How the next step in the IMSA and WEC convergence can reunite multiple fronts
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How the next step in the IMSA and WEC convergence can reunite multiple fronts

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OPINION: Following the latest convergence connection permitting Le Mans Hypercars from the World Endurance Championship to compete against LMDh entries in the IMSA SportsCar Championship from 2023, it could open up enticing options not only to manufacturers but also for the calendar and race formats

Many were euphoric that day 18 months ago when the LMDh category was announced on the eve of the Daytona 24 Hours in January 2020. Finally, they cried, we had one set of regulations straddling the World Endurance Championship and the IMSA SportsCar Championship in North America.

That was true. But crucially what we didn't have were two sets of regulations crossing over between the series. So to my mind there wasn't a true convergence. That changed last week.

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