"With BMW coming in and Corvette coming in GT2, and Porsche will improve again so we have to keep one step ahead and on par with those guys," Sims told americanlemans.com. "It's good for the sport. The sport needs it, so it's up to us to keep up or get better. We have to."
The pedigree certainly is there. Since introducing the Ferrari F430 GT in 2006, Risi has won two class championships, 14 races and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.