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12/25/2012

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Merry christmas Noris, If the Prototypes are not state of the art spare no cost racing machines I'll be very pissed!

Merry Christmas Norris to you and family. Keep up the great work!

I assume the merged series in 2014 will likely allow most of the existing classes, maybe with some method to equalize performance. But I wonder if there's much of a future for sports prototypes beyond the next two or three years. They're either too expensive (LMP1) to attract a reasonable number of entrants, or a bland cost-controlled class of spec racing machines that do not interest most racing fans and have little or no connection to auto manufacturers. The FIA and ACO are supposedly devising a single GT class for 2015 to combine the best aspects of the present GTE and GT3, so presumably it could also be adopted in North America. If we will get to see cars like the McLaren MP4-12C, Lamborghini Gallardo, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Ferrari 458, etc., that were in the FIA GT series this year, then it wouldn't bother me if prototypes disappeared.

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