Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Bourdais’s speedy Peugeot

Prior to this weekends Champ Car season opener, Sebastian Bourdais took part in the European Le Mans Series (LMS) test day held recently in France.

“Sea Bass” led the way at Paul Ricard in the LMP1 Peugeot 908 turbo diesel, giving Audi notice that they’ll actually have some competition at Le Mans this year.

There were 34 cars taking part in the test day, and it also appears that the GM Factory backed Corvettes may also face some stiffer competition besides their intra-squad “scrums” from a few Saleen S7R’s and privateer Corvettes at the Circuit de la Sarthe. And the LMS appears to be more closely contested than the ALMS…