Forget hypercars, GTE can save the WEC

Forget hypercars, GTE can save the WEC

There's a promising amount of interest in the WEC's new 'hypercar' rules - but why create a whole new concept when the solution to its top class's current malaise is already on the grid?

In a little under two years from now, the 2020/21 World Endurance Championship season should be getting underway - with a new generation of 'hypercars' at the front of the grid.

The early signs for the new rules - which will replace LMP1 - are encouraging, since there are as many as six prospective entrants. Even if only half of those end up taking part, that provides a solid platform to lift the championship out of its present funk.

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