ILRGT Season 3 - Round 5 - Le Mans (Race Report)

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RACE REPORT

ILRGT Season 3 R5 – Circuit De La Sarthe

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Event: Circuit De La Sarthe (Round 5 of 10)
Date: Wednesday, September, 12, 2018
Location: Le Mans, France
Layout: 13881 kilometres (8..625mi), Tarmac
Weather: Sunny

Pole Position: jamie-995

Podium Finishers

1st - jamie-995 of Aperture Team Nismo #1

2nd – Its-Me12321 of TITWNK Racing

3rd – MrCosta96 of Costa Coffee Racing


Fastest Lap: 3.30.147 - jamie-995


Round 5 of the ILRGT season see’s us visit the Circuit De la Sarthe the home of the Le Mans 24 hours and we witnessed yet another masterclass from championship leader jamie-995 who extends his lead at the top of the championship.

The race got off to a clean start with all the drivers managing to navigate the tight turn one corner. xUndefined was the only casualty as he stalled on the grid again and ended up out of the race before it began.

MKBorn2000 had a strong start to the race jumping up to P3 ahead of itzFrisky_Cj and MrCosta96 on lap 1.

Jamie-995 and Its-me12321 pulled a lead in the top 2 positions leaving a scrap for P3 between the next 6 cars including Vectro666, itzFrisky_Cj, MrCosta96 MKBorn2000 and Jluke11.

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Vectro666 fell down to P10 after an incident on lap 3 and had a spin at the Indianapolis corner.

The battle continued for P3 after the first round of pit stops with a fantastic three way battle between ItzFrisky_Cj MKBorn2000 and Jluke11 with the three changing positions.

Jluke had a major moment at the chicane which allowed michaeldavis93 to catch him and battle for P6. After the second round of pit stops the front 2 continued to pull ahead while the battle for P3 continued.

Further down the order OwenWyatt had a battle for the race to avoid last place with managed to avoid last place in the end after OwenWyatt made a mistake and fell behind.

Jamie-995 crossed the line to win his 5th race of the season and retain his 100% record so far this season. Its-Me12321 crossed the line in 2nd after a very solid drive and MrCosta96 won the battle for P3 in the end.

Be Sure to check out the full race highlights below

Round 6 of the ILRGT Championship is from the Nürburgring 24 circuit with a night race on the 26th September 2018 at 18.45pm UK time. Be sure to tune in on the ILR Youtube Channel to catch all the live action
 
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