Following post-race technical scrutineering at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, thenumber 26 ORECA 07 Gibson (Rusinov-Pizzitola-Vergne) and the number 28 Racing ORECA 07 Gibson (Perrodo-Vaxivière-Duval) have both been disqualified for non-compliance of a part in the fuel restrictor. 

 

The Stewards decision details that team had fitted an additional machined part into the fuel system assembly that may have assisted in circumventing the fuel fill restrictor.

 

FULL STEWARDS STATEMENT:

 

Stewards’ Decision number 74 – G-Drive Racing; Stewards Decision No.75 – TDS Racing: Breach of Appendix A of the Technical Regulations for 2018 for LMP2; Breach of Article 2.1.1 of the Technical Regulations for 2018 for LMP2; Breach of Article 12.1.1 of the International Sporting Code. 

 

The competitor intends to appeal the decision and has 96 hours in which to confirm his intention to do so.  The results of the 24 Hours of Le Mans therefore remain provisional.

 

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