After three intensive test sessions, the management of Team Peugeot have announced their driver line up for the 2007 Le Mans series and of course the jewel in the crown, the 2007 Le Mans 24 hours race.
The crew line up for the two cars are;
Pedro Lamy (Portugal) – Stephane Sarrazin (France) – Sebastien Bourdais (France)
Marc Gene (Spain) – Nicolas Minassian (France) – Jacques Villeneuve (Canada)
As normal there is a good F1 presence within the Le Man series paddock, which just goes to show how competitive it is to get into a team and stay there. But there are only four places up for grabs, the drivers will need to show the team managers, Serge Saulnier (Team Manager) and Michel Barge (Peugeot Sport Director) who will be the best choice for the places, this does not necessarily mean who is the fastest, this sector of motor sport relies more on team work than in single seater racing, so there are many factors in decided the final selection.
The car that the team will be using is the Peugeot 908 Hdi FAP, which is a completely new car, engine, gearbox, and chassis. The engine is a V12 and initially was supposed to deliver around 700 BHP, reading between to lines, it appears that the Peugeot engineers have yet to achieve this.
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