The organizers of the 24-hour Le Mans race, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, have achieved an increase in the number of garages from 56 to as many as 60 for the coming year. Initially, it was thought that we would get this renovation this year, but now it has been postponed to next year, when they will also reorganize the paddock, says ACO President Pierre Fillon: "We will build more garages, but we also need to reorganize the paddock, which we will made it to the place where the parc ferme is now. That's why we have to wait and tackle it for the coming year. 99,99% is that we will have 2016 race cars at the start in 60. " The starting line-up will not be extended to get more space for the pits, but there is quite a bit of work to be done. Precisely because of this, the question arises as to whether the plan may not be postponed for a year later. It is definitely 60 dir
Three-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Andre Lotterer could surprisingly move to Formula One at the Belgian Grand Prix. Andreu is being offered a headquarters in Caterham, where new owners have appeared, but they are open to the possibility of changing the racing team. Namely, Caterham has all the chances to reach the tenth throw among the constructors, but for that they will need better racers and one of the possibilities is Lotterer, who could replace Kamui Kobayashi. For the time being, there is no official confirmation of this act, but there is more and more talk about it, and where there is smoke, there is probably fire. Let’s mention that Andre last drove a Formula One car between 2000 and 2002 for Jaguar when he was still a test racer. That’s why Lotterer won the Super Formula title in 2011, which
In today’s practice, Loic Duval was too fast as he flew off the track in a Porsche corner. The cause of the accident is still unknown, but the Audi R18 e-tron is on the pro-factors. Loic is said to be conscious and without medical specialties, but a lot of information is not yet known to the general public. However, Duval is in a local hospital in Le Mans, where he will remain under observation at least overnight. It should be noted that Audi will try to assemble a new car, in which case they would be left unpunished. In any case, the Frenchman will not be allowed to take part in Sunday's race, for health precautionary reasons. Instead of Loic, Audi will call backup and test racer Gene from the Jota Sport Zytek LMP2 team.
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