The legendary Italian manufacturer – which has not competed in the top tier at Le Mans for almost half a century – has confirmed it will race in the 2023 Hypercar series.
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Ferrari is preparing to enter the top-tier category at Le Mans for the first time since 1976.

The legendary Italian manufacturer has confirmed it will compete in the 2023 Hypercar series, which is set to replace LMP1 as the world’s premier endurance category.

Specific details remain scant, however the company says an announcement on the car and its drivers can be expected in the coming months.

“In over 70 years of racing, on tracks all over the world, we led our closed-wheel cars to victory by exploring cutting-edge technological solutions: innovations that arise from the track and make every road car produced in Maranello extraordinary,” Ferrari president John Elkann said of the decision.

“With the new Le Mans Hypercar program, Ferrari once again asserts its sporting commitment and determination to be a protagonist in the major global motorsport events.”

Other manufacturers set to race in the Hypercar (or LMH) series include Toyota with its GR010 Hybrid, Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus with its 007, Peugeot, ByKolles, and possibly Aston Martin with a variant of its troubled Valkyrie project.