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SONY DSCAnother gorgeous this weekend at Silverstone for the 4th round of the ILMC, where Audi & Peugeot were set to continue their battle for sportscar supremacy. After Audi had enjoyed great success at Le Mans the ILMC was very much Peugeot’s domain in 2011. Allan McNish was the biggest threat from Audi and as has frequently been the case in recent races his aggression proved decisive and in the 1st hour the lead Audi dropped 5 laps following repairs from a coming together with one of the Peugeot’s. Read More »

Another fantastic weekend in Northamptonshire as the re-vamped Silverstone played host to the final round of the Le Mans Series and the opening round of the Le Mans Intercontinental Cup. After the Audi’s dominated in qualifying the Peugeot’s showed the expected race pace, especially as it was a dry weekend. Allan McNish (Audi) had set off well but was soon passed by Anthony Davidson (Peugeot) who then showed the true pace of French marque’s car. McNish retired shortly afterwards with differential failure, making it a 3 car race between the two Peugeot’s, (the 2nd being the Matmut entry), and the one remaining Audi. With consistently fast laps Davidson & Nicolas Minassian took the victory laurels from the 2nd Peugeot of Nicolas Lapierre & Stephane Sarrazin with the podium completed by the Audi of Dindo Capello & Timo Bernhard almost a lap back. Read More »