Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti teams up with Gordon Murray

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Three-time Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti is to join Gordon Murray Automotive to help develop the incredible T.50 supercar.

Franchitti will also front a new video series charting the car’s development and be in charge of setting up customer track events. Plans for a T.50 race series will be another job for the Scottish racer.

Franchitti says, “As a passionate road car fan, it’s exciting to be involved in the development of the T.50. It is going to be such an incredible car. A supercar designed and engineered with no compromises. It’s also a dream come true to work with and learn from Gordon Murray who is someone I have always had the greatest admiration for, both as an engineer and a friend. I’m looking forward to working closely with Gordon and his brilliant team.”

Murray adds, “His role will help us to hone the T.50 as the most driver-centric supercar ever built. His skills as a driver need no introduction but his well-known appreciation of road cars is rare for a racing driver in my experience. His relationship with our business will go far deeper. Dario will help us fully establish the Gordon Murray brand, with input and involvement in all future product decisions.”

The first Gordon Murray Automotive car is, of course, the T.50. Only 100 are to built, powered a mighty 3.9-liter Cosworth V-12 engine and featuring a unique fan-assisted aerodynamics package never seen before on a road car.

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