Peugeot Sport, an another milestone in their racing history

June 15th, 2009 by Elusive Media
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Peugeot 908 Photo : Arnaud CORNILLEAU

Peugeot 908 Photo : Arnaud CORNILLEAU

2009 becomes the year of the long waited victory for the #9 Peugeot 908 Hdi FAP and its drivers, all ex-Formula One drivers, David Brabham (whose brother Gary won with Peugeot 16 years ago), Marc Gené and Alexander Wurz (who won here in 1996 on his debut).

The French racing team Peugeot Sport located at Vélizy-Villacoublay is directed by Olivier Quesnel, with Bruno Famin as technical manager and Serge Saulnier as team manager.

The French car manufacturer has taken part in many well known motor races since their formation. At Indianapolis, such as Indy Races (wins in 1913, 1916 & 1919), rallys (5 times World Champions), the Paris Dakar rally raids ( 4 wins), the WSC (champion in 1992) and ,of course, endurance races (Le Mans, LMS, ALMS).

The works team was taking part for the 7th time (1926, 1991, 1992, 1993, 2007, 2008 and 2009) and won in 1992 (D.Warwick/Y.Dalmas/M.Blundell) and 1993 (G.Brabham/C.Bouchut/E.Hélary).

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