Peugeot model to return to Le Mans 24 hours motor race from 2023

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The brand of French automobile producer Peugeot is seen on the 33th Auto Zuerich Automobile Present in Zurich, Switzerland October 31, 2019. Information/Arnd Wiegmann

PARIS (Information) – French carmaker PSA mentioned on Wednesday its Peugeot model would as soon as once more participate within the Le Mans 24 hours motor race in 2023, one of many sport’s most well-known endurance occasions.

Peugeot had gained the race in 2010, coming forward of Audi, earlier than withdrawing when it confronted monetary issues.

PSA mentioned in an announcement that it will return to the FIA World Endurance Championships in 2022, which culminate within the famed race the next yr.

It mentioned that financial savings permitted by the championship’s new hypercar rules and the actual fact the race would characteristic vehicles with hybrid energy items had assist its resolution.

Reporting by Gilles Guillaume; Writing by Matthieu Protard; Modifying by Sarah White