McLaren And United Autosports Unveil 2024 Livery For WEC Debut In New LM GT3 Class

McLaren Automotive and its esteemed Racing Partner, United Autosports, have divulged the captivating livery set to adorn their 720S GT3 EVO cars as they brace for their inaugural participation in the 2024 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Scheduled to commence in Qatar, this eagerly anticipated event marks McLaren’s return to the endurance racing arena after a notable hiatus.

The 2024 McLaren-United Autosports livery is a seamless fusion of modern aesthetics and nostalgic reverence. Paying homage to McLaren’s storied history, the design elegantly incorporates elements reminiscent of past triumphs, notably the iconic victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1995. The two 720S GT3 EVO machines, bearing race numbers 59 and 95, exude a dynamic presence with their striking chevron formation.

From the satin black front, transitioning seamlessly into a glossy finish towards the rear, to the McLaren Papaya accents adorning crucial aerodynamic components, every detail is meticulously crafted to command attention on the track. This distinctive color scheme not only celebrates McLaren’s heritage but also ensures unparalleled visibility amid the fierce competition.

Crafted with precision and propelled by cutting-edge engineering, the 720S GT3 EVO features improved aerodynamic performance, including more downforce, to shift the balance forward and improve the car’s performance. McLaren’s foray into the LM GT3 class heralds a new chapter in their racing legacy, showcasing the unrivaled performance capabilities of their supercar engineering programs. Each component, meticulously designed and rigorously tested, embodies the relentless pursuit of excellence that defines the McLaren brand.

As anticipation mounts for the commencement of the 2024 WEC season, McLaren-United Autosports has assembled a formidable lineup of drivers poised to conquer the global circuit. With a blend of experience and raw talent, the six-man roster is primed to showcase their prowess behind the wheel. Swiss sensation Gregoire Saucy, alongside Briton James Cottingham and Brazilian Nicolas Costa, will commandeer the #59 car. Meanwhile, the #95 car will be in the capable hands of Japan’s Marino Sato, Chilean Nico Pino, and Briton Josh Caygill.

The stage is set for a thrilling journey across continents as the 2024 WEC season unfolds, with Qatar hosting the maiden race. With circuits around Europe, the eight-race calendar offers a thrilling journey for motorsport enthusiasts. Imola, Spa-Francorchamps, and the iconic Le Mans circuit in which the brand will be represented for the first time since 1998, each presenting its own set of challenges and opportunities. As the competition heats up in Sao Paulo and Texas, all eyes turn to Japan before culminating in a nail-biting finale in Bahrain.

McLaren’s foray into the 2024 FIA World Endurance Championship and their quest for glory with the formidable 720S GT3 EVO is starting off bright.


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