18 -19 juin 2016Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Accueil > News > Fiche actualité

Loïc Duval : "A qualifying lap"

The Audi driver talks about setting the fastest time of Test Day

COMING SOON, 24H IN LIVE !
12000 fans 12000 followers
Share this post
dunlop
09/06/2013
18h46

With a time of 3'22"583, Loïc Duval was fastest at Test Day of the  24 Hours of Le Mans. Team mate of Allan McNish and Tom Kristensen he played-down his performance, saying that he had an entirely clear lap.

Loïc Duval, Audi # 2: "This morning, Tom (Kristensen) and Allan (McNish) should not be very happy with me ... However, the chemistry is good in our crew. We've done two races together and finished twice on the podium. It's not easy to succeed Dindo (Capello) who was a very important person in the team. Fortunately, my accident caused me more fear than harm. The mechanics were able to repair the car in a relatively short time so we had plenty of time left this afternoon. We wanted a “qualifying” type run to see what the Audi has in the tank. I went with some low fuel and I enjoyed a ride without traffic, and some luck that I will perhaps not have in qualifying. I had a lot of fun. We had very specific requirements today. We tried to undertake some long runs to store up a lot of information, despite the changing track conditions. Now I'll rest up before attacking the big Le Mans week starting in seven days. "

The 24 Hours of Le Mans will be on the 22nd and 23rd June.

Julien HERGAULT / ACO

>> Photo gallery on : FACEBOOK <<
>> Tickets : HERE <<

ACO ClubOfficial Store

Facebook - Twitter - Google+ - Instagram - Lemans-TV

FIA World Endurance Championship Application: Download it on AppStore or Google Play

Share this post
Jann Mardenborough (Nissan) to make his debut in the GP2 Series at Monza
Straight out of the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy, Jann Mardenborough showed it is quite possible to...
Jann Mardenborough (Nissan) to make his debut in the GP2 Series at Monza
> More info...
The World Karting Championship returns to Le Mans
After 24 years of absence from the world karting stage, this year Le Mans welcomes the biggest meeting...
The World Karting Championship returns to Le Mans
> More info...
The Classic British Welcome of the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans (video)
Every year since 2001, on the Friday before the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Saint Saturnin, a village of 2,300...
The Classic British Welcome of the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans (video)
> More info...
The goods of   the official shop '24 Heures du Mans'
  • 24 Hours of Le Mans Car Onesie
  • 24 Hours of Le Mans Departure Reporter Bag
  • 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans DVD
  • 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans Book
  • 24 Hours of Le Mans Men Gulf Polo
  • 24 Hours of Le Mans Racing Softshell
  • 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans official poster
  • 24 Hours of Le Mans computer bag
  • Steve McQueen white T-shirt