Apparently, Cadillac plans to enter the race. The race of the Le Mans Daytona Hybrid, that is. In 2023, Cadillac will be bringing it’s latest LMDh model into the racetrack. This therefore will allow the Cadillac brand to compete in the American IMSA series. Also, they’ll be able to compete in the World Endurance Championship, all part of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Cadillac has been able to take on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Therefore, snagging the title back in 2017 and 2018. This allows for Cadillac to be a part of the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, for four years in sequence, from 2017 to 2020.
Therefore, Cadillac has been able to join other manufacturers in the conversion of traditional gas-powered vehicles to electric alternatives.
When you follow nine seasons of being bad-asses in the World Endurance Championship, you have to realize that going further than the usual Hypercar class is always a likelihood. You have a class that allows cars within two sets of parameters to be followed. The LMDh regulations and the Le Mans Hypercar rules (LMHr.) Now, when you look at LMH, you’ll see it’s less restrictive than LMDh. However, it can all the same be way more pricey.
Vehicles entered into either class are eligible for the World Endurance Championship as well as the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2022. LMH vehicles, additionally, are also able to join IMSA in 2023. LMH cars have been spotted in the 24 Hours of Le Mans already this year. Toyota was able to get in with the GR010. Meanwhile, Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus had two LMH 007s.
Cadillac is convinced that the LMDh-V.R is able to race for the first at Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona in January 2023, they had entered the 24 Hours of Le Mans.