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Iron Dames return to GT World Challenge Europe with confirmed line-up

Following their class title fight in 2022, Iron Dames will return to GT World Challenge Europe with a new challenge and a confirmed driver line up: Sarah Bovy, Michelle Gatting and Rahel Frey will drive the #83 Lamborghini Huracán GT3 EVO2 in the Bronze Cup.


Photo credits: Iron Lynx / Andrea Lorenzina

One year after their Gold Cup title assault in GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup - at their first participation in the series - Italian all-female squad Iron Dames will return to the SRO championship with new machinery but a confirmed line-up: Rahel Frey, Sarah Bovy and Michelle Gatting.


The three drivers - with the help from young gun Doriane Pin in selected rounds - battled for the win in the Gold Cup class in 2022, famously taking their first historic victory at the 24 Hours of Spa.


With Iron Lynx now taking on the role of factory team for Lamborghini, the team started the season at the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona last January, its first race with the Lamborghini Huracán GT3 EVO2. The team's all female project, Iron Dames, will enter the IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup - for its North American debut program - and GT World Challenge Europe in Lamborghini machinery, as well as a transition year in FIA WEC, where the team is set to run a Porsche 911 RSR-19 GTE, in the last year of the GTE program before debuting the Lamborghini GT3 in 2024.


In the five-event Endurance Cup of the GTWC Europe season, Iron Dames will tackle the Bronze Cup in 2023, driving the #83 Lamborghini.


"We are excited to return with Lamborghini to take on one of the most competitive GT championships", said Iron Lynx team principal Andrea Piccini.

“We have very nice memories from our previous seasons at the Fanatec GTWC and we are really looking forward to the official test days starting tomorrow.”


Iron Dames therefore return to the 24 Hours of Spa, with the goal of defending their class victory.


Iron Lynx is set to line up three cars: the #63 in the Pro class, the #19 in the Gold Cup and the #83 in the Bronze Cup.

Bovy, Frey and Gatting tested last week at Barcelona and will continue a testing program leading to the first race at Monza, on 22nd April.


The schedule will then include the 1000km of Le Castellet, the flagship event of the 24 Hours of Spa Francorchamps, a 3 hour race at the Nürburgring - which replaces the Hockenheimring - and the season finale at Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona.

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