German tuning company Gemballa has announced their new racing division in development which will produce two McLaren MP4-12C GT3s for next season. They are both fitted with a new front spoiler, optimized air vents, large rear wing, and rear diffuser underneath. Inside is a carbon safety cell, while the McLaren’s will also hold a F1 style steering wheel with integrated display.
Race driver and instructor Sascha Bert will head the Gemballa Racing SE unit, while the rest of the team will be announced later on. Based out of Leonberg, Germany the tuning firm is now celebrating their 30th anniversary. It’s too bad that the founder, Uwe Gemballa was shot and killed in South Africa last year over an unknown business deal.
An investor in Gemballa, Steffen Korbach said, “We deliberately went for the McClaren MP4-12C GT3 for our motor sport commitment, because we think the car has enormous potential to be among the season’s leaders. Together with a renowned deployment team that’s already won everything in sight and exceptional drivers, we obviously want to drive to win. Racing is in our blood.”
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