The WEC approves exemptions techniques for new brands


The abrupt departure of Audi Sport WEC has been a hard
setback for the World of Resistance, whenever his category queen,
the starring the LMP1 hybrids, has been lame. With only Porsche and
Toyota as manufacturers involved, one of the great tasks for the AIF and the
ACO is to attract new brands
. It is not an easy task for the
budgets are handled, and thus the new Technical Regulations of the WEC
passed a series of exemptions designed to encourage the entry of new
factory equipment
in the category LMP1.

The package of regulatory approved
for 2017 draws a number of technical advantages to the first two
from a manufacturer in the category LMP1 hybrid. These exemptions
they are intended not only to reduce the budget, , but to facilitate your performance
. All in all, the brand that wants to benefit from these
concessions techniques must certify that it has not handled any data
of the manufacturers that have competed in the category LMP1 since this is
hybrid. This fact must be ratified by the Committee of Resistance of the
individually for each brand-name candidate.

For the first year, the waivers set are the grant of power turn and/or maximum flow of fuel to achieve the 98% of the best performance accredited by a combustion engine at the 24 Hours of Le Mans the previous year. allow a change of class hybrid during the first season and there will be no limits of kits aerodynamic. In addition, in races of 6 Hours will increase to 24 the number of sets of tyres available, pautarĂ¡ a limit of hours in the wind tunnel which is 150% higher than the rest of brands and there will be no limitation in the test private.

In the second year will review these
exemptions, still repeating the benefits in the allocation of fuel and
an extra change of ERS.