Le Mans 2021 has just got even more interesting. We’ve already heard Aston Martin and Toyota say they’ll compete in the WEC’s new top-tier ‘hypercar’ class, and now Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus has thrown its hat in the ring too.
Revealed today on Twitter, SCG says it’ll field a pair of SCG007s in the WEC, but also offer the car to privateer teams and build a “limited run of road-legal examples”. Power supposedly comes from a 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged V6 of so-far unspecified origin.
SCG, in case you need reminding, is the brainchild of Jim Glickenhaus – friend of Top Gear, collector of many interesting Ferraris (including the Modulo, which we’ve driven) and now, builder of his own hypercars and boss of the team that races them, and bears his name.
He’s the brain behind the P4/5 of 2006, which fed into the SCG003 - a ground-up racer using all the development knowledge from Jim’s previous years competing at the ‘Ring. In 2015’s Nurburgring 24 Hours it qualified on pole and finished first in its class.
We can’t wait to see this thing race in 2021.
STORY Tom Harrison