Le Mans Hybrids Will Race on Electric-Only Power for Short Segments Starting in 2020

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Today’s two top-level Le Mans Prototypes, the Porsche 919 and the Toyota TS050 (shown above), use hybrid drivetrains to offer staggering performance. Soon, LMP1 cars will be required to use even more electric propulsion. In a new set of regulations announced today, the World Endurance Championship (WEC) governing body revealed that it will require LMP1 hybrids to run portions of races on electric-only power starting in 2020.

Source: Le Mans Hybrids Will Race on Electric-Only Power for Short Segments Starting in 2020

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