Thanks to the skills of its Design Office as well as its expertise in Endurance, ORECA wins, alongside Red Bull Advanced Technologies, the consultation conducted by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest to develop its 'Mission H24 *' project.
As of now, an unprecedented collaboration is emerging with the main and common mission of designing the chassis for the next category dedicated to Hydrogen at the 2024 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The two structures join Plastic Omnium, exclusive supplier of the hydrogen prototype tanks and GreenGT, exclusive supplier of the electric-hydrogen powertrain.
To support this innovative program and participate in the development of this forward-looking category, ORECA, a key player in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, will make sure to provide all its know-how, in particular thanks to the experience and expertise of its engineers as well as than its production skills. Sensitive to the issues of energy transition and aware of the challenges of sustainable mobility through motor racing, ORECA aspires to contribute to the success of this new category.
Hugues de Chaunac, President of the ORECA Group: “ On behalf of the ORECA Group, I would like to thank the Automobile Club de l'Ouest for the confidence placed in our teams in order to carry out this innovative project. This new mission offers us the opportunity to open a sporting and technical chapter, as exciting as it is unprecedented. As in Endurance racing where teamwork is one of the key elements of success, we will be able to optimize our collaboration with Red Bull Advanced Technologies, Plastic Omnium and GreenGT in order to contribute to the development and success of a zero emission competition. "
* 'Mission H24' is a project developed by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, organizer of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This project aims to introduce during the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2024, a future category reserved for electric-hydrogen prototypes, and therefore without polluting emissions.
Author: Flora FORNASARI