Vitaly Petrov1984-09-08 (age 35)
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The gap between Toyota and its LMP1 rivals in the Le Mans 24 Hours will be much bigger than the times from the test day suggest, fear several leading privateers.
Toyota has described the Rebellion and SMP Racing LMP1 teams as "very serious competitors" after their performances in Sunday's official pre-race test ahead of the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Former F1 World Champion Jenson Button says his first experience of Le Mans was “another world” from what he was used to, but ended the test day happy with his confidence levels.
The LMP1 privateers have closed the gap to Toyota over the course of the night session at the FIA World Endurance Championship Prologue test at Paul Ricard.
Russia’s first Formula 1 driver and podium finisher Vitaly Petrov believes that his new team, SMP Racing, could have F1 ambitions in the long term.
Renault's former F1 driver Vitaly Petrov reckons that the manufacturer's works team, which returns to the category this year, could be in a position to fight for the championship by 2017.
The following is a transcript from Thursday's press conference.
At the end-of–season finale, 155,000 spectators came through the gates during the weekend.
Mattias Ekström ended up ahead of already-crowned DTM champion Marco Wittmann.
Qualifying in penultimate race of the season
Four DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupés in Top 5.
Ekström doesn¹t congratulate Wittmann for the title yet.
Best result of season for Mercedes junior Daniel Juncadella in P5.
The seventh race of the 2014 DTM season gets under way tomorrow at Nürburgring,