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Virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans

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  • Max and Lando in the lead after the first couple of rounds of pitstops!

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    LMP2


    1. REBELLION WILLIAMS ESPORT (Oreca 07 LMP): Louis Deletraz, Raffaele Marciello, Nikodem Wisniewski, Kuba Brzezinski

    2. REBELLION WILLIAMS ESPORT (Oreca 07 LMP2): Gustavo Menezes, Bruno Senna, Petar Brljak, Dawid Mroczek

    3. REBELLION WILLIAMS ESPORT (Oreca 07 LMP2): Yifei Ye, Arthur Rougier, Isaac Price, Jack Keithley

    4. BYKOLLES - BURST ESPORT (Oreca 07 LMP2): Tom Dillmann, Esteban Guerrieri, Jernej Simončič, Jesper Pedersen

    6. TEAM PENSKE USA (Oreca 07 LMP2): Juan Pablo Montoya, Simon Pagenaud, Dane Cameron, Ricky Taylor

    7. TOYOTA GAZOO RACING (Oreca 07 LMP2): Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi, Jose Maria Lopez, Maxime Brient

    8. TOYOTA GAZOO RACING (Oreca 07 LMP2): Sébastien Buemi, Brendon Hartley, Kenta Yama****a, Yuri Kasdorp

    9. PANIS RACING TRIPLE A (Oreca 07 LMP2): Olivier Panis, Aurélien Panis, Adam Pinczes, Nuno Pinto

    10. TOYOTA GAZOO RACING ARG (Oreca 07 LMP2): Nelson Piquet Jr, Julian Santero, Fabrizio Gobbi, Moreno Sirica

    12. MPI-ZANSHO USA (Oreca 07 LMP2): Max Papis, Pietro Fittipaldi, Tony Kanaan, Sido Weijer

    13. REBELLION WILLIAMS ESPORT (Oreca 07 LMP2): Agustin Canapino, Jack Aitken, Alex Arana, Michael Romanidis

    14. FA/RB ALLINSPORTS ESP (Oreca 07 LMP2): Fernando Alonso, Rubens Barrichello, Olli Pahkala, Jarl Teien

    15. MULTIMATIC ZANSHO CAN (Oreca 07 LMP2): Andy Priaulx, Sebastian Priaulx, Mike Epps, Olivier Fortin

    16. VELOCE ESPORTS 2 (Oreca 07 LMP2): Norman Nato, Stoffel Vandoorne, Eamonn Murphy, Tomek Poradzisz

    17. IDEC SPORT RACING (Oreca 07 LMP2): Paul-Loup Chatin, Richard Bradley, Franco Colapinto, Michi Hoyer

    18 VELOCE ESPORTS 3 (Oreca 07 LMP2): Sacha Fenestraz, Ryan Tveter, James Baldwin, Tom Lartilleux

    20. TEAM REDLINE GBR (Oreca 07 LMP2): Max Verstappen, Lando Norris, Atze Kerkhof, Greger Huttu

    21. AXLE MOTORSPORT (Oreca 07 LMP2): Alex Yoong, Alister Yoong, Muhammad Naquib, Mika Hakimi

    22. UNITED AUTOSPORTS (Oreca 07 LMP2): Filipe Albuquerque, Alex Brundle, Job van Uitert, Tom Gamble

    23. TEAM ROCKET ZANSHO (Oreca 07 LMP2): Jenson Button, Alex Buncombe, Jan von der Heyde, Matt Richards

    24. VELOCE ESPORTS 1 (Oreca 07 LMP2): Jean-Eric Vergne, Pierre Gasly, Jarno Opmeer, Isaac Gillissen

    30. E-TEAM WRT (Oreca 07 LMP2): Dries Vanthoor, Kelvin van der Linde, Fabrice Cornelis, Arne Schoonvliet

    31. PANIS RACING TRIPLE A (Oreca 07 LMP2): Tristan Vautier, Nicolas Jamin, Hany Alsabti, Thibault Cazaubon

    33. 2 SEAS MOTORSPORT (Oreca 07 LMP2): Isa Bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa, Oliver Rowland, Rory MacDuff, Devin Braune

    36. SIGNATECH ALPINE ELF (Oreca 07 LMP2): Thomas Laurent, André Negrão, Pierre Ragues, Nicolas Longuet

    37. JOTA TEAM REDLINE (Oreca 07 LMP2): Will Stevens, Gabriel Aubry, Aleksi Uusi-jaakkola, Dominik Farber

    38. JOTA TEAM REDLINE (Oreca 07 LMP2): Antonio Felix da Costa, Felix Rosenqvist, Rudy van Buren, Kevin Siggy

    42. COOL RACING (Oreca 07 LMP2): Nicolas Lapierre, Antonin Borga, Erwan Barbier, Maxime Scalabrini

    46. TDS E RACING MOTUL (Oreca 07 LMP2): Larry ten Voorde, Giedo van der Garde, Alex Siebel, Dennis Jordan

    50. RICHARD MILLE RACING TEAM (Oreca 07 LMP2): Katherine Legge, Tatiana Calderon, Sophia Floersch, Emily Jones

    GTE
    51. FERRARI - AF CORSE (Ferrari 488 GTE): Nicklas Nielsen, David Perel, Kasper Stoltze, Matteo Caruso

    52. FERRARI - AF CORSE (Ferrari 488 GTE): Charles Leclerc, Antonio Giovinazzi, Enzo Bonito, David Tonizza

    54. STRONG TOGETHER (Ferrari 488 GTE): Francesco Castellacci, Giancarlo Fisichella, Felipe Massa, Tony Mella

    56. TEAM PROJECT 1 (Porsche 911 RSR): Laurents Hörr, David Kolkmann, Dany Giusa, Lukas Müller

    57. TEAM PROJECT 1 (Porsche 911 RSR): Dylan Pereira, Dennis Olsen, Tim Neuendorf, Zbigniew Siara

    63. CORVETTE RACING (Corvette C7.R): Jordan Taylor, Nicky Catsburg, Alex Voss, Laurin Heinrich

    64. CORVETTE RACING (Corvette C7.R): Tommy Milner, Jan Magnussen, Dennis Lind, Alen Terzic

    67. MAHLE RACING TEAM (Aston Martin Vantage GTE): Ferdinand Habsburg, Robert Wickens, Jimmy Broadbent, Kevin Rotting

    71. FERRARI - AF CORSE (Ferrari 488 GTE): Miguel Molina, Federico Leo, Amos Laurito, Jordy Zwiers

    80. R8G ESPORTS TEAM (Corvette C7.R): Daniel Juncadella, Mathias Beche, Erhan Jajovski, Risto Kappet

    86. GULF RACING (Porsche 911 RSR): Benjamin Barker, Andrew Watson, Adam Maguire, Eros Masciulli

    88. DEMPSEY-PROTON RACING (Porsche 911 RSR): Riccardo Pera, Loek Hartog, Michael Francesconi, Kevin van Dooren

    91. PORSCHE ESPORTS TEAM (Porsche 911 RSR): André Lotterer, Neel Jani, Mitchell DeJong, Martti Pietilä

    92. PORSCHE ESPORTS TEAM (Porsche 911 RSR): Jaxon Evans, Matt Campbell, Mack Bakkum, Jeremy Bouteloup

    93 PORSCHE ESPORTS TEAM (Porsche 911 RSR): Nick Tandy, Ayhancan Güven, Joshua Rogers, Tommy Østgaard

    94. PORSCHE ESPORTS TEAM (Porsche 911 RSR): Patrick Pilet, Simona de Silvestro, Martin Krönke, David Williams

    95. ASTON MARTIN RACING (Aston Martin Vantage GTE): Nicki Thiim, Richard Westbrook, Lasse Sorensen, Manuel Biancolilla

    97. ASTON MARTIN RACING (Aston Martin Vantage GTE): Alexander Lynn, Charles Eastwood, Harry Tincknell, Tiziano Brioni

    98. ASTON MARTIN RACING (Aston Martin Vantage GTE): Darren Turner, Ross Gunn, Jonathan Adam, Giuseppe de Fuoco

    99. FEED RACING (Corvette C7.R): Simon Pilate, Theo Pourchaire, Axel Petit, Alexandre Vromant




  • Alonso sadly runs out of fuel :(




  • It's been a good race so far. Pity about Alonso, had been looking forward to see how well he'd run.




  • Very impressive by Paganaud to have a spare wheel/seat ready to go and to know how to swap it in quickly when his primary wheel had a problem.




  • Been watching it throughout the day. Very good. Battle for the lead is pretty epic. Not too impressed that they gifted alonso's car 70 odd lap though.


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  • To be fair it wasn't Alonso's fault. It's a flaw in the process that being in the pits when issued a stop/go turns that stop into the stop/go and prevents refueling.




  • He only got that penalty for stupidly running into a GT, so little sympathy. Anyway, "now we can fight" i suppose :) Paganaud quick "repair" earlier was very impressive alright. i think redline will eventually win it. Their driver line up is just ridiculous, they'll grind it out but just running at the ultimate pace for every stint. The other teams all seem to have a least 1 small chink in the armor when it comes to the driver line up.




  • The interviews are great throughout the event. Penske a minute ago, now JPM :)




  • I've actually been really enjoying it!




  • Bizarrely the stream has turned into a concert. The ACO must owe this band a favor or something.


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  • That's the traditional Saturday night concert. Don't know why they're interrupting the stream of the race with it though.




  • Argh the commentator just classed Republic of Ireland as under the UK there.




  • All over. Last couple of hours were very interesting with 3 cars fighting for the win. Poor Leclerc had a mare. Very enjoyable overall. Probably the only time we'll ever see something like this with so many real world drivers taking part.




  • Actually stayed up to watch most of the race. Really great production and some solid racing, despite some of the technical mishaps. Would have loved to see Max and Lando finish the race. Found it as exciting as the real thing.




  • The real thing is on the 19th September.




  • tigerboon wrote: »
    The real thing is on the 19th September.

    There's no ballasting to even things out in this years Le Mans? Is that true? If so its a race between the Toyota's for LMP1 assuming they finish?




  • Inquitus wrote: »
    There's no ballasting to even things out in this years Le Mans? Is that true? If so its a race between the Toyota's for LMP1 assuming they finish?

    LMP1 looks like a repeat of last year's. Didn't see the rules. Hopefully lack of running will throw in a few surprises
    Nobody's going to spend money on development when new rules are coming. Hopefully the hypercars will attract the big manufacturers. Could be why Mercedes are rumoured to be scaling back on F1




  • There's no BoP in LMP1 for Le Mans.

    With the cost cap coming in F1 the big teams will have a lot of staff to sack or redeploy, so WEC/IMSA will look like a good option to them. LMDh is looking more popular than Hypercar though.




  • But hypercars should be more popular than LMP1. If they can get 3 or 4 competitive teams in hypercars then that's a success.




  • Do you guys have high hopes for the LMDh/Hypercar rules?? I've lost track of the development of these rules to be honest. It's a shame to see the current LMP1 field with Toyota walking it in recent years. The racing in IMSA has been great though, I hope that the WEC can replicate that kind of competitive racing at the front of the field.


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  • Do you guys have high hopes for the LMDh/Hypercar rules?? I've lost track of the development of these rules to be honest. It's a shame to see the current LMP1 field with Toyota walking it in recent years. The racing in IMSA has been great though, I hope that the WEC can replicate that kind of competitive racing at the front of the field.

    There seemed to be a lot of interest in hypercars before the pandemic. I seen somewhere that a couple of teams stopped their programmes.
    I think it'll more come down to engine rules. The thinking was that the 2022 rules pushed towards hydrogen power giving the best advantage. If manufacturers see hydrogen as the future in road cars then they'll invest in WEC in a big way (assuming F1 stays as it is).


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