The real problems caused by Porsche's shock exit

The real problems caused by Porsche's shock exit

Every possible route the World Endurance Championship could take in response to Porsche's departure is fraught with problems. Its decision is a turning point with implications across motorsport

Porsche's withdrawal from LMP1 gives the World Endurance Championship a problem. Actually two problems - one short-term and one long-term.

The German manufacturer's decision means that we're either going to have a single manufacturer at the front of the field in the WEC and at the Le Mans 24 Hours next year or no manufacturers at all. Neither is a particularly satisfactory state of affairs.

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