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SPORT NEWS – Revolt withdrawal has no influence on Peugeot WEC program

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Revolt withdrawal has no influence on Peugeot WEC program



Revolt Racing’s announcement that it’s withdrawing from motorsport after the 2020 Le Mans 24 Hours won’t have an effect on Peugeot Sport’s forthcoming FIA WEC program.

The French automaker launched a press release on Twitter making it clear that its 2020 FIA WEC prime class effort is about to proceed with associate TOTAL.

Revolt Racing was set to collaborate with Peugeot on its new hypercar program, the announcement final yr explaining that roles between the 2 corporations could be “divided” as a part of the formation of a “single entity understanding of Versailles-Satory.”

However the information that Revolt won’t be racing past June 2020 implies that partnership is not any extra.

“We’re at the moment within the early levels of build up our technical mission, and we acknowledge Revolt’s resolution factors us in a route to change the configuration of our operational system by 2022,” stated the Peugeot Sport launch. “Their resolution to withdraw doesn’t change Peugeot’s program within the FIA WEC.

“We proceed working with enthusiasm in a configuration refocused with our associate TOTAL to design a #WEC race automobile that shall be a supply of pleasure for Peugeot and that shall be completely aligned with its energetic transition.”

Peugeot CEO Jean-Philippe Imperato additionally responded to the information, tweeting: “Full velocity with TOTAL for our FIA WEC participation in 2022 with an electrified racing automobile!”

Along with the assertion, Peugeot additionally tweeted out a revised model of its hypercar idea picture with the Revolt branding eliminated.

SPORT NEWS – Revolt withdrawal has no influence on Peugeot WEC program
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