Calle Rovanbéré dreams of Le Mans – a possible WEC entry at the end of the season

At a press conference organized for the second race of the Porsche Carrera Cup Benelux series in Zandvoort, Holland, Rovanperä said what else he would like to try in addition to his rallying career.

– I always wanted to run on the track. I have some dreams, including 24-hour races like Le Mans or Nurburgring. But first, let’s see how these matches go here, Rowanbere said Autohepton By.

One potential project is related to the WEC’s entry test, the endurance series in Bahrain at the end of the season. Team mate Sebastien Ogier Participated in a similar trial in 2021.

– This would be a good thing with the future in mind, but nothing has been agreed upon yet.

According to Autohebo, Rovanperä has already asked Toyota for the opportunity to test the GR010 hybrid drivers of the Japanese manufacturer, which has dominated the WEC series in recent years, in connection with the FIAgala organized at the end of last season.

– I want to test it. We can all see how well Toyota does in the WEC. First you need to test in the simulator, everything depends on it. You need to be fast to drive a real car.

The car in question has won all three drivers’ and team’s championships of the hypercar era in the WEC series.

– Nothing is impossible, Technical Director of Toyota’s WEC Team David Florey In February, Autohepto said when Rovanperä was asked about the possibility of getting behind the wheel of the GR010.

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Floury also said Rowanbera’s participation in Le Mans is “possible in the future”.

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