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Cadillac says its new electric race car is almost ready for the 24 Hours of Daytona


Cadillac Racing said for the first time racing car is almost ready for the 24 Hours of Daytona in January after passing important development and testing milestones. Since July, the V-LMDh has undergone nearly 12,000 miles (19,000 km) of racetrack testing, including a 24-hour test at the Sebring International Circuit.

collected nighttime performance and endurance data on a bumpy 3.7-mile track. Program manager Laura Wontrop Klauser claimed Sebring was the perfect test ground for V-LMDh ahead of its competitive debut at Daytona. “Completing that endurance test is an added motivator for our team and gives a sense of accomplishment,” . “We still have a lot of work to do in a short time, but we are at a point where we are adjusting a lot of things.”

The car is also expected to take part in the 24-hour race at Le Mans in June. Cadillac plans to run it in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the FIA ​​World Endurance Championship. A final test will take place next week in Daytona as part of mandatory assessments for all manufacturers intending to participate in IMSA’s new Grand Touring Prototype class. Cadillac Racing will unveil the final competitive versions of its three V-LMDh race cars, including custom cars (and hopefully a new name), in mid-January.

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