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3 other PCA members and I are headed over for the week ending with the race to watch the 919 in action. Anyone else here going?
 

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I guess I'm the only one here who will be at the track for the start of the 24. If you've never gone, this race is a must for your bucket list.
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Maybe some day. I think I could even get my wife behind the idea as it includes a trip to France. :)

This year though, I'm just hoping to be able to catch some of it on TV. Since the Speed Channel has been dropped in Canada, the days of plenty of coverage are over. I don't know if anyone will be showing any of it here anymore. :(
 

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Bergmeister’s Wild Ride at Le Mans Test Day



Joerg Bergmeister went for a wild ride in Sunday’s Le Mans Test Day, which saw his No. 91 Porsche Team Manthey Porsche 911 RSR launch into the air and fly through the gravel trap at the Ford Chicane.

“Unfortunately I missed the braking point in the Ford curve and actually wanted to drive straight ahead through the gravel trap to avoid hitting the curbs at the edge,” Bergmeister explained. “But the car took off, flew far and landed hard.”

The Porsche factory driver was uninjured, but the bizarre incident brought an early end to the the day for he and co-drivers Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet due to chassis damage to the GTE-Pro contender.

“It didn’t make sense to do the repairs here,” said Head of Porsche Motorsport Hartmut Kristen. “We’ll take a good look at it when we get home, after all, we want to drive this car in a fortnight at the 24 hour race.”

Porsche’s sister No. 92 entry of Fred Makowiecki, Marco Holzer and Richard Lietz wound up quickest of the test, thanks to a 3:57.260 lap time set by the Frenchman.

The German manufacturer heads into Le Mans as the defending class winners, having scored a 1-2 finish in the race last year.
Bergmeister’s Wild Ride at Le Mans Test Day - Sportscar365
 
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