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2010 Petit Le Mans // America's take on the epic endurance challenge

Published by Christine

Finally, Franck returns to the track after a prolonged disappearance, and it is for the 2010 Petit Le Mans race. The Peugeot and Audi battle heads to the Road Atlanta track, with Anthony Davidson riding high after a win at Silverstone.

The Audi R15 leads the way at Road Atlanta.
The Audi R15 leads the way at Road Atlanta.Credit: Audi USA / Creative Commons

The race lasts until teams have either covered 1,000 miles, or have been driving for 10 hours, although it is usually the distance that is the deciding factor.

Franck won the race last year, and he's determined to repeat the feat today, although Davidson pipped him to pole position. The two Peugeot cars led the two Audis in qualifying, though, which is a good start.

McNish manhandles the #7 Audi.
McNish manhandles the #7 Audi.Credit: Audi USA / Creative Commons

There are several classes of car out there, though, with LMP1 and 2 and maybe even some GT2. I am very knowledgeable on this subject, as you can tell.

Instead of me waffling on, why not share your thoughts in the comments as the 2010 Petit Le Mans race gets underway?




Finally, Franck returns to the track after a prolonged disappearance, and it is for the 2010 Petit Le Mans race. The Peugeot and Audi battle heads to the Road Atlanta track, with Anthony Davidson riding high after a win at Silverstone.

Event start

16:30GMT +01:00

2 October 2010