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Intriguing battles within the car and truck races characterized the first part of this year’s Silk Way
After a frantic first week of racing through Russia and Kazakhstan the 2016 Silk Way Rally now moves to China with race leaders Team Peugeot-Total and Team Kamaz Master looking to defend their positions.
Second straight pole position for Peugeot’s British ace
Seeking a third straight victory at Road Atlanta, Team Peugeot Total is on pole position again for the 14th annual Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda. Anthony Davidson set a blistering 1:07.428 (135.611 mph) lap in qualifying Friday in the diesel-powered Peugeot 908 coupe that he will drive in Saturday’s 1,000-mile/10-hour race with Sébastien Bourdais and Simon Pagenaud.
In Intercontinental Le Mans Cup 1000km of Zhuhai
Team Peugeot Total produced a blend of panache and suspense to round off the 908 HDi FAP’s career with a resounding victory in Sunday’s 1000km of Zhuhai (southeast China). After monopolising the front row of the grid at the start, the two cars succeeded in dominating the early part of the race before coming under pressure themselves.
Leading Peugeot out – Peugeot No1 still in 3rd
At 7h02 flames start to shoot out of the rear right hand side of the leading car, the Peugeot 908 being driven, at that moment, by Frank Montagny. Car No 2’s race is over. With the retirement of car No3, also in the lead at the moment it was forced to pull out, car No 1 remains the sole surviving Team Peugeot Total entry.
”We couldn’t have done better” – Quesnel
For the fourth time in as many years a Peugeot 908 HDi FAP takes pole for tomorrow’s 78th 24 Heures du Mans, with the team’s three cars occupying the first three places just ahead of Team Oreca’s Peugeot in fourth. Changeable weather on the second day of qualifying prevented a new battle for the top spot but allowed Team Peugeot Total to concentrate on perfecting their set up in preparation for Saturday’s 15h00 start.