908 Due On October 1
Legangneux has spotted an interesting piece of news in the
French AutoHebdo magazine this week: Peugeot’s diesel-powered
Le Mans car will be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show on October
1, and the team’s Sporting Director is expected to be Claude
Saulnier (right) – although that hasn’t been confirmed
by Peugeot Sport.
wires getting crossed here. That's Serge Saulnier the current team
manager at Swiss Spirit.
Jean-Philippe Grand of Graff Racing was another
contender for the post, but he wanted to be able to keep some time
for his team.
Peugeot Sport will have a staff of 120 for its Le Mans programme,
with a budget of 100 million Euros set aside to try and win Le Mans
within three years.
Peugeot's 908 was covered here
during Le Mans week this year.