Darren Turner: Licence to thrill

Darren Turner: Licence to thrill

Autosport.com columnist Darren Turner reports on Aston Martin Racing's first head to head with Peugeot at Spa, and how his team will try to take on the might of the diesels in the Le Mans 24 Hours

Round two of the Le Mans Series at Spa was Aston Martin Racing's first chance to compare our LMP1 to Peugeot's 908 HDi FAP - and the result was pretty much as we expected.

We always knew that Peugeot and Audi will be very tough to beat this year, but that's not going to stop us trying. The gap at Spa was about 1.5 seconds, and thinking about the difference between the diesels and the top petrol cars last year, I thought we might still be over 2s off.

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