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Event: Chevy Presents Petit Le MansDate: 1.10.2005
Track: Road Atlanta Motor Sports Center (United States), 4.088 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Petit Le Mans

Weather:warm, humid
Start time:unknown
Grid:2-2-2, PP right, rolling start
Distance:1000 miles
Attendance:40000
Entered:31
Practiced:31
Qualified:30
Started:30
Finished:21
Classes:PractStart
Le Mans Prototype 166
Le Mans Prototype 287
Le Mans Grand Touring 177
Le Mans Grand Touring 21010
Race notes:
7 full-course cautions for 39 laps, 92 minutes
Pre-race sessions:
official test session held for a total of 120 minutes on 28/9
4 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 300 minutes on 29-30/9
1 qualifying session held for a total of 25 minutes on 30/9
25 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:2Audi R8Pirro / Biela
Le Mans Prototype 2:37Lola B05/40 AERField / Field / Halliday
Le Mans Grand Touring 1:4Chevrolet Corvette C6.RGavin / Beretta / Magnussen
Le Mans Grand Touring 2:31Porsche 996 GT3-RSRBergmeister / Long
Leaders:
lap 1:16MG Lola EX257James Weaver
laps 198-278:2Audi R8Emanuele Pirro
laps 2-40:2Audi R8Emanuele Pirro
laps 279-370:2Audi R8Frank Biela
laps 371-394:2Audi R8Emanuele Pirro
laps 41-47:20MG Lola EX257Chris Dyson
laps 48-84:2Audi R8Emanuele Pirro
laps 85-197:2Audi R8Frank Biela
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1Audi R8J.J. Lehto (FIN)1:12.958201.702 km/hlap 284
Le Mans Prototype 2:37Lola B05/40 AERJon Field (USA)1:14.078198.653 km/hlap 4
Le Mans Grand Touring 1:4Chevrolet Corvette C6.ROliver Gavin (GB)1:18.260188.037 km/hlap 4
Le Mans Grand Touring 2:23Porsche 996 GT3-RSRTimo Bernhard (D)1:23.256176.754 km/hlap 5
Pole Positions:
Overall:15Zytek 04SHayanari Shimoda (J)1:10.781207.906 km/h
Le Mans Prototype 2:37Lola B05/40 AERJon Field (USA)1:12.789202.171 km/h
Le Mans Grand Touring 1:4Chevrolet Corvette C6.ROlivier Beretta (MC)1:16.627192.045 km/h
Le Mans Grand Touring 2:23Porsche 996 GT3-RSRTimo Bernhard (D)1:21.932179.611 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (8), Lola (6), Courage (3), Audi (2), Chevrolet (2), Aston Martin (2), Panoz (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (8), AER (7), Audi (2), Chevrolet (2), Aston Martin (2), Ford (2), Elan (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 996 GT3-RSR (7), Courage C65 (3), Audi R8 (2), Lola EX257 (2), Chevrolet Corvette C6.R (2), Aston Martin DBR9 (2), Lola B05/40 (2), Lola B2K/40 (2), Panoz Esperante (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (35), GB (16), D (8), I (6), F (4), DK (3), CDN (3)
Team nationalities:USA (24), GB (4)
Engine positions:mid-engined (50%), rear-engined (26%), front-engined (24%)
Average engine size:4153 cc (with regard to 27% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 4601 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Elliot Forbes-Robinson (62), Tom Weickardt (58), Seth Neiman (51)
Youngest known drivers:Mike Rockenfeller (22), Leh Keen (22), Clint Field (22)
Female drivers:Liz Halliday

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