Loeb’s Beautiful Adventure – Part 2
Sébastien Loeb was at the Stade de France last Saturday evening,
for the final round of the Andros Trophy – writes David
He announced that he will drive a Pescarolo prototype
at Le Mans in June – a snippet of information that we slipped
into dsc’s race text from Sebring (hour 6).
Pescarolo was also present at the Stade de France, and confirmed
the news on Motors TV (France) during the station’s Sebring
Loeb told L'Equipe that “what's motivating me is
the pleasure that I've felt last year to do this race for the first
time. I had a lot of things to learn but it was a beautiful adventure,
even if he we missed the goal (of victory), because of internal
‘stupid things’, when we had everything to win. This
time, I'll come with a little more experience. I know there will
be the diesel Audis, but maybe the Pescarolo will still have a chance
to win... We'll see."
The French rally champion will be on rallying duties this weekend,
but will be at Paul Ricard on Monday (March 27) for the second day
of LMS testing, before hurrying off to test his new Citroen C4.
testing at Magny-Cours, before Le Mans last year, and from the event
drivers this year are expected to be Collard / Boullion / TBA and
Hélary / Loeb / Comas. All five raced the green cars last
year - with Soheil Ayari.