Pescarolo: Loeb can Win

Pescarolo Sport team owner Henri Pescarolo reckons WRC champion Sebastien Loeb could win this year's Le Mans 24-Hours

Pescarolo: Loeb can Win

In an exclusive interview with Autosport-Atlas, Pescarolo said he was so impressed with Loeb's test pace at Le Mans that he believes he could now be part of the winning crew.

Loeb managed to complete 12 laps in the last week's Test Day, recording a time ten seconds off the car's best lap of the day in the hands of teammates Eric Helary and Soheil Ayari.

Pescarolo told Autosport-Atlas: "I'm sure that given a few laps in qualifying he will be just as fast as any other driver in my team and be at their level. He has the ability to win this race and be part of the winning team.

"Honestly, I have been so impressed with him. He came to Le Mans from a difficult day on the Rally of Turkey and just got in the car. He completed two laps on rain tyres before I brought him in again for dry tyres.

"He was then able to run with laps of 3m 47s and 3m 45s which was staggering for someone who had never been to the place before. He had never even been round it on a bicycle."

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