It’s been almost a year since Porsche announced it was ending its 919 Hybrid LMP1 endurance racing program and focusing its efforts on Formula E, closing off an era of racing that saw 17 victories, and three Le Mans wins in a row. Now the car is on a farewell tour around the world, rolling through New York City and hitting the major landmarks.
It’s smart to quit while your ahead. Seinfeld did it, and now Porsche is doing it. But it’s still sad to see one of the greatest racing programs in the world come to an end. Let’s hope whatever Porsche works up for Formula E is just as good (like being faster than a Formula One car), and just as good looking.
I feel as sad as this day looked.