By Jimmy charlot
Published on 16 Dec 20 at 19:42
up to date on 16 Dec 20 at 19:44
Porsche plans to return to the premier class of FIA World Endurance (*24*) (WEC) in 2023, for the centenary of 24 hours of Le Mans.
The Ingoldstat model is getting ready a dedication to the new Hypercar class with an LMDh.
The German producer will battle in 2023 for victory in the largest endurance races in the world: 24 hours of Le Mans, the 1000 Miles of Sebring and the Rolex 24 At Daytona.
Porsche’s return to endurance racing was introduced in the wake of Audi’s return with its personal LMDh prototype.
From 2014 to 2017, Porsche demonstrated all its experience in the premier endurance class with the many successes of the Porsche 919 Hybrid.
In WEC, the LMP1 prototype gained the constructors ‘and drivers’ titles for three years in a row in 2015, 2016 and 2017, in addition to three consecutive victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans throughout that very same interval.
The LMGTE Pro program carried out in parallel was additionally profitable, with the title of GT Constructors’ World Champion and victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans at the finish of the Super Season 2018-2019.
An enticing undertaking
The new LMDh class permits us to battle for the general victory with a hybrid system in the nice classics of Le Mans, Sebring and Daytona – with out costing a fortune. This undertaking is extraordinarily enticing for Porsche. Endurance is a component of our DNA.
We have a document of 19 general victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and have been on the prime of the podium many instances in main American races. We can proceed this custom with an LMDh prototype whereas retaining prices affordable. There is large curiosity from different builders. Hopefully we are able to choose issues up the place we left off, with battles in opposition to many different manufacturers throughout the Nineteen Eighties and 90s. That would give the entire motorsport scene an enormous enhance.
“An attractive regulation”
This long-awaited announcement is nice information for the endurance world. By confirming its dedication to the Hypercar, the new premier class, Porsche will return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans alongside main producers. These latest bulletins show that our settlement is enticing, supported by a historic settlement with the United States.