The new Porsche 963 is already at the start in Bahrain?  “The best attempt you can make…”

The new Porsche 963 is already at the start in Bahrain? “The best attempt you can make…”


Je! Porsche 963 already in action during the final of the FIA ​​World Endurance Championship there Bahrain† The new LMDh was recently presented by the German car brand. The aim is to get into action during this competition, but a lot depends on how the test work goes in the summer months. According to the director of Porsche Motorsport, the car will only be used under the name of Porsche Penske Motorsport when the car is completely ready.

“The best test you can do for a car, for a team, for anything, is racing,” Laudenbach told Autosport. “We’re going to Bahrain for that, but only if it’s right. When we’ve done everything in terms of developing the car and building the team. We can’t confirm that, but it’s our goal.” Last March, the FIA ​​WEC opened the door for LMDh to start as early as 2022, before it officially enters. Hypercar class in 20223. However, cars cannot earn championship points. Porsche is currently the furthest away from the development of a new car and it seems that the decision was made mainly for the German brand. Laudenbach says that there was no pressure from the ACO and the FIA ​​to use the car this year.

“I can imagine that they would like to see us, but there is no pressure,” said German. “We see it as an opportunity, an offer that is good.”