Some time ago, the web space had been flush with spy cam images that told the story of a possible link up between McLaren and CRS Racing. That is indeed happening, and the association is expected to result in a new car by the name of MP4-12C GT3 racer.
From what we get to understand, CRS Racing is likely to build, sell and support the 12C GT3 cars in association with McLaren. Also, to take the association forward McLaren is also expected to compete in a limited number of races in 2011.
McLaren believes that thinking about a GT3 car alongside the 12C road car is natural. It is expected that the first fully-developed cars will hit the race track when the 2012 European FIA GT3 Series get underway.
The new car under development is also expected to be sold to private racing outfits at competitive prices. Let’s wait to hear more on that.
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