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Old Fri, Jul-28-2017, 01:52:59 PM   #1
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Default Welp. That's it for LMP1 then. Porsche confirms WEC exit at end of '17...

...and will enter Formula E.

Great run while it lasted, feel immensely fortunate to have been there for the victory in '15. Still...

http://sportscar365.com/lemans/wec/p...end-of-season/
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Nice! good to see main stream brands being progressive and getting into the future of the automotive industry
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I mean dont get me wrong, I will miss combustion engines, but its a technology that will be phased out.

Car manufacturers race cars as an advertisement platform. So since more car brands are adding E cars to their lineup, it only makes sense for them to invest in E car advertisement.
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I will classify this as "bs until proven".
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did you even click the link? officially confirmed, dingus
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Yea IDK, hopefully it will be good for the quality of driving experience we end up getting with future electric cars that are inevitable.

They did mention an increase focus on gt racing as well.
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