Le Mans Series: Season preview

Le Mans Series: Season preview

There may be no Peugeot or Audi teams in the LMS this year, with both camps trimming down their activities, but the arrival of Aston Martin and Colin Kolles' customer R10s will keep the likes of Pescarolo and ORECA busy all year long

Last season's Le Mans Series was one of the finest sportscar contests of the modern era, as Peugeot and Audi went head to head in epic style. Despite having the slower car, Audi came through to win the title as Peugeot self-destructed in a typically spectacular climax at the Silverstone decider.

But like so many other championships, the LMS has had a string of blows over the winter as major teams decided to call time on their involvement amid the financial crisis.

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