So there we have it and so far we have:
From the UK: 7 for sure
- Bob, Bob 2, Chris, Graham, Nick, Robert +1
- Gary (maybe)
From Germany: 5 for sure
- Acki, Andreas, JJ, Joerg, Toto
- Klaus (maybe)
- Christian, Gerard (maybe)
I know it is early… but if I recall we started planning last year in October as well (thanks to Graham).
The race will be on June 14th and 15th next year.
Although I have decided to drive down on the Thursday (because I shall stay in France for a week or so for holidays after the race), I nevertheless looked at the current flight offers from our friendly
Flights from Hannover to Paris Orly are available to book now and the price is really good at € 39.98 all taxes included for the return trip …..
So I suggest those who are interested look into now.I heard that some might also be interested to drive instead of flying…
It is never too early to plan.
I am continually searching for free storage space and have yet again registered with a new provider. Not sure how I am going to link this to my existing Blog though. That should prove interesting.
This blog will be dedicated to the Le Mans 24h
|2008 regulations of the “24 Heures du Mans” : Technical adjustments for the Prototype Category|
|vendredi 28 septembre 2007 – 14h22|
|As announced by Jean-Claude Plassart , the President of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest during last June’s press conference before the 2007 Le Mans 24 Hours, the ACO has taken advantage of the intervening months to refine its study of the equivalence between petrol and diesel-engined cars in motor racing.|
|It should be pointed out that the 2007 24-Hours race highlighted the overall balance of the regulations currently in force with breath-taking suspense right the finish, and the presence of 3 different manufacturers on the rostrum (Audi, Peugeot and Pescarolo). This has only happened once in the last 30 years (1999, with BMW, Toyota and Audi).What’s more the same regulations have led to an amazing final in the Le Mans Series, as the outcome of the last round of the season on 10th November in Brazil will decide the manufacturers’ title.
However, the ACO as the guarantor of this climate of trust and spirit of openness that is crucial for endurance racing has taken the time to consult all the entrants. It appears that now is the right moment to close the gap between the performances of the LM P1 petrol-engines prototypes and those of the diesel-powered cars over a lap, so as to maintain a constant and visible level of suspense throughout the race.
As a result, two technical adjustments will be made for the 2008 season:
►The minimum weight of the LM P1 cars is fixed at 900 kgs,
These adjustments intervene before the announcement in November of the modifications to the regulations affecting the prototype categories (LM P1 and LM P2), which will remain valid for several years.