Ferrari has introduced that it has chosen AF Corse to function its manufacturing facility Le Mans Hypercar effort, set for debut in 2023.
The longstanding and extensively profitable partnership between the Italian producer and AF Corse will proceed into the Hypercar period, the place it would compete underneath the ‘Ferrari – AF Corse’ banner.
The 2 events have labored collectively since 2006, with Amato Ferrari’s outfit operating the manufacturing facility GT operations for the crew.
In that interval, the crew has scored three class victories within the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 5 constructors titles and 6 groups’ and drivers titles in each GTE Professional and GTE Am, with the squad most not too long ago capturing the GTE Am title in 2020.
It most up-to-date Le Mans win got here in 2019, when Alessandro Pier Guidi, James Calado and Daniel Serra took the GTE Professional class win.
“We’re happy with this announcement,” Amato Ferrari commented. It’s the crowning of a dream and recognition of the nice effort made through the years.
“Our partnership with Ferrari is a profitable one which started in 2006, and I’m delighted to proceed it within the LMH mission.
“Now we have instantly kicked off with nice enthusiasm aiming to boost the bar even additional and to be prepared for this new problem”.
Antonello Coletta, Head of Ferrari Attività Sportive GT, added: “Right this moment’s announcement is a vital step in the direction of the debut of our LMH within the World Endurance Championship.
“We’re completely satisfied to have a dependable companion like AF Corse with us for this mission. Ferrari and AF Corse have loved a stable relationship for a very long time, as you’ll be able to see within the FIA WEC, the place we run our official 488 GTEs along with the Piacenza-based crew.
“We sit up for persevering with collectively on a journey as rewarding because the years of racing cooperation up to now”.