"Underestimated" Peugeot will be in the mix in Fuji WEC, say rivals

"Underestimated" Peugeot will be in the mix in Fuji WEC, say rivals
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"Underestimated" Peugeot will be in the mix in Fuji WEC, say rivals

Peugeot achieved its first podium finish with the 9X8 at the last round in Monza, signaling a turning point after facing reliability and pace issues. The strong performance at Le Mans and the recent podium result provide evidence that Peugeot will be competitive in the upcoming race at Fuji. Peugeot’s activation point for hybrid power is lower than its competitors, which could work in its favor. Ferrari acknowledges Peugeot’s potential and expects them to be in contention. Despite initial reliability problems, Peugeot has made significant progress and is now considered a podium contender. Peugeot’s improved reliability and adjustments in Balance of Performance have contributed to its success. Toyota and Porsche drivers also see Peugeot as a threat and anticipate a close and competitive race.

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Source: Motorsport.com

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