Strakka Racing has been forced to put order before time your season 2016 in the WEC. The british group will not contest the final two rounds of the Endurance World in China and Bahrain to the find a problem terminal in the fourth engine Gibson 015-Nissan and not to have more thrusters. In this way, the prototype-driven Nick Leventis, Lewis Williamson and Jonny Kane will be the great absent in a straight final of the year in which the team had high hopes of adding a good result before announcing their plans for next season.
Strakka Racing has been discovered that the engine problem that eclipsed their performance at the end of the 6 Hours of Fuji has no solution, since the fault is associated with a buildup of pressure in the crankcase. With the problems of customs that always offers China, the computer sees it impossible to compete in the 6 Hours of Shanghai, while also not compete in Bahrain the entire time that the use of a fifth engine involves a large payment for Strakka, which in addition would look like should comply with a Stop&Go three minutes in Bahrain, that almost leaves them with no option of podium between LMP2 -.
“it Is very sad for us the fact of not being able to play the full season of the championships due to our engine problems” has explained the Director of the team Dan Walmsley in statements to the official website of the Endurance World. “I would like to thank the organizers of the WEC, to all the logistics team and all the engineers of Gibson for their enormous efforts to try to get us back on track, but simply it was not feasible to get a new motor for the test in China-time“.