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Old 11 Aug 2010, 21:37 (Ref:2743255)   #31
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It's funny how discussions about Le Mans and being in France almost always turn to a discussion on favourite foods.......
When in France.....
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Old 11 Aug 2010, 23:20 (Ref:2743299)   #32
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Does this means that the Le Mans sub-forum soon will turn into "your favorite food" sub-forum
I remember something about saying this would become a "foodie paradise".

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Old 12 Aug 2010, 17:28 (Ref:2743636)   #33
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Well, it works for me! (That's why my waistline looks like it does....... ).
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Old 13 Aug 2010, 11:28 (Ref:2744009)   #34
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Well, it works for me! (That's why my waistline looks like it does....... ).

I bet mine's bigger than yours!
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Old 3 Jul 2011, 20:37 (Ref:2917610)   #35
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Well, I think it's time to revisit this thread..... Again good ideas?
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Old 3 Jul 2011, 21:46 (Ref:2917640)   #36
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Not sure if this has been done before but -
Le Mans has basically seen a who's who of drivers compete in the event over the years.

So many big name drivers try it, even if only once. SO, which drivers who have never sampled the delights of La Sarthe would we like to see race?

For me I'd love to see Dario Franchitti do the race. He has nothing to drove doing what he is doing now. With Marino establishing himself in sportscars it would be great to see those two team up.

Another name that gets banded around a lot, usually in wild rumours, is Kimi Raikkonen. I'd be intrigued to see how he could adapt to this type of racing and how on the pace he would be if he was placed in top line machinery.
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Old 4 Jul 2011, 22:59 (Ref:2918248)   #37
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Not sure if this has been done before but -
Le Mans has basically seen a who's who of drivers compete in the event over the years.

So many big name drivers try it, even if only once. SO, which drivers who have never sampled the delights of La Sarthe would we like to see race?

For me I'd love to see Dario Franchitti do the race. He has nothing to drove doing what he is doing now. With Marino establishing himself in sportscars it would be great to see those two team up.

Another name that gets banded around a lot, usually in wild rumours, is Kimi Raikkonen. I'd be intrigued to see how he could adapt to this type of racing and how on the pace he would be if he was placed in top line machinery.
Quite possibly worthy of its own thread.

For a couple of starters though:

Jenson Button - always struck me as having the balanced approach and attitdue that could reap rewards in sportscars

Juan Pablo Montoya - to have decent shot at getting the triple crown - and yes, I know he's said he has no interest in it, but why not have some aspirations for changing his mind?
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Old 5 Jul 2011, 00:12 (Ref:2918268)   #38
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Clarkson, Hammond and May driving a Morgan in the GT-AM class

I'm missing the event big time, it all passed by too quickly this year !
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Old 5 Jul 2011, 00:22 (Ref:2918269)   #39
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Juan Pablo Montoya - to have decent shot at getting the triple crown - and yes, I know he's said he has no interest in it, but why not have some aspirations for changing his mind?
I somewhat would love to see that too as I have always liked him but the little "show" he put on at this year's Rolex has probably once and for all made him a turnoff for every endurance team principal around.
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Old 5 Jul 2011, 12:16 (Ref:2922295)   #40
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Clarkson, Hammond and May driving a Morgan in the GT-AM class
I doubt they even qualify for AM, especially after their attempt at the Britcar 24 hours...
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Been there and done it, nearly won it.
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Been there and done it, nearly won it.
No such thing as "nearly won it" at Le Mans.
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No such thing as "nearly won it" at Le Mans.
Ken Miles might have disagreed with you on that one!
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Old 6 Jul 2011, 00:09 (Ref:2922600)   #45
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You can argue that the list of drivers who have raced and have Not won at Le Mans overall is as impressive as the list of drivers who have won the race.
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