Click to view our fantastic subscription offers

Instant access to the F1 paddock

You have 10 views remaining

You have read 5 stories this month. After 15, you will need to register or subscribe.

Register with us for free to view 30 stories a month.

Or subscribe to AUTOSPORT+ for unlimited news stories and access to our exclusive subscriber-only content.

Our commitment to quality journalism

We've introduced metered access to AUTOSPORT which will ensure that the majority of our visitors can continue to view the site for free. But we think that is worth a small investment from those who use it most, so that we can continue to send the leading experts in their field to motor racing paddocks all over the world to break the latest news and produce the most compelling interviews and race reports.

Every visitor gets 15 free page views per month. Once you reach the limit you can register to get 30 views or choose one of our value-for-money subscription packages to continue viewing and to get additional access to a range of features including:

  • Unlimited access to AUTOSPORT with news and views from the paddock
  • Enjoy AUTOSPORT+: subscriber-only analysis, comment and top-quality pictures
  • Get AUTOSPORT magazine in a digital format on your computer or iPad every week
  • Full access to FORIX - the world's best motorsport statistics website

We greatly appreciate your continued support to keep AUTOSPORT at the forefront of motorsport coverage, and we look forward to welcoming you as a new subscriber.


Glenn Freeman
AUTOSPORT.com Editor

autosport.com
Search:
Find out more about our subscriptions
  AUTOSPORT+ LOGIN AUTOSPORT Plus  
Username:
Password:
WEC NEWS 

Alternator glitch delays lead Peugeot

#1 Peugeot, Le Mans 2010The #1 Peugeot has lost the lead of the Le Mans 24 Hours after Marc Gene had to make an unscheduled pitstop for repairs.

An alternator problem halted 908 that has led the race for more than three hours. Gene brought the car in just three laps after its last pitstop and the team pulled it back into the garage.

After frantic work by the Peugeot mechanics, the car was eventually able to rejoin four laps down in seventh place.

Franck Montagny now leads the race in the #2 works Peugeot, just over one minute ahead of Olivier Panis in the ORECA 908.

Benoit Treluyer and Mike Rockenfeller are now third and fourth for Audi, while Allan McNish has just left the pits in the #7 R15 two laps further back in fifth.

Subs
  More news  
    advertisement
  RELATED LINKS
Read the AUTOSPORT Digital Edition
Visit the autosport.com shop
See highlights from 60 years of AUTOSPORT
  RELATED STORIES
Q & A: Davidson on Le Mans dramas
Davidson thrilled with performance
Peugeot surprised by reliability woes
H24: Audi cruises to victory
H23: ORECA Peugeot retires as well
H22: Audi 1-2-3 after #1 Peugeot exit
Peugeot failure ends Wurz challenge
H21: #1 Peugeot pressuring Audis
H20: Audi duo remain in control
H19: #9 Audi continues to lead
H18: Audi 1-2 leads the way
Davidson clashes with GT2 leader
H17: Audi takes control
#63 Corvette suffers engine failure
Audi: Victory is in our hands
#2 Peugeot retires from the lead
H16: #2 Peugeot continues to lead
Minassian: No concerns over reliability
H15: #2 Peugeot extends lead
#8 Audi frustrated by small delays
H14: Audi keep pressure on Peugeot
H13: #2 Peugeot stretches lead
H12: Audi closes in on lead Peugeot
H11: Recovering #1 Peugeot spins
H10: ORECA Peugeot closes on #2
H9: #2 Peugeot still in command
Kaffer rues gearbox woes
Priaulx gutted over Audi incident
H8: #1 delay puts #2 Peugeot ahead
Risi Ferrari suffers gearbox blow
Strakka thinks class win still possible
H7: #1 Peugeot pulls away
H6: Peugeot stays in control
Q & A: Ullrich on #7 Audi's crash
Audi hits out at Priaulx over incident
H5: Peugeot in charge as Audi crashes
Kristensen Audi delayed by accident
H4: #1 Peugeot takes race lead
McNish: Audi faster than expected
Peugeot unsure of failure cause
H3: Trouble strikes lead Peugeot
Peugeot forced to retire #3 car
H2: #2 car leads Peugeot formation
H1: #3 Peugeot leads early running
Mansell crash hampers Audi's race
Peugeots hold lead at start
Haymarket