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Le Mans Friday notebook

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, AUTOSPORT staff

As final preparations for Le Mans continued and the drivers met the fans in the pitlane and at the parade, AUTOSPORT's team assessed the pre-race mood in the paddock

There may not be any track action at Le Mans on Friday, but there has still been plenty going on in the paddock, as our team of reporters found out...

Nissan bringing it to the fans

Nissan's presence at Le Mans is, bluntly put, everywhere.

Between the 15 cars on the grid powered by the Japanese manufacturer's engines, including the innovative DeltaWing, the army of press officers clad in corporate black, to the track signage and the sponsored concert arena - situated right next to the Dunlop Bridge alongside the approach to the Esses - there can be no doubt whatsoever that Nissan is at Le Mans in 2012.

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