Paqpaqli driver turned off traction control

The Porsche 918 Spyder, the car at the centre of the accident which happened during Paqpaqli For Istrina in 2015, was being driven in race mode, but with the overall control and traction control turned off. Therefore, the car was driven by several people like that during the event.

Three Porsche engineering experts testified to explain such information. Gruenter Thomas, one of these experts, who explained how to tune the car, turned on all checks automatically. Following this, some action by the driver was requireed to switch off these checks.

When turning off the traction control, three different alerts take place; as well as lights and sounds. Moreover, when turning the car off, everything goes back as it was, which means that each different driver again arranged the controls as per their wishes.