Le Mans Parade driver quotes

Giancarlo Fisichella -- AF Corse SRL "This is my first time at Le Mans and it is fantastic to see the crowd. It is amazing to see so many people. This is the most important race with a lot of history. I really enjoy it so far and I am looking ...

Giancarlo Fisichella -- AF Corse SRL

"This is my first time at Le Mans and it is fantastic to see the crowd. It is amazing to see so many people. This is the most important race with a lot of history. I really enjoy it so far and I am looking forward to starting the race tomorrow."

Timo Bernhard -- Audi Sport Team Joest

"This is nice for fans because they really enjoy it. This is a little stressful for the drivers, but this a way we can give something back to the fans who are here all along the week."

Simon Pagenaud -- Team Peugeot Total

"The parade is a crucial moment in the 24 Hours' week. We can realize how huge the crowd is. We can see nice old cars and this is a good opportunity for the fans to see the drivers closely and to get in touch with them. It is great that this happens downtown Le Mans."

Jean-Christophe Boullion -- Rebellion Racing

"This is great for the race-fans who might not approach us during the race. The huge crowd shows how popular this event is and the parade gives it a special atmosphere."

Olivier Pla- Quifel-ASM Team

"This is great to be among the fans. You can feel the pressure going up and up till the beginning of the race."

Matthieu Lahaye -- OAK Racing

"It sounds weird to hear Brazilian samba downtown Le Mans. The crowd is impressive and it gives you a taste of what the weekend will be."

Marc Lieb -- Team Felbermayr-Proton

"This is cool. This is hot. This is long!"

-source: aco

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Series Le Mans
Drivers Giancarlo Fisichella , Jean-Christophe Boullion , Timo Bernhard , Marc Lieb , Olivier Pla , Simon Pagenaud , Matthieu Lahaye
Teams Team Joest , Rebellion Racing , AF Corse , OAK Racing , Team Felbermayr