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Hydrogen Electric Prototype MissionH24 Returns to Portimao Track

By October 17, 2019 2   min read  (285 words)

October 17, 2019 |

Total Refueling Mission H24 Hydrogen Race Car
  • MissionH24’s new participation at the race weekend of the Michelin Le Mans Cup, in Portimão, Portugal, as part of the European Le Mans Series.
  • The hydrogen-electric prototype of the MissionH24 program will take place on Friday, October 25th and Saturday, October 26th in the free practice of the last round of the 2019 season.

After Spa-Francorchamps, the LMPH2G, electric-hydrogen prototype of the MissionH24 program, will discover a new circuit in competition mode: Portimão, Portugal. 

On the occasion of the last meeting of the European Le Mans Series season and as part of the Michelin Le Mans Cup, the LMPH2G entrusted to the H24Racing team will participate in the two free practice sessions of the event ( one hour each: Friday, October 25 from 11:30, Saturday, October 26, from 10:20). The first hydrogen mobile station dedicated to the competition, realized by Total, will provide refueling in the pit area.

Mission H24 5

Striking No. 42, driven again by Norman Nato and Olivier Lombard, the LMPH2G will face new track conditions on this route of 4,684 km paced by sixteen turns.

The first prototype of high-power electric-hydrogen race developed in the world and continues its roadmap started at Spa-Francorchamps. In the programs of the two Portuguese sessions, the training of the race team, the further development of the car immersed in the middle of the other crews, the development adapted to the characteristics of this route, traffic management, taking in terms of the competition environment, the refueling, the collaboration between the technicians in charge of the refueling and the management team of the hydrogen station, … A vast and pioneering program. MissionH24 thus accumulates experience, takes the measure of its margin of progress, draws the future of electric-hydrogen in competition.

Source: Mission24

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