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Le Mans 24 Hours 2009 - Part one // Endurance racing at its best in the mammoth day-long event

Published by Christine

Hands up who's staying up for 24 hours then? I don't know if I'll make it, but I hope to do better than last year when I fell asleep with my face on a laptop. Who knew a keyboard could leave such a fancy imprint? Things may or may not be as exciting for me, because Franck has only gone and broken his leg.

Miracle Boy

Chances are he won't be in the car as much as he might have planned. He's starting from pole, but if he wins, it will be a miracle.

Of course he has stiff competition from those Audi shaped things, and I know we have a couple of McNish/Kristensen fans perusing the comments as well. We'll also be keeping an eye on Wurz in the sister Peugeot, and Davidson in... something else of a different class.

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Here at Sidepodcast Towers we are by no means experts on this kind of motor racing, so expect plenty of questions as we navigate the 24 hours. Most of all, enjoy the race, and let us know who you're rooting for (along with Franck, obviously).




Hands up who's staying up for 24 hours then? I don't know if I'll make it, but I hope to do better than last year when I fell asleep with my face on a laptop. Who knew a keyboard could leave such a fancy imprint?

Event start

14:00GMT +01:00

13 June 2009