New FIA Rules Will Allow Production-Based Hypercars to Race at Le Mans

New FIA Rules Will Allow Production-Based Hypercars to Race at Le Mans
BY MÁTÉ PETRÁNY
JUN 7, 2018

https://www.roadandtrack.com/motorsports/a21184100/new-fia-rules-will-allow-production-based-hypercars-to-race-at-le-mans/

  • 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

Direct link:
https://www.fia.com/news/fia-announces-world-motor-sport-council-decisions-10

GT1 all over again. It’s gonna be awesome, though.