The updated 2013 Viper has impressed the public since it was first unveiled at the 2012 New York Auto Show. Months later, SRT is preparing for the car to make its triumphant return to the American Le Mans Series with the Viper GTS-R

"We're thrilled to return to the world-class competition in the American Le Mans Series with our flagship American supercar," said Ralph Gilles, President and CEO of SRT Brand and Motorsports, Chrysler Group LLC. "The new SRT Viper GTS-R represents a rebirth for us on the race track. It epitomizes the best of what our new SRT performance brand represents and showcases the Viper's natural affinity for road courses. Now the time has finally come to go head-to-head with the best sports car teams from around the world."

Check out the new racing duds, as well as how the Viper looks with those two iconic racing stripes. 

[via SRT Facebook]