What to expect from sportscar racing's bold new Hypercar era
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What to expect from sportscar racing's bold new Hypercar era

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A slim field of three cars will be entered in the Hypercar class for the first round of the World Endurance Championship's post-LMP1 age. But there are plenty of reasons for optimism with the new wave of manufacturer entries and competing class philosophies just around the corner

A new era starts for sportscar racing this weekend, what surely will be a golden one at that. Not that you would guess it by scanning down the entry list for Saturday’s opening round of the World Endurance Championship at Spa. There are only three cars entered in the new Hypercar class, and one of those is an old LMP1 machine.

Yet it’s who we know is coming that makes the future of top-flight prototype racing in the WEC and at the Le Mans 24 Hours such a mouthwatering prospect. 

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