European Le Mans Series
Home win for Thiriet by TDS Racing
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Home win for Thiriet by TDS Racing

A dominant home win for the Thiriet by TDS Racing‘s Oreca 05-Nissan at Le Castellet has propelled the French team into the European Le Mans Series championship lead with two races remaining.

Starting from pole position Mike Conway set the fastest lap of the race before handing over to Pierre Thiriet, who pitted during a Full Course Yellow period to hand the car over to Mathias Beche with a 60 second lead. The Graff Ligier JS P3 of Eric Trouillet, Enzo Guibbert and Paul Petit also took a home win as the French team fought their way to their first victory in the LMP3 class ahead of the Duqueine Engineering Ligier.

The LMGTE class win went to the JMW Motorsport Ferrari of Rory Butcher, Rob Smith and Andrea Bertolini, their second in a row to give them the championship lead with two races remaining.

 

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