Sebastian Vettel could go to Le Mans: Porsche is thinking about it –

Sebastian Vettel could go to Le Mans: Porsche is thinking about it –

Sebastian Vettel is in contact with Porsche to take part in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2024, after a period of private testing.

Sebastian Vettel can participate for the first time in 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Formula 1 world champion has completed some test with Porsche, to test the driving experience of the WEC model. The Weissach team is evaluating the opportunity to have the German in the team, expanding the lineup to accommodate the former Red Bull and Ferrari player.

Vettel at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with Porsche: dream or reality?

The 2024 World Endurance Championship season opened with a bang victory and a hat-trick for Porsche in 1812 km of Qatar. Toyota’s reign, broken by Ferrari’s success at Le Mans, came to an abrupt halt to coincide with the start of a new edition of the world championship. The crew of Kevin Estre, AndrΓ© Lotterer and Laurent Vanthoor took the unexpected victory, after which they flew to Spain for a private test session of the 963 model.

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There were several drivers outside the project who participated in this event, including some guest stars. It was about Sebastian Vettel, who returned to the wheel of a new car compared to those that he used in his previous work. Let’s talk about the past, which can now be closed once and for all, as he could start a new experience in a completely new category for him.

The German four-time world champion had been approached several times in 2023 by the Hertz Jota team in the WEC, but nothing unofficial had been left. After a year, together with all the official drivers of the various teams supported by Porsche in the Hypercar, Vettel tried to discover all the details of the car that was new to him. “Sebastian is talking to several people”, explained Urs KuratleHead of the LMDh program of the German team.

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“Nothing has been decided yet about what he will do, when he will drive or if he will drive for us in the future. This will only be clear in the next few days or weeks. We are always looking for the best solution for the company, for the team, but we already have many drivers in the squad”. Porsche will have until May 19 mention i drivers for the 24 Hours of Le Mans from 2024.


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