Lola criticises Aston Martin over Le Mans publicity

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Lola has issued a press release criticising Aston Martin for what Lola describes as ‘misrepresentation’ of its Le Mans effort: Following a number of inaccurate and misleading quotes given by the Aston Martin Chairman David Richards, regarding the supply of the Lola LMP1 chassis to Aston Martin Racing for this year?s Le Mans 24 Hours … Continue reading Lola criticises Aston Martin over Le Mans publicity

F1 drivers in the 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

It’s the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend and all eyes are on what will surely be the the Audi-Peugeot battle for overall honours. I was particularly interested to see that Peugeot’s line up is almost entirely comprised of ex-F1 drivers, including one former world champion. Of their nine drivers only Nicolas Minassian doesn’t have … Continue reading F1 drivers in the 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours

Another sports car flips: Marc Gene destroys Peugeot in Le Mans 24 Hours practice

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

x http://youtu.be/gSsorp6F36s A little over a month after Stephane Ortelli’s horrific crash at Monza another sports car has been destroyed in an accident where the car flipped. Ex-F1 driver Marc Gene flipped his Peugeot 908 HDi in a practice session for the Le Mans 24 Hours race next week. He suffered a hairline fracture of … Continue reading Another sports car flips: Marc Gene destroys Peugeot in Le Mans 24 Hours practice