The Viper name returns to the Le Mans 24 Hours for the first time since 2013 after the Riley Motorsports-run car was promoted from the event's reserve list.
82nd Le Mans 24 Hours 14-15 June 2014 with Scrutineering set for June 8th and 9th
Incident-marred qualifying sessions have teams scrambling to prepare back-in-the-pack starting spots potential roadblocks to podiums.
Ryan Dalziel: "You come to Le Mans and you’re going against Europeans that run these tires and fuel and so you come here with a big learning curve."
Back in 2000, the Viper GTS-R was the best sports car in the world. Last year in August, the Viper made its in return to the sportscar stage at the ALMS race in Mid-Ohio and now they are making their return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Jim France will wave flag to start race featuring 31 drivers from two organizations.
The race ended in an Audi one, two, three and a Ferrari double in LM GTE as the Italian cars triumphed in both Pro and Am.
The two SRT Viper GTS-Rs competed in four ALMS races in 2012.
Endurance ace Ryan Dalziel joins factory backed SRT Viper GTS-R program for 12 hours of Sebring, 24 hours of Le Mans and Petit Le Mans. He will compete in all non-conflicting FIA World Endurance Championship races with Starworks Motorsport.
Ryan Dalziel joins Tommy Kendall, Marc Goossens, Kuno Wittmer, Dominik Farnbacher and Jonathan Bomarito in the SRT Viper GTS-Rs for 2013 ALMS enduros and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The invitation was extended by the ACO to field two SRT Viper GTS-Rs in the LM GTE Pro Class at the 90th anniversary 24 Hours of Le Mans. Drivers include Tommy Kendall, Marc Goossens, Kuno Wittmer, Dominik Farnbacher and Jonathan Bomarito.