Maserati GT2, the new race car that reflects Maserati's competitive spirit and was introduced last June, competed for the first time in the 2023 Fanatec GT2 European series at the Circuit Paul Ricard track. Competing with the Maserati GT2 for the first time, LP Racing pilots Leonardo Gorini and Luca Pirri showed their difference in pole position thanks to the high-level performance of the car. On the first day of the race, Maserati GT2 climbed to the second step of the podium and completed the second race, taking the 2th place in the top 2. GT10 added another one to Maserati's historical and unforgettable racing moments.
The first race in the European series marks Maserati's return to the 12s, when it demonstrated a string of success that included 13 championships in GT racing with the MC2000. This car, which is 100 percent produced in Modena, will take its place in Maserati's racing car collection in the upcoming 2024 season with its eye-catching design and high performance.
Maserati CEO Davide Grasso, on the journey with GT2; “With its return to GT racing, Maserati is writing another important page in the exciting and ambitious history of motorsport. It reveals Maserati's identity by returning to the races where it has achieved unforgettable moments in the past. On the journey from the racetrack to the highways, every zamMaserati, which cares about the feeling of excitement behind the wheel, proves to be an object of desire. Maserati GT2 is our passport to the future of racing.” he said.
Maserati Corse President Giovanni Sgro said the following about the new racing car: “We couldn't think of a better start. Today we proved the competitive spirit of GT2 and we are very pleased with the result. For us, coming back to the track is like coming home. Maserati has a long history in racing. Maserati's DNA is passion and competition. Our DNA is reflected in both our cars and the race cars we produce specifically for race tracks. “Seeing Maserati GT2 on the starting line in the GT championship reminds us of the glorious successes of the brand in the past and demonstrates our efforts to be the best in motor sports.” said.
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