New FIA Rules Will Allow Production-Based Hypercars to Race at Le Mans
BY MÁTÉ PETRÁNY
JUN 7, 2018
- The FIA has announced a new “Hypercar” designation for the LMP1 class, the highest category of the World Endurance Championship, as part of the 2020 Technical Regulations.
The FIA explains the new designation as follows:
- A budget target of one-quarter of current LMP1 budgets
- Freedom of design for brands based on a “Hypercar” concept
- There’s also a plan to encourage the participation of female drivers in the FIA World Endurance Championship