Gibson Win Race Engine Designer of the Year Award



Gibson Technology has been awarded ‘Race Engine Designer of the Year’ for its GK428 LMP2 engine at Race Technology Magazine’s World Motorsport Symposium. This is a prestigious award in the motorsport industry, with Gibson being recognised above other highly regarded nominees.

Repton based engine manufacturer Gibson Technology was chosen by the FIA/ACO as the single engine supplier for LMP2 class sportscars from 2017 to 2020. Gibson designed, developed and manufactured its 4.2 litre V8 engine, supplying all LMP2 teams in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), Le Mans 24 Hours, European Le Mans Series (ELMS), as well as various teams in the USA IMSA Weathertech Championship.

“After such a great season with our GK428 engine the Gibson team is extremely pleased to have our hard work and commitment recognised with this award”, said John Manchester, Gibson’s Operations Director. “The award is testament to everyone at our manufacturing facility at Repton.”

Motul has been an official lubricant partner to Gibson since 2011 with the engines used during the entire 2017 season powered by the Motul Motorsport Line 5W30 Power Racing engine oil!

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