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      02-05-2010, 06:22 AM   #1
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Talking BMW gains two invites to the 24 Heures Du Mans!

Its Official BMW has been given two invites to the 24 Hours of Le Mans under the banner of BMW Motorsport (works team). See below for the entire list. Notable new additions (in addition to the BMWs) is the return of Ford in GT1 and Jaguar in GT2.


2010 Le Mans 24 Hours Entry List (with nominated driver)

LMP1
  • Team Peugeot Total - Peugeot 908 HDi FAP - Alexander Wurz
  • Team Peugeot Total - Peugeot 908 HDi FAP - Nicolas Minassian
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Peugeot Sport Total - Peugeot 908 HDi FAP - Sebastien Bourdais
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Audi Sport North America - Audi R15 TDI - Mike Rockenfeller
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Audi Sport Team Joest - Audi R15 TDI - Andre Lotterer
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Audi Sport Team Joest - Audi R15 TDI - Tom Kristensen
  • Aston Martin Racing - Lola Aston Martin - Harold Primat
  • Aston Martin Racing - Lola Aston Martin - Darren Turner
  • Signature Plus - Lola Aston Martin - Pierre Ragues
  • Team Oreca Matmut - Peugeot 908 HDi FAP - Olivier Panis
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AIM Team Oreca - Oreca 01 AIM - Soheil Ayari
  • Kolles - Audi R10 TDI - Christian Bakkerud
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Kolles - Audi R10 TDI - Christijan Albers
  • Rebellion Racing - Lola B10/60 Rebellion - Andrea Belicchi
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Rebellion Racing - Lola B10/60 Rebellion - Nicolas Prost

  • SORA Racing - Pescarolo 01 Judd - Christophe Tinseau
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Pescarolo Sport - Pescarolo 01 Judd - Ho-Pin Tung
  • Beechdean Mansell Motorsport - Ginetta-Zytek Z09R - Nigel Mansell
  • Dome Racing Team - Dome S102 Judd - Sebastien Philippe
  • Drayson Racing - Lola B09/60 Judd - Paul Drayson
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Autocon Motorsports - Lola B06/10 AER - Michael Lewis

LMP2
  • Highcroft Racing - HPD Acura ARX-01C - David Brabham
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Strakka Racing - HPD Acura ARX-01C - Nick Leventis
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RML - Lola B08/80 HPD - Mike Newton
  • OAK Racing - Pescarolo 01 Judd - Richard Hein
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OAK Racing - Pescarolo 01 Judd - Jacques Nicolet
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Quifel-ASM Team - Ginetta Zytek 09S Zytek - Miguel Amaral
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Racing Box - Lola B08/80 Judd - Luca Pirri
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Team Bruichladdich - Ginetta Zytek 07S Zytek - Karim Ojjeh
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Gerard Welter - WR Zytek - Philippe Salini

GT1
  • Luc Alphand Aventures - Chevrolet Corvette C6.R - Stephan Gregoire
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Luc Alphand Aventures - Chevrolet Corvette C6.R - Luc Alphand
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PekaRacing NV - Chevrolet Corvette C6.R - Anthony Kumpen
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Young Driver AMR - Aston Martin DBR9 - Christoffer Nygaard
  • Matech Competition - Ford GT - Natacha Gachnang
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Marc VDS Racing - Ford GT - Eric de Doncker
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JLOC - Lamborghini Murcielago GT1 - Yogo Atsushi


  • Larbre Competition - Saleen S7R - Roland Berville

LM GT2
  • Risi Competizione - Ferrari F430 GT2 - Jaime Melo
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Risi Competizione - Ferrari F430 GT2 - Tracy Krohn
  • Corvette Racing - Chevrolet Corvette C6.R - Oliver Gavin
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Corvette Racing - Chevrolet Corvette C6.R - Jan Magnussen
  • BMW Motorsport - BMW M3 GT2 - Andy Priaulx
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BMW Motorsport - BMW M3 GT2 - Jörg Müller
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RSR - Jaguar XKR GT2 - Paul Gentilozzi
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Flying Lizard Motorsports - Porsche 997 GT3 RSR - Seth Neiman
  • AF Corse - Ferrari F430 GT2 - Luis Perez Companc
  • 
Hankook Team Farnbacher - Ferrari F430 GT2 - Dominik Farnbacher
  • 
IMSA Performance Matmut - Porsche 997 GT3 RSR - Raymond Narac
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Team Felbermayr-Proton - Porsche 997 GT3 RSR - Horst Felbermayr
  • 
BMS Scuderia Italia - Ferrari F430 GT2 - Matteo Malucelli
  • 
JMW Motorsport - Aston Martin Vantage GT2 - Rob Bell
  • Spyker Squadron - Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2R - Tim Coronel
  • 
Modena Group Racing - Ferrari F430 GT2 - Roman Rusinov
  • 
ProSpeed Competition - Porsche 997 GT3 RSR - Paul van Splunteren

Reserves
  • Pegasus Racing - Norma Judd - Julien Schnell (LMP2)
  • Tokai University TGH Power - Courage-ORECA YGH - Shigekazu Wakisaka (LMP1)
  • KSM - Lola Judd - Jean de Pourtales (LMP2)
  • Jose Ibanez - Lola Judd - Jose Ibanex (LMP2)
  • Kaneko Racing - Courage Judd - Yutaka Yamagishi (LMP1)
  • Team Felbermayr-Proton - Porsche 997 GT3 RSR - Marc Lieb (GT2)
  • Team Hong Kong Racing - Aston Martin Vantage - Phillip Ma (GT2)
  • AF Corse - Ferrari F430 GT - Gincarolo Fisichella (GT2)
  • Matech Competition - Ford GT - Thomas Mutsch (GT1)
  • Spyker Squadron - Spyker C8 Laviolette - Tom Coronel (GT2)
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This is not surprising and I am glad to hear/see it.
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GT2 should be a real fight. I can't wait!!!

The Matech Ford GT is an awesome machine. I've seen a video on the development of the car and it looks fantastic.
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Congratulations BMW! I wonder if they will have the M3 GT2 enter the 24hr Nurburgring in May?
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Super "fight" in GT2 Class!
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Can't wait to see this.
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aw its a shame to not see a porsche up there in LMP2...
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aw its a shame to not see a porsche up there in LMP2...
+1...i miss those RS Spyders
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the best all nighter one can do in june. anyone know what the exact date is?
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wow this is gonna be insane fight in GT2!! when is this and it will be on speed right? i pray to god they dont have "electronic problems"
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I wish them good luck and hope BMW will stay in some form of racing, after they have left Formula 1.
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Man I like the BMW motorsport livery a lot better than RLR's.
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M3 GT2 is no joke AKA Porsche killer!
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June 12 - 13. Amazing race, probably one of the best motorsports events/experiences anywhere. I'll be going again this year and if others are interested, I'll post info...feel free to PM me and I'll put a list together.
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