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June 13, 2022 • 18:00

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Uncover the newest information from 24 Hours of Le Mans after the tip of the meals.

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  • The Listening 24 Hours of Le Mans 2022 stands at 244,200 viewers. Rather less than the yr 2019, the final “regular” yr earlier than the pandemic. We walked by means of the village and thru the meals, we are able to affirm that the state responded.

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  • Of the 62 carts initially, 53 have crossed the end line, in comparison with 44 final yr. Solely Ferrari n°60 – Lynx isn’t indicated.
  • The advance Toyota GR010 n°8 permits Sébastien Buemi to turn into the happiest Swiss driver in Sarthe 4 tires, another than Marcel Fässler, a triple winner within the Audi epic (2011, 2012 and 2014). Buemi joins the tales of Dalmas and Henri Pescarolo within the listing of epistolis. Brendon Hartley was additionally completely satisfied for New Zealand within the 24 Hours of Le Mans efficiency, with Ryo Hirakawa fifth of the Japanese double-winner on the clock. Among the many producers, he included Ford, Toyota and Alfa Romeo with 5 victories.
  • The successful automobile coated 5,177.17 km, at a median of 215.4 km/h. 380 laps had been coated, 9 greater than 2021. GR010 n°8 additionally flashed the quickest at 342.3 km/h.
  • Alternatively, the Toyota n°7 was José Maria Lopez, who positioned the quickest lap within the race this yr, 3’27″749.
  • Glickenhaus takes the primary podium on the Le Mans 24 Hours. Joest Racing, who helps Glickenhaus involvement, returns to the rostrum for the primary time since 2016 and Audi.
  • Again to the championship: Lapierre Alpine crew – black – Vaxiviere stays on the prime of the Dukes classification with 81 factors, 3 items forward of Le Mans winners Buemi – Hartley – Hirakawa. Romain Dumas and Olivier Pla are IIIe with 69 factors from Glickenhaus 007 LMH n°708.
  • IOTA was in a position to win the rostrum eight instances within the final eight editions that the English group had fought in LM P2, recalling this statistic within the Oreca sticker 07. Now he might want to add two new podia with the success of n°38 Antonio Felix da Costa – Roberto Gonzalez – Will Stevens and third place Edward Jones, Jonathan Aberdein and Oliver Rasmussen.

  • The household of the WRT was shocked to see how few safety automobiles had been positioned within the 2022 Le Mans stadium. “ Many zones had been sluggish, however few automobiles had been protected; confessed Thierry Tassin, Baudour sports activities director of coaching. We’re speaking a bit a few race just like the Nürburgring, the place it is onerous to select up leaders. On the 24 Hours Spa, even close to the lap, with Yellow at full pace and safely following the automobile, there’s actually nobody behind you and you’ll get better your misplaced pocket. That is troublesome since there are solely newest zones.”
  • The Belgian group can draw positives from this occasion from the lap of their leaders within the race, with three very best seasons within the class: Norman Nato (3’30″918, Mirko Bortolotti (3’30” 948) and Ferdinand Habsburg (3’31” 072).
  • The one Ligier JS P217 within the race, in n°27- CD Sport, achieved its goal: to see the end line. And this regardless of some technical issues that retarded their progress. His excessive pace deficit did not forestall Steven Palette from filling his greatest lap at 3’36″418.
  • “I knew we would be out of time informed us Steven Palette. We have reached the tip. Christophe first solved the wheel downside. I noticed an image, I assumed it was placing. The nut broke even at 4am, however I used to be in a position to free the automobile. Then this We needed to complete first. In my head I’ve conflicts between the night pictures and the solar in my eyes. It is also a bit just like the story of a child who dreamed of working in 24 Hours of Le Mans. »
  • Within the championship, the winners LM P2 Oreca 07 n°38 – IOTA took management of the classification with 77 factors, 11 divisions forward of Josh Pierson and Olly Jarvis. Alessio Rovera, Francesco Perrodo and Nicklas Nielsen stay the leaders in Professional-Am.
  • The winners for the Porsche 911 RSR-19 of final hour’s 24 Le Mans, Richard Lietz and Gimmi Bruni Weissach automobile had been already of their first victory of the yr on the 2018-2019 WEC at Silverstone.
  • That is the 109 victory for Porsche within the 24 Hours of Le Mans class, which gained 19 general.
  • In GTE Professional, Gimmi Bruni and Richard Lietz are the brand new leaders within the basic classification with 84 factors, 3 lengths forward of Kévin Estre and Michael Christensen. Alessandro Pier Guidi and Giacomo Calado, Le Mans II, comply with with 79 factors. The English in the present day celebrates their birthday. Comfortable birthday James.
  • An Aston Martin was on the rostrum within the GTE Am class at Le Le Mans by 2020 and was the primary success of Tom Ferrier’s TF Sport.
  • Julian Andlauer isn’t removed from his second success within the Sarthe race since 2018, when Dempsey-Proton Racing departed. “It was an exquisite begin to the race; the Frenchman confessed. We had been within the lead with some actually good tempo, earlier than dropping an error or two after this sport. The automobile was prepared and candy for the course. We had been then unfortunate with the sluggish climates and the protected automobile. I keep in mind that, if I had been informed, that I’d end at Le Mans earlier than the third day. »
  • Ben Keating and Marco Sorensen lead GTE Am in WEC with 97 factors, 8 factors forward of Paul Dalla Lana – Nicki Thiim – David Pittard.
  • That is Michelin’s 25 consecutive victory since 1998. This yr the Jenks launched the French material incorporating 53% sustaining supplies, in comparison with 46% within the earlier iteration. Michelin needs to supply a help mixture of 100% enduring supplies by 2050. This yr, Michelin ran the H24 sedan on the observe for the primary tire.
  • Stat to recollect: a Michelin tire on a Porsche 911 RSR-19 driving within the pocket in 24 Hours of Le Mans carries 6,500 cycles
  • Within the Continental household, 2,500 tires had been obtainable within the gasoline for the LM P2s. Every machine has decreased its vacation spot by 30%, after it has developed a novel new rainball, which replaces the earlier rainfall and the second half.
  • The hydrogen H24 prototype, which competed in two Highway to Le Mans races earlier than opening the 24 Hours, reached 290.8 km/h within the Huaudieres with a lap of the massive circle. Free dose of automobile.
  • Alastair Moffitt, head of communications for Toyota Gazoo Racing Europe was awarded the ACO-USJF Communications Prize. The judges had been composed of Jean-Claude Virfeu (basic secretary of UJSF Ouest), Stephan Bois (President of UJSF Ouest), Fabrice Bosset (L’Equipe), Andrew Cotton (Race Automobile), Laurence Mercier (Endurance-Information), Guillaume Nedelec ( West-France), Bruno Palmet (Le Maine Libre), Marcus Schurig (Sport Auto Germany), Jean-Marc Teissedre (Annual 24 Hours), Frederic Veille (RTL), Anne-Laure Vigneron (ACO Communications Director), Thibaut Villemant ( The Crew Channel), Gary Watkins (Autosport).
  • TDS x Vaillante Oreca 07 Taking part in the Endurance-Information brand on his watch throughout the 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Thanks for the nods.

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