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ANT puts sulphur-burner on pole in Georgia

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    Russell Gould

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    Good on Anthony Davidson for putting his Peugot on pole for tomorrow’s Petit LeMans at Road Atlanta.

    Now, if you ever see him and Mark Webber on a tandem bike, DUCK! ;-)

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    Alianora La Canta

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    :D

    It was also good to see one-time Minardi driver Gianmaria Bruni claim the GT class pole.

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    Calum

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    What’s a sulphur burner? Just a diesel?

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    raymondu999

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    Makes you wonder sometimes doesn’t it; what was it about F1 that hindered them? Was it car, or is driving skill a lot worse in these lower categories?

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    I would argue that the GT cars, F1 cars and Sportscars/LMP cars are completely different beasts and require different driving skills, which some drivers may be more or less suited to.

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    Plus Davidson never had a chance in a decent car.

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    George

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    Yeah, Ant was always solid if unspectacular in F1, but that’s the kind of driving style that’s rewarded in endurance racing.

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    raymondu999

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    Well there ARE rumors that McLaren want to lock Button in for the rest of his racing career for that very purpose; they want to go into Le Mans. And for their GT3 too

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    sbl on tour

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    think ant would put alot of the present so called F1 stars in their place

    top bloke

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    matt90

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    I haven’t heard that rumour. I’d love to see more high profile F1 drivers doing le mans either during or after their F1 career. And I’d love to see McLaren do a prototype.

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    Mclaren LMP would be brilliant!

    I’m looking forward to the next few years of LM! A World Championship, Peugeot, Audi, Aston and Porsche… plus maybe Jaguar and Toyota – if Mclaren get in then Ferrari would HAVE to join as well… ;)

    Oh, and Bentley were saying they want to get back into motorsport too…

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