MG MAKES HISTORIC RETURN TO 24 HEURES DU MANS


MG Lola EX257によるルマン参戦が秒読みに入った。1965年に総合11位、クラス2位となったPaddy Hopkirk and Andrew Hedges組のMGB以来の参戦。

2001年6月16/17日は、テレビから目が離せない。

MG Sport & Racing Limited(社)により出走される。

以下、ドライバーのコメント・・・翻訳略

Warren Hughes:
"Iユve even used my Playstation to help familiarise myself with the Le Mans circuit. Iユm completely focused on doing a good job to the best of my abilities ミ it is certainly a new and exciting challenge."

Kevin McGarrity:
"Le Mans is a place Iユve always wanted to try my hand at. Iユve been really looking forward to it and I canユt believe that itユs so close now ミ Iユm so excited. To drive down one of the worldユs most famous straights, I just canユt wait."

Julian Bailey:
"The start of the race at 4pm is something special. Le Mans is one of the great races, along with Indianapolis and the Monaco Grand Prix. With so much British support I feel quite patriotic!"