Hybrid Porsche 911 will race at the Nurburgring 24 Hours

Published by Andrew Christian @andrew4wheels Google+ | Monday August 30, 2010

Hybrid Porsche 911 will race at the Nurburgring 24 Hours

According to the latest reports, it appears that Porsche is going to introduce a hybrid 911 at the Nurburgring 24 Hours endurance race this year. The reports indicate that the upcoming car will be based on the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR and is currentley being prepared to run as a petrol-electric hybrid, using an F1-style KERS system.

When asked about the car, Porsche refused to comment, but the official announcement is expected later whis week. "It is not a question of yes or no, but a question of how and when," said Porsche motorsport boss Hartmut Kristen when asked about the hybrid Porsche.

He also added that the future of motorsport is not related only to the conventional internal-combustion engine and manufacturers have to think to the alternatives.