Reviews Porsche-LMDH ends three-day test in Spa-Francorchamps
BMW announces driver 2022: Glock remains, Spengler in front of DTM comeback?
© bmw bruno spengler may calculate opportunities on DTM comeback BMW has announced its factory drivers for the 2022 season in a press release: and apart from Martin Tomczyk, who ended his career , and Maximilian Günther, who after the BMW exit from Formula E now drives for Nissan, there are no departures compared to the previous year.
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.
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.
24h Daytona 2022: Three GT cars after qualifying races punished
© Motorsport Images of the Porsche and the Mercedes of WeatherTech: two of the three penalty cars The qualifying race for the 24 hours from Daytona 2022 saw both Sunday In the DPI and the GTD Pro class a gripping duel about the victory. In the GTD pro class, however, two penalties were subsequently pronounced. There is also a punishment in the GTD class. affected are two Porsche and a Mercedes.
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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.
- Here Are Some More Pictures from Prototype Testing
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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.
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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.
Mysterious Spa Test: Sebastien Loeb at DTM prelude in the AF Corse Ferrari? .
© Red Bull Sebastien Loeb at AF Corse? Currently, the thousandsassa in SPA tests in the DTM is a sensation in the air: because at the AF Corse team, which today Tuesday and tomorrow Wednesday in Spa-Francorchamps with the new roots Felipe Fraga and Nick Cassidy at a private GT- Test prepared for the DTM season, according to the colleague of ' endurance-info.com ' Rallye Record World Master Sebastien Loeb.