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How GTE could solve WEC's manufacturer problem

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How GTE could solve WEC's manufacturer problem
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Oct 8, 2018, 11:16 AM

The FIA World Endurance Championship is pressing on with plans for a new 'hypercar' class to replace the failed LMP1 category. But Jamie Klein believes a simpler solution already exists on the championship's grid.

In a little under two years from now, the 2020/21 FIA World Endurance Championship season should be getting started, marking the start of the series’ new hypercar era.

The early signs for the new ruleset, which will replace the current-generation of LMP1s, are encouraging, with as many as six prospective entrants. If even only half of those end up taking part, that provides a solid platform to take the championship out of its current funk.

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Series Le Mans , WEC
Author Jamie Klein