In addition to forty years of experience in Formula 1, Brembo boasts a long tradition in Endurance racing, having participated in all of the 24 Hours of Le Mans competitions. This experience is full of success as demonstrated by the 24 victories earned in the last 27 editions of the competition that brings more than 250,000 spectators to the Circuit de la Sarthe every year.
Not only have the cars seen significant advancements in recent years (just consider the move from petrol engines to diesel and hybrid), but also the braking systems have been continuously evolving. Once upon a time, the best braking systems were those that guaranteed excellent results in braking.
More recently however, the brakes have become decisive in terms of accelerating and taking the curves due to the reduction in their size and mass, without having neglected reliability and durability. Here are the main innovations Brembo has introduced that have completely changed the profile of the braking systems used by the LMP1 cars in recent years