Last week's video explained how each car in the LMP1 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans is allotted a certain amount of fuel per lap of the race. Today's video explains exactly how this fuel consumption is measured and its impact on a team's overall performance and how they could be penalized for using too much fuel during the race. In other words …Continue to the full article
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Did You Know That Each Team Is Allocated Fuel On A Per Lap Basis During The 24 Hours Of Le Mans?
That's right, each team is allocated a certain amount of fuel, petrol or diesel for each lap covered. There is a slight margin for error and drivers can make up mistakes made during one lap in the next two laps (basically giving them a three lap window to stay within their allotted fuel amount). If they are unable to stay within their allocated …Continue to the full article