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Le Mans 24 Hours/World Endurance Championship: LMP1 Sports Prototype to Be Run by Weissach-Based Works Team

December 8, 2012

STUTTGART, GERMANY--(Marketwire - Dec. 8, 2012) - At the Weissach Motorsport Centre, preparations for the running of the new LMP1 sports prototype at the Le Mans 24 Hours and in the sports car World Endurance Championship are progressing at high revs. For this feat the infrastructure was considerably expanded. A new workshop building and an office complex have been completed. "The first rollout of our new LMP1 car is planned for mid-2013," announced Wolfgang Hatz, Porsche AG Board of Management Member for Research and Development, on Saturday on the occasion of the end of season "Night of Champions" celebration. "The car will be run by our own works team based here at Weissach."

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