Le Mans Series: Runners and riders
The European sportscar season begins at Paul Ricard this weekend with an eight-hour race. Gary Watkins takes you through the contenders for success in each class this year
LMP1 - The contenders
Signature Plus - Lola-Aston Martin
Signature moves up from an old Courage-ORECA to one of Aston Martin Racing's coupes for its second season in sportscars. That's a smart move. Switching away from the Michelins around which the AMR car was developed is probably not.
#008 Franck Mailleux (F)/Pierre Ragues (F)/Vanina Ickx (B)*
Mailleux, who didn't make the expected impression in '09, leads a line-up that is unlikely to set the world on fire.
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