Allan McNish reveals how Audi aims to regain Le Mans victory by Porsche
Source : Allan McNish reveals how Audi aims to regain Le Mans victory by Porsche
speed in addition to also reliability will win at Le Mans key, do not be fooled into thinking the qualifying time will be a sure sign the success of
We asked three times winner of the Le Mans 24HRS in addition to also Director of Audi Motorsport coordination, Allan McNish, how his team aims to win the Porsche, in addition to also face the risk of Toyota
Although Audi did not come out from the first pole position of the endurance race in 2016 on a 24-hour – cars underlie behind rivals Porsche in addition to also Toyota – which does not faze Allan McNish
“at Le Mans which the case which you are do not get to sniff matter who will be the fastest from the playoffs often. in fact, I’ve seen which here very often which you do not understand will be where everything starts up the race, “he explained.
“I’ve got the auto drivers are happy, which’s a quick in addition to also balanced, in addition to also something which could be dealt with. which will be a actually important thing because which means we are from the right” work window “as they say,”
McNish there three elements to win at Le Mans: speed, reliability in addition to also pit work, in addition to also which’s the last area of each team struggled with the Spa circuit.
“We trust they’re not who picks up something, although I doubt very much which we finish the race will be without the presence of at least one of LMP1Hs we have a technical problem brings to the pits – although which will be Le Mans,” he shrugged
how Audi will be going to get a victory by Porsche? “Being fast, being reliable,” will be the answer for sure.
According to McNish, Toyota will be a different prospect. Such as Audi, Toyota has changed its philosophy, while the winter, in contrast, has evolved Porsche car.
“Both Audi in addition to also Toyota have moved away by the various storage systems, battery systems which we manage today,” explained
. “which may seem like a little change, although in terms of the packaging of the auto very different matter – work with the battery will be different by working with the flywheel for us, although Toyota’s which different by working with capacitator superpower.
“so we both work in order to gain more understanding in addition to also experience in our cars.”
Toyota will be still gunning for the first Le Mans victory of her. after driven them again in 1999, he knows how important which will be for them. “although every today in addition to also then Audi has scored not bad success, in addition to also we intend to keep which,” in addition to also stressed.
“from the WEC, Toyota will be hard to beat for sure the auto will adapt in addition to also fit which type of circuit. although today which concentrated all eyes on Le Mans. “He concluded, should be a not bad fight.
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