This specific Might Get Loud: Mercedes-AMG GT3 to Contest IMSA WeatherTech Series
Though This specific has sadly bid adieu to brand new-car road duty, AMG’s glorious naturally aspirated V-8 still offers its aural delight to race fans, along with also for 2017, Mercedes-AMG is actually bringing the 6.2-liter-powered MAG GT3 to the IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship. along with also if the noise the old Pirelli World Challenge SLS GT3s made is actually any indication, the Corvettes may no longer be the best-sounding GT cars during the big-kid races at Daytona, Sebring, or Road Atlanta.
Two factory-backed efforts will be run through Riley Motorsports. One will race as AMG-Team Riley Motorsports, while the different will compete under the WeatherTech racing banner. A third confirmed entry, SunEnergy1 Racing, will operate as a customer team, along with also according to a Mercedes-AMG press Discharge, different teams are preparing to announce the auto as their choice for the 2017 season.
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The AMG GT3s will race from the GTD class, alongside Acura’s brand new NSX GT3, which will no doubt add a bit of variety to the series. The U.S. program will be headquartered in Moorseville, North Carolina, along with also AMG will send its own parts/service transporter to each WeatherTech SportsCar Championship along with also Pirelli World Challenge race to ensure logistical continuity. While GTLM is actually the top-ranked non-prototype class in IMSA competition, GTD is actually shaping up to be hugely interesting for 2017, along with also if nothing else, the auditory blend at This specific season’s WeatherTech races should be nothing short of heady.