Pescarolo to run a Peugeot at Le Mans

Pescarolo Sport will enter a privateer Peugeot 908 in this year's Le Mans 24 Hours alongside one of their own cars

Pescarolo to run a Peugeot at Le Mans

In addition to the respective works Audi and Peugeot teams, the customer 908 and the two Kolles-run R10s mean there will be five Audis and four Peugeots in the LMP1 class this year, as well as potentially three examples of Aston Martin's new prototype.

Pescarolo finished third behind one Audi and one Peugeot at Le Mans in 2007, but their highest car was only seventh last year behind Audi and Peugeot's three cars each.

The arrival of the first customer Peugeot LMP1 car is the biggest news of the 2009 Le Mans entry list, which was released by race organiser the ACO this morning.

The list also features three Porsche RS Spyders in the LMP2 class, with the already-announced Team Essex car joined by entries from FIA GT champions Vitaphone Racing - in their prototype debut - and former Audi LMP squad Team Goh, who took overall victory in 2004.

2009 Le Mans entry list:

LMP1 No Team Car 1 Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R15 3 Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R15 2 Audi Sport North America Audi R15 14 Kolles Audi R10 15 Kolles Audi R10 7 Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 908 8 Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 908 9 Peugeot Sport Total Peugeot 908 17 Pescarolo Sport Peugeot 908 16 Pescarolo Sport Pescarolo Judd 007 Aston Martin Racing Lola Aston Martin 009 Aston Martin Racing Lola Aston Martin 008 AMR Eastern Europe Lola Aston Martin 13 Speedy Racing Team Sebah Lola Aston Martin 10 Team ORECA Matmut AIM Courage-ORECA AIM 11 Team ORECA Matmut AIM Courage-ORECA AIM 6 Team LNT Ginetta Zytek 23 Strakka Racing Ginetta Zytek 12 Signature Plus Courage Judd 20 Epsilon Euskadi Epsilon Euskadi Judd 4 Creation Autosportif Creation Judd LMP2 No Team Car 5 Navi Team Goh Porsche RS Spyder 31 Team Essex Porsche RS Spyder 49 Vitaphone Racing Team Porsche Rs Spyder 25 RML Lola Mazda Coupe 44 KSM Lola Mazda Coupe 30 Racing Box Lola Judd Coupe 33 Speedy Racing Team Sebah Lola Judd Coupe 24 Oak Racing Pescarolo Mazda 35 Oak Racing Pescarolo Mazda 40 Quifel-ASM Team Ginetta Zytek 09S 41 Gac Racing Team Zytek 07S 26 Bruichladdich Bruneau Radical AER GT1 No Team Car 63 Corvette Racing Corvette C6.R 64 Corvette Racing Corvette C6.R 72 Luc Alphand Aventures Corvette C6.R 73 Luc Alphand Aventures Corvette C6.R 60 Gigawave Motorsport Ltd Aston Martin DBR9 66 Jetalliance Racing Aston Martin DBR9 55 IPB Spartak Racing Lamborghini Murcielago 68 JLOC Isao Noritake Lamborghini Murcielago GT2 No Team Car 76 IMSA Performance Matmut Porsche 911 GT3 RSR (997) 77 Team Felbermayer-Proton Porsche 911 GT3 RSR (997) 80 Flying Lizard Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3 RSR (997) 78 AF Corse Srl Ferrari F430 GT 82 Risi Competizione Ferrari F430 GT 83 Risi Competizione Ferrari F430 GT 84 Team Modena Ferrari F430 GT 89 Hankook - Team Farnbacher Ferrari F430 GT 92 JMW Motorsport Ferrari F430 GT 96 Virgo Motorsport Ferrari F430 GT 97 BMS Scuderia Italia Ferrari F430 GT 99 JMB Racing Ferrari F430 GT 87 Drayson Racing Aston Martin V8 85 Snoras Spyker Squadron Spyker C8 Laviolette Reserves No Cl Team Car R1 GT2 Team Seattle Advanced Eng Ferrari F430 GT R2 GT2 Endurance China Team Porsche 911 GT3 RSR (997) R3 GT2 IMSA Performance Matmut Porsche 911 GT3 RSR (997) R4 LMP2 Barazi Epsilon Zytek 07S R5 LMP2 Gerard Welter Zytek R6 LMP1 Epsilon Euskadi Epsilon Euskadi Judd R7 GT2 Team Felbermayer-Proton Porsche 911 GT3 RSR (997) R8 GT2 Snoras Spyker Squadron Spyker C8 Laviolette R9 GT1 Team Larbre Competition Saleen S7R R10 LMP2 Racing Box SRL Lola Judd Coupe 
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