Lamborghini Motorsport boss Giorgio Sanna added: “I’m extraordinarily happy with the partnership with Iron Lynx.
“It’s a group as younger as Lamborghini Squadra Corse, which like us, has grown exponentially over time and has turn out to be a protagonist in GT racing all over the world after making its debut with us in Tremendous Trofeo in 2018.
“Now, we discover ourselves collectively once more and can try to be stronger and extra mature and set nice targets.
“From GT programmes to LMDh, we have now mixed the excellence of three Italian organisations, whereas boasting a technical partnership with Prema Engineering by means of Iron Lynx, with whom it’s our responsibility to realize nice outcomes.”
Lamborghini introduced earlier this yr that the automobile will probably be powered by an all-new twin-turbo V8 and developed with Ligier Automotive, the French firm’s LMP2 chassis forming the premise of the brand new machine.
Growth will probably be led by manufacturing unit Lamborghini aces Mirko Bortolotti and Andrea Caldarelli.
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