Wayne Taylor Racing with Andretti Autosports, GTP Program in 2024

May 16, 2023Ramon Jones

Today Wayne Taylor Racing with Andretti Autosport (WTRAndretti) announced that they will be expanding their GTP program adding a second Acura in the GTP class of IMSA’s WeatherTech Sportscar Championship. The decision to add a second Acura was due to the partnering teams larger goals for expansion. The teams want to be prepared for a win at the Le Mans 24 Hours against World Endurance Championship. “It has always been our plan to go to a two-car program,” said Wayne Taylor, Team Owner, Wayne Taylor Racing with Andretti Autosport. There are so many advantages in being a two-car team and now, going up against all the other factory backed two-car efforts, it is vital. 

Taylor continued

“HPD and ORECA have built an amazing race car. When you look back at the season so far, we’ve proved to be quickest almost wherever we go and I believe we now have the car to beat. With the combination of HPD, ORECA, Andretti Autosport and all our corporate partners, we have a really strong organization.”

Michael Andretti, Chairman & CEO, Andretti Autosport stated

“Expanding to a two-car program displays the progression and success of not only the WTRAndretti team, but our Acura and HPD relationship in the new GTP era. Our focus at Andretti Autosport, bringing our experience and reach, is to support WTRAndretti in finding the right people and providing the right resources to continue on our winning path.”

Wayne Taylor Racing will go head to head with the already established 2 car manufacturer teams Cadillac, Porsche, Puegeot and BMW w RLL Racing in 2024. Also on the grid is a third Acura with the Meyer Shank Racing team. Effectively Acura will have three cars on the grid.

For more information visit Wayne Taylor Racing for the complete press release.