Reviews Porsche-LMDH ends three-day test in Spa-Francorchamps

21:15  15 april  2022
21:15  15 april  2022 Source:   de.motorsport.com

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Porsche and Penske have completed a three-day test on the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps and has also shown moving pictures. Information is currently sparsely, but Porsche is called that more than 200 rounds were covered.

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Since a round is quite exactly seven kilometers long, over 1,400 kilometers were plucked on three days. Porsche has uploaded some pictures and videos of the prototypes based on a multimatic chassis in the social media.

In the video, the V8 turbomotor is turned significantly higher than in the recordings from Weissach in January. The prototype gives a rich sound of itself. Of course not so spectacular as the Porsche RS Spyder with over 10,000 revolutions, but relatively high for a turbomotor.

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#PORSCHEPENSKEMOTORSPORT - We Are Testing Our New #Porsche #LMDH Car. How do you like the sound of the v8 turbo engine? @fiawec @ imsa @ mobil1 @tagheuer @michelin_port @ansys pic.twitter.com/b4phnwgbjl

- Porsche Motorsport (@Porscheraces) April 13, 2022

The Porsche is still the only ready to drive bolide According to LMDH regulations. Together with the LE Mans-Hypercars (LMH), the LE-Mans-Daytona hybrid / hypercar prototypes from 2023 are the top class Hypercar (WEC) or GTP (IMSA).

Porsche thus also makes preliminary work for other manufacturers, which also build LMDH prototypes, but can not test yet - both on tire and hybrid side. These are standard parts.

#PORSCHEPENSKEMOTORSPORT - Here Are Some More Pictures from #Porsche #LMDH Prototype Testing @CircuitSPA @Tagheuer @Michelin_Sport @ansys @ Mobil1 pic.twitter.com/rarotPalWG

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- Porsche Motorsport (@Porscheraces ) April 13, 2022

The timetable for the new Hypercars is extremely scarce, because already in January, the first hardening test stands for the 24 hours of Daytona. Cadillac (Dallara), Acura (ORECA) and BMW (Dallara) build LMDH-Boliden for 2023. In addition, Ferrari builds a Le Mans Hypercar. The debuts are expected for the summer.

Porsche is already on: Spa was the second major test of the LMDH-Boliden to be named. In February, Porsche Penske Motorsport was already on the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Also, Porsche has turned a small video into social media.

#PORSCHEPENSKEMOTORSPORT - Ignition ON, #Hybrid ON: @CircuitCat_eng , #Porsche Unleashed Its Brand New #LMDH Race Car On A Real Race Track for the First Time. Our Video Takes A Look Back At The Test Days in February ... #Teams #Team_Penske #WEC #imsa # Lemans24 @fiawec @ imsa pic.twitter.com/obyj8asjdg

- Porsche Motorsport (@ Porscheraces) April 10, 2022

The test drivers Felipe Nasr and Frederic Makowiecki come to speak. "That's the time we really start working and see what the car needs," says the former Formula 1 pilot in the video. Also Dane Cameron belongs to the squad of pilots, which prepare the LMDH-Boliding on the racing operation.

Porsche prepares for a major fight at the 24 hours of Le Mans, the long-distance world championship and the IMSA Sportscar Championship 2023. In Le Mans 2023, nine manufacturers are expected to meet, more will follow.

with image material from Porsche.

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