Keating Motorsport have announced that their Ford Gt will be sporting the iconic, retro Wynns livery at the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hour Race in June.
In 1939 Chestien Wynn, a 70 year old retired attorney with an interest in lubrication chemistry, discovered a formula he named "Wynn's Friction Proofing" Oil. This surface treatment for metal actually changed the chemistry of the metal, making it softer and better able to withstand friction and wear.
Chestien Wynn would mix a batch of his product in his one car garage workshop, fill and label glass bottles with it and sell them to the local service stations and garages. Motorists, who used the products once, wanted another bottle of it.
To mark their 80th anniversary, Wynns Racing has returned to the race track with Ben Keating, Jeroen Bleekemolen and Felipe Fraga in the #33 AMG Mercedes in the IMSA Championship.
Currently sitting in 5th place in the IMSA Championship after 2 rounds, the team have it all to play for with only 3 points separating them from the 3rd and 4th place teams following their 5th place finish at the 12 Hours of Sebring.
Keating Motorsports are returning to Le Mans once again after claiming the Bob Akin award once again, in 2018 it saw the team return in a Ferrari supported by Risi Competizione.
We look forward to seeing the Ford Gt at Le Mans, and wish the team well for the 2019 IMSA series. For more see the Wynns Racing Website HERE