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Event: 12th Annual Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda 6Date: 26.9.2009
Track: Road Atlanta (United States), 4.088 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Petit Le Mans

Weather:cloudy, later heavy rain
Start time:11:15
Grid:2-2-2
Distance:1000 miles
Attendance:unknown
Entered:31
Practiced:29
Qualified:29
Started:27
Finished:24
Classes:PractStart
Le Mans Prototype 11110
Le Mans Prototype 254
Le Mans Grand Touring 100
Le Mans Grand Touring 21313
Race notes:
7 full-course cautions: laps 69-73 (debris on track), laps 81-85 (no.66 off course), laps 119-121 (no.88 off course), laps 123-126 (no.20 off course), laps 150-154 (no.11 off course), laps 164-173 (no.12 off course), laps 180-184 (no.88, no.3 off course)
The race was red-flagged after 4 hours and 48 minutes due to heavy rain and then concluded at 8:44:22.872 to continuing inclement weather conditions. Red flag time not used to calculate average race speed.
Pre-race sessions:
1 test session held for a total of 90 minutes on 23/9
4 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 285 minutes on 24-25/9
1 qualifying session held for a total of 25 minutes on 25/9
25 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:08Peugeot 908 HDi FAPMontagny / Sarrazin
Le Mans Prototype 2:20Lola B08/86 MazdaFranchitti / Leitzinger / Devlin
Le Mans Grand Touring 2:62Ferrari F430 GTCKaffer / Melo / Salo
Leaders:
laps 1 - 39:2Audi R15 TDIAllan McNish
laps 40 - 43:1Audi R15 TDIMarco Werner
laps 44 - 70:2Audi R15 TDIAllan McNish
laps 71 - 151:2Audi R15 TDIDindo Capello
laps 152 - 152:08Peugeot 908 HDi FAPStephane Sarazin
laps 153 - 168:2Audi R15 TDIAllan McNish
laps 169 - 178:08Peugeot 908 HDi FAPStephane Sarazin
laps 179 - 184:08Peugeot 908 HDi FAPFranck Montagny
Fastest Laps:
Overall:2Audi R15 TDIAllan McNish (GB)1:08.063216.209 km/hlap 59
Le Mans Prototype 2:6Porsche RS SpyderKlaus Graf (D)1:12.222203.759 km/hlap 54
Le Mans Grand Touring 2:92BMW M3 E92Dirk Müller (D)1:21.366180.860 km/hlap 71
Pole Positions:
Overall:07Peugeot 908 HDi FAPNicolas Minassian (F)1:06.937219.846 km/h
Le Mans Prototype 2:20Lola B08/86 MazdaMarino Franchitti (GB)1:10.152209.771 km/h
Le Mans Grand Touring 2:40Ford GT-R Mk.7David Murry (USA)1:20.819182.084 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Lola (5), Porsche (5), Acura (3), Chevrolet (3), Peugeot (2), Audi (2), BMW (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (5), Acura (3), Chevrolet (3), Peugeot (2), Audi (2), Mazda (2), BMW (2), AER (2), Ford (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 997 GT3 RSR (4), Peugeot 908 (2), Audi R15 (2), Acura ARX-02 (2), BMW M3 E92 (2), Chevrolet Corvette C6.R (2), Lola B06/10 (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (25), GB (12), D (12), F (7), MEX (2)
Team nationalities:USA (17), F (3), D (2)
Engine positions:mid-engined (59%), front-engined (25%), rear-engined (16%)
Average engine size:4637 cc (with regard to 20% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 5007 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Seth Neiman (55), Tony Burgess (54), Jon Field (54)
Youngest known drivers:Dirk Werner (22), Pierre Kaffer (23), Dominik Farnbacher (25)
Female drivers:Andrea Robertson

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