Porsche is keeping a detailed eye on F1’s developments and even admits that it’s ‘high potency engine’ belowdevelopment that may become the idea of an F1 project.
The German manufacturer recently declared its shock departure from the LMP1 World Endurance Championship and its move the burgeoning Formula E series. Porsche is keeping its core LMP1 team along but, refueling speculation that its experience may eventually be place to smart use… in F1.
“We want all of those (LMP1) individuals within the future,” Porsche’s analysis and development chief MichaelSteiner told auto Motor und Sport.
“The nice team we have a tendency to engineered for LMP1 is extremely motivated and represents a colossalwealth of information,” he explained.
“So it’s an honest plan to possess a concrete set up for the engineers, mechanics and even for the drivers.”
Porsche’s representatives Saturday in recently on Formula 1’s latest unit conferences chaired by F1 sporting manager Ross brawn, responsible of process the sport’s future engine platform.
“Like different makers, we tend to at the invite of the FIA are taking part within the discussions regarding the longer term Formula one powertrain,” Steiner admitted.
“The team at Weissach isn’t performing on an F1 engine at the instant, however it’s engaged on a high-efficiency engine at the construct level — while not a choice concerning what we tend to do with this engine,” he said.