Wurz, Brabham and Gene win the Le Mans 24 Hours for Peugeot

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Peugeot’s squad of three former F1 drivers claimed overall victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours. Alexander Wurz, David Brabham and Marc Gene led home a Peugeot one-two. The French team resisted the temptation to swap the running order of its leading cars and promote the second-placed all-French (and all-F1) car of Sebastien Bourdais, Franck … Continue reading Wurz, Brabham and Gene win the Le Mans 24 Hours for Peugeot

F1 drivers in the 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours

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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

A1GP: Narain Karthikeyan denies Robbie Kerr in final race

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Narain Karthikeyan gave India their second A1 Grand Prix victory, holding off Robbie Kerr to win the feature race at Brands Hatch. Kerr took the lead after the first pit stop by staying out a lap longer than Karthikeyan. The first stint had been interrupted by a massive crash triggered when Adam Khan (Pakistan) carelessly … Continue reading A1GP: Narain Karthikeyan denies Robbie Kerr in final race