The question is whether last year’s champions Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Brendon Hartley will prevail. Or whether the trio Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López will win the title. The latter have won Le Mans and lead the table with 120: 111 points.
Ogier test confirmed
“It’s been my dream for a long time,” says the Frenchman. “So I’m really looking forward to the test.” In addition to Ogier, Charles Milesi will test for Toyota. In the scene, it is likely that the series rally world champion will be deployed as early as next year.
How are things going with Flörsch?
Flörsch is on the road for Richard Mille Racing for the second year. And thus reached the end of her two-year contract. It is not clear whether the program will continue. Also not whether Flörsch would be there if the worst came to the worst. Because in Bahrain two other women will get a test chance for Richard Mille Racing: W-Series champion Jamie Chadwick and her opponent Alice Powell.
Flörsch is already examining alternative options. In the European Le Mans Series last weekend she was part of the Algarve Pro Racing LMP2 line-up alongside Ferdinand Habsburg and Richard Bradley. The trio came in third, Flörsch the first woman on the podium of the ELMS.
When are which manufacturers coming?
Two ways are possible: A hypercar, with a completely free choice of chassis and engine. Maximum output: 680 hp, of which a maximum of 270 hp from an electric motor. In addition to Toyota and Glickenhaus, Peugeot will also follow this path from 2022 and Ferrari from 2023.