DMG Mori Porsche tabs machining centre supplier as technology partner
With ecology in mind, the racing team heads for the endurance circuit.
German sports car manufacturer Porsche has selected machine tool builder DMG Mori as an exclusive premium partner for the upcoming endurance race season.
DMG Mori said the Porsche team has returned to this type of racing and is vying for victory in the top category of the World Endurance Championship (WEC), which includes nearly 10 timed events as well as the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Porsche has rejoined the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship after an absence of more than a decade. Currently, efficiency-based regulations in the class call for the use of future-orientated hybrid technologies, the machine tool builder said.
DMG Mori noted that it has become the exclusive technology partner of the Porsche team and will support the carmaker in the series, which consists of eight rounds on three continents.