Speculation 2021 and beyond in sports car racing: LM Hypercar and Daytona h

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  1. MiniCamaro

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    WEC and IMSA are about to look a lot different next year.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Mans_Daytona_h

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Mans_Hypercar

    LMH sounds a bit weird, like a blending of prototypes and certain low-homologation GTs. I hope I'm wrong. I'd prefer two or three GT categories. Prototypes I don't know about to really weigh in on, but I'd love to see the "blade" made smaller. Back in the 80's (my childhood *weep*) we didn't have that piece of bodywork.

    I will say that Le Mans hasn't had as much variety as it could, IMHO. Maybe this will signal a change.
     
  2. Sully

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    Yea it’s going to look a lot different. However it’s good to see them IMSA and WEC working together again. I miss the days of following a team over here through to LeMans.. I’ll have to read the articles more to see what the final regulations are.
     
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    This reminds me I have a race I taped two weeks ago I need to watch.
     
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    Unfortunately, the prototypes are a dying breed. Too expensive and limited series with which to compete. Hate to see them go, but larger class fields is a good thing.
     
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    Agreed - anyone going to the GP (6 hour race) this weekend at Road Atlanta?
     
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    That would be fun!
     
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    Yea - many years ago they did GP’s at Road A. They were a good time. I expect this will be a little different given ole Covid... we will see.
     
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    Have an enjoyable weekend.
     
  9. Crashton

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    That's a great track. My DVR will be receiving video from there. Have fun Sully. :Stig:
     

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