WEC - 1000 Miles of Sebring / D-1 : Porsche, not yet fully ready?

16 Mar. 2023 ‧ 14:00
Thibaut Villemant
The German manufacturer, whose 963 has been running for more than a year, seems to be slightly behind its rivales at the start of the 2023 season.
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How has the preparation of the Porsche 963 been disrupted?

Surprising as it may seem, Porsche - for its return to the top class of endurance racing after a five-year absence - has opted for the LMDh regulations. It is a curious choice for this premium brand with a sporting vocation not to have wanted to design everything in-house. "The first aspect is the budget," explained us Thomas Laudenbach, Vice President of Porsche Motorsport, last year. "LMDh and LMH will have equal chances of winning the overall race, so why opt for the more expensive solution?

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