Is LMP1 still a thing?

The LMP1 category has been retired with the end of the 2020 season (with an exception of the grandfathered Rebellion R13, renamed as Alpine A480), replaced by a new top class of the endurance racing: Hypercar.

What does LMP1 stand for?


Acronym Definition
LMP1 Latent Membrane Protein 1

What is the best LMP1 car?

Best LeMans Cars of All Time

  • 1970 Porsche 917. Porsche has always been known for dominating the race circuits.
  • 2013 Audi R18.
  • 1995 McLaren F1 GTR.
  • 1966 Ford GT40.
  • 1964 Ferrari 250 LM.
  • 1954 Jaguar D-Type.
  • 1982 Porsche 956.
  • 1991 Peugeot 905.

How is Hypercar different from LMP1?

An LMH car is bigger than a LMP1 in every dimension. The rules allow an LMH to be 250mm longer, 25mm wider and 100mm higher than an LMP1 to help the designers incorporate styling ideas. The increase in height also reflects new cockpit safety standards that define a more upright seating position.

Is LMP1 faster than DPi?

The difference in terms of fastest race lap was just six seconds around the 3.74mile track. The Toyota cost around 500 million Euros in development, while the DPi cars cost around 1 per cent of that. Yet the lap time gap between them at Sebring was only six seconds.

What is the fastest LMP1 car?

Porsche’s new 919 Hybrid Evo Le Mans Car is Faster than an F1 Car​ After retiring from the top tier of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) last year, Porsche have released their LMP1 car of any regulations and made it faster than an F1 car.

How much is an LMP1 car?

$1.67 million
Ginetta LMP1 priced at $1.67 million, plus engine lease… Ginetta has released the pricing structure and further technical details of its LMP1 non-hybrid car, which will debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship next year.

What is the fastest Le Mans car?

“The fastest top speed recorded at Le Mans is 405 kmh. This was in 1988 by Roger Dorchy in a WM Peugeot P88. The record was set on the Hunaudieres straight on the section after the Nissan chicane. ” (The chicanes were built in 1990.) 240 mph McLaren F1 Road Car Shatters Top Speed Record.