With new cars, new rules and a returning manufacturer, the battle for the overall win in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans is shaping up to be one of the most unpredictable in recent history. LMP1 juggernauts Audi, Toyota and Porsche go head-to-head, all with different technology and different strategies.
FOXSports.com continues its comprehensive week-long coverage with a look at the teams from the LMP1 class that will fight for overall glory in the world’s greatest endurance race (Sat., 8:30 a.m. ET live on FOX Sports 1)
***A set of sweeping new technical regulations, aimed at fuel efficiency, has turned the LMP1 into a completely new game. Fuel flow meters now control power output, while hybrid systems, up to four times more powerful than last year, are mandatory for all factory teams. It equates up to a 30 percent reduction in fuel consumption over previous years.