McNish & Ortelli Again
It was confirmed yesterday, Wednesday, that Allan McNish will definitely
partner Stephane Ortelli in the ORECA PlayStation Audi R8 at the
Nurburgring next weekend (September 9-10-11).
The pair scored that famous victory at Silverstone,
and Hugues de Chaunac was obviously very keen to keep them together.
It is “75%
certain” that the pair will also race at Istanbul in November
– so there’s the possibility of three McNish-Ortelli
wins to round off the R8’s competition history in Europe.
Depending on results in the ALMS too, that could make a total of
65 Audi R8 wins by the end of the year – but Dyson Racing,
Pescarolo Sport, Creation Autosportif and others will be doing their
level best to keep that figure at 60.
taken at 21.29, just after the ORECA Audi's last pit stop at Silverstone,
just had to be used, didn't it? No caption competitions please!