Aston Martin Racing eighteen hour report

After 18 hours of running at Le Mans, Aston Martin Racing continues to lead the GT1 Class with its DBR9 driven by Pedro Lamy, Stephane Sarrazin and Stephane Ortelli. Lamy and Ortelli have driven the car this morning, and they have a one-lap lead...

After 18 hours of running at Le Mans, Aston Martin Racing continues to lead the GT1 Class with its DBR9 driven by Pedro Lamy, Stephane Sarrazin and Stephane Ortelli. Lamy and Ortelli have driven the car this morning, and they have a one-lap lead over their nearest GT1 rivals. Their progress was helped significantly when the team pulled a tactical masterstroke to fuel the car immediately when the Safety Car appeared at 1000.

The team's sister Aston Martin Racing DBR9 has continued to lap quickly. Andrea Piccini reported a slight vibration towards the end of his stint, but nothing too serious: he was still able to set competitive lap times. The car remains third in the GT1 class and seventh overall.

Pedro Lamy (009): "My second stint this morning was quite interesting because I came out of the pits behind the 64 Corvette, so I was able to use it to judge my speed. We are very competitive and the car is running well."

Andrea Piccini (007): "There was a vibration on the front left of the car. It was worse at high speed, but it seemed to clear. We're continuing to drive flat-out and there is still a long way to go in the race, so anything can happen."

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Series Le Mans
Drivers Andrea Piccini , Stéphane Sarrazin , Pedro Lamy , Stéphane Ortelli
Teams Aston Martin Racing