14 reasons why it's not just about F1 in 2014
The F1 season has kicked off, but there's lots more motorsport happening this year to get excited about...
Posted: 16 Mar 2014
3. The other LMP1 team at Le Mans
Toyota has become a bit grump about Audi's domination of endurance racing, and has redesigned its own LMP1 car to compete. Unsurprisingly, it's a hybrid, but instead of a small turbo engine, Toyota's new baby will feature a modified version of the 3.4-litre, n/a V8 used in the current TS030 Hybrid, supplemented by capacitor-based energy-recovery systems for the electric motors on both axles. That's different, because the 2013 car only uses the techie motor stuff on the rear axle. Watch out, Audi.