GIR Erster Beitrag: 15. Juni 2003 Letzter Beitrag: 24. August 2003 This weekend was a motorsport fans dream weekend. The 24h Le Mans and F1 GP fell on the same weekend. Anywayz the Le Mans was one of the best in a long time. Highlights were ofcourse the new Prototypes, The Ferrari and the Bentley. Bentley made a crussing victory in the LMP (Le Mans Prototype) class, the same goes the Ferrari in the GT (Grand Tourisme) class. The Ferrari finished 30 mins before the rest so just before the end they rolled in the car, gave it a new set of tires, checked the fluids, gave it some fuel, washed it and 10 mins before the end they went onto the track and finished first. It was a shame Spyker finished last. This year they had lots of potential to finish in the top 5 but due to transmission problems they were set back 91 laps. First time their clutch ran so hot that it was fused together with the flywheel, so they had to replace it in the middle of the night, somebody forgot to put in some oil in the transmission when they changed it so that one was ruined aswell, they had to change the tranny once again. too bad, well atleast the car survived the race which is a big achivement. Oh well fall and get up, next year, hopefully, they will have better trannies with oil in them I still say the Spyker is an amazing car and has potential. They just need to work out the bugs here and there. For a team that has been around just 2 years they are competing with gaints that have been around for ages like Ferrari, Porsche, etc. They still have alot to learn but just the fact that they are able to finish the race sais enough about their willingness and capabilities. Not every off-the-shelf car can complete a 24h race and not every car maker is capable of making a car that can compete in a race like this. The number of dropouts is testimony of that. A shame Dome-Judd finished 6th place just outside the winners circle. The car crashed, because of a flat tire, 20 min before the finish but didn't have too much damage. They still had to come in, replace the body work and the flat tire which set them back to the 6th place. In short, a great race. Looking forward to next year. For more info, video's and photo's you can check the official Le Mans site.