After a complicated Le Mans, BMW still has work to do with its Hypercar!

Without ever being in the mix, the M Hybrid V8s fielded by the WRT team were also victims of crippling road trips. Between repairs before the Brazil round and the obligation to increase performance in 2025, there is no shortage of work.

Published on 21/06/2024 à 13:00

Dominique Dricot

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After a complicated Le Mans, BMW still has work to do with its Hypercar!


« We are not ready », Launched Thierry Tassin in issue 2464 of your favorite magazine. The sporting director of the Hypercar program at WRT was right. With the exception of the extraterrestrial time of Dries Vanthoor in the qualifying session where his BMW had stuck 0 »177 to Sébastien's Cadillac Bourdais (and 1”7 to sister car no. 20), the beautiful Bavarians have never occupied the top of the table in this 92nd edition of the 24 Hours. Moreover, logic took over from the Hyperpole where, by trying a little too much, the youngest Vanthoor had treated himself to a session of raking gravel near Indianapolis.

At that time, we didn't know it, but this second

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