The Porsche was closely watching the development of technologies in the field of engine in F1 and has been developing a highly efficient motor, which potentially can become the basis for a project of the German manufacturer in the Big Prizes.
“Porsche, like other manufacturers, the FIA receives invitations to participate in the discussions on the future regulations of F1 engines, – said the head of research and development of Porsche, Michael Steiner in comments Auto Motor und Sport. – Currently employees based in Visage not working on the F1 motor.
They are working on a highly efficient motor at a conceptual level. We have not yet decided exactly where we will use this unit”.
Moreover, Porsche is not planning to dissolve the team in the WEC LMP1, which can also mean attracting these employees to work in F1.
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“All these people will need us in the future – continued Steiner. In LMP1 we have built a great team, where staff have a huge wealth of knowledge.”
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