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Report: Spyker sitting out Le Mans this year to focus on new Aileron GT

by Noah Joseph (RSS feed) on Feb 8th, 2011 at 8:26AM

Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2-R – Click above for high-res image gallery With the exception of the 2004 season, Spyker has been a permanent fixture at Le Mans and in the larger Le Mans Series since 2002. But this year looks set to be another exception as the Spyker Squadron is apparently opting to sit out the season. The reason? To develop a new race car. Because the works team reportedly feels it has taken the existing Laviolette GT2-R to the limits of its potential, focus has shifted to turning the new C8 Aileron into a new challenger. The Aileron is both longer and wider than the... Read More

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