Sam bird: I’m worried about the future of the LMP1 category

Сэм Бёрд: Меня беспокоит будущее категории LMP1

British driver Sam bird said that he was not enthusiastic about the future prospects of the major categories of the world championship on races on endurance.

After leaving the Porsche in 2018 from LMP1 factory teams will only have Toyota’s rivals, which will be private team SMP Racing, Rebellion, Manor and DragonSpeed.

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“I am very concerned about the future of the LMP1 – recognized bird in an interview with Motorsport-Total. The category continues to exist, and I hope will never disappear, but the development of class prototypes is poor.

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Of course, LMP2 is an interesting category of vehicles that are fun to manage. But someone wants to see a gentleman driver at the top of the podium at Le Mans? The fans need a winning automakers and brands samateh”.

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