Poissenot On Tuesday
The Sporting Director of the ACO made some very interesting remarks
on Motors TV this morning – live from the Place des Jacobins.
Unfortunately, he made them in French.
So we just had to corner him this morning, Tuesday,
to explore what is being planned at the ACO – in English.
Poissenot, are you about to announce something regarding engines
in the LMP2 cars?
“We have problems with the endurance of the
LMP2 cars. It is very important to have engines that can go to the
end of this race.”
you be announcing something at the press conference on Friday?
would not go further on this subject, but we understand that he
mentioned the expression “stock-block engines” on Motors
wondered if there was an announcement due, regarding LMP1 cars,
on Friday. Possibly relating to closed cars?
“Why not? But closed cars are part of the
will there be two safety cars this year, and not the three of last
“Yes, that is right. It is difficult to have
three cars running at the same speed. This year we will have two
cars, and the green light will be displayed at the pit exit all
the time the safety cars are on track, except when they are passing