Gibson Technology, a world leading manufacturer of high performance powertrains and innovative engineering solutions, has announced that its naturally aspirated V8 engine supplied to LMP2 teams has completed 1,000,000 racing miles with exceptional reliability, since its introduction in 2016.
300V in LMP2 engine
The engine is unique to LMP2 and Gibson is the sole provider to teams racing in various series around the world, including the World Endurance Championship, European Le Mans Series, Asian Le Mans Series, IMSA WeatherTech Championship, as well as the world famous Le Mans 24 Hours.
According to Gibson’s Operations Director, John Manchester, this is a significant milestone in endurance racing “One million miles with our GK428 LMP2 engine is a great achievement and one we are extremely proud of. We now have a fleet of 52 engines competing globally across four different race series, with Gibson track support working with teams at every race,” John told Motul.
Motul 300V is exclusively used by British race engine manufacturer Gibson and all the Teams in LMP2.
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About Gibson Technology
As a manufacturer of LMP2 engines, Gibson Technology supply all the race teams in the FIA World Endurance Championships, the European Le Mans Series, the Asian Le Mans Series, and the prestigious 24 hours of Le Mans with their GK428 engine, as well as various teams in the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship.
From 2018 Gibson will also be powering the DragonSpeed and Rebellion Racing LMP1 teams in the FIA WEC with their newly developed GL458 engine. This LMP1 contract is a natural progression for Gibson’s highly motivated engineers to prove their reliability and success at the top level of endurance racing.
As one of the very best motorsport engineering companies across the world Gibson Technology has built up an enviable reputation for the quality and value of its engineering abilities within its motorsport base. This customer satisfaction is evident by the large amount of repeat business that Gibson Technology enjoys.
Motul is a world-class French company specialised in the formulation, production and distribution of high-tech engine lubricants (two-wheelers, cars and other vehicles) as well as lubricants for industry via its MotulTech activity.
Motul is also recognised as the specialist in synthetic lubricants. As early as 1971, Motul was the first lubricant manufacturer to pioneer the formulation of a 100% synthetic lubricant for automotive engines, the 300V lubricant, making use of Esters technology and issued from the aeronautical industry.
Throughout the years, Motul has gained experience as an official supplier to many racing teams and manufacturers and contributes with them to further technological development in motorsports.