Lola Cars today (Wednesday 8 September) announced the latest evolution of their successful LMP1 coupe program, offering a “technology ready” car to customer teams for next season.
The Cambridgeshire, UK based company have been among the leaders in research of alternative energy sources in racing and the design team have now been able to been able to put their knowledge into practice. They have development techniques to enable the coupe to accommodate KERS, and other hybrid systems, complying to the 2011 rules set out by the Auto Club de l'Ouest (ACO). In a further effort to help customer teams Lola also announced a prize freeze on spare parts for its LMP cars until April 2011.
“Lola continues to be a progressive company with our designer team and engineers continuously pushing the technological boundaries,” explained Martin Birrane, the company owner. “Products such as these would usually only be available to major automotive manufacturers so I am delighted, once again, that we are able to bring the latest technology to our customers”.