At 11am on the first day of the 2018 Autosport Show in the NEC at Birmingham, Ginetta Chairman revealed their G60-LT-P1 LMP1 car to the world for the first time. Resplendent in the new colours of the Manor TRS Team, metallic blue and white the car took centre stage.
Lawrence Tomlinson, Chairman of Ginetta, said: “I’m delighted to finally be able to unveil our latest machine to the motorsport industry, and what better time than at the start of our 60th year of manufacturing. Ginetta has a long history of international success in with the G55 GT4, LMP3 and G57. The LMP1 will be a strong contender in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and at Le Mans. We have a great team of Design Engineers in Leeds, have worked with some excellent partners on the project, and can’t wait to show you what the LMP1 is made of out on track.”
When asked what the aim was for the car, Lawrence answered simply "to win Le Mans and the FIA WEC" he remained tight lipped about any further cars, but Prescott Motorsport understand that there are 2 more confirmed cars. We also understand that each of the Manor cars will be driven by existing Ginetta drivers.
Ginetta G60-LT- P1 Technical Package
Full carbon-fibre coupe monocoque with integrated Zylon inserts, designed by Ginetta, produced by ARS tech, Italy
Full carbon fibre bodywork, designed by Ginetta, produced by ARS tech
Carbon/ carbon braking system produced by AP Racing
Suspension system and dampers, designed/ defined by Ginetta, produced by Ohlins
Seven speed racing gearbox by XTrac, with custom casing defined by Ginetta
Fly by wire gearshift with e-clutch and paddle shift by MEGA-Line
Electronics systems by Bosch
Development car features 3.4 litre turbocharged Mecachrome designed and built engine