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Bruno Confirmed for ORECA Le Mans
by Vucinic Addict (senna_obsessed)
at March 24th, 2009 (07:28 pm)
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Bruno has been confirmed (or atleast at the moment we believe he's been confirmed) to be driving for ORECA in Le Mans this year.

Bruno Senna will join the ORECA team for the Le Mans 24 Hours this year following his test with the French squad earlier this month.

The Brazilian, who was left without a Formula 1 seat after Brawn GP confirmed Rubens Barrichello as team-mate to Jenson Button, will be joining Stephane Ortelli in this year's edition of the 24-hour classic, driving the number 10 car.

Senna will drive for the team he tested for during the the Le Mans Series official test at Paul Ricard some two weeks ago.

Before he races at Le Mans, the 25-year-old will compete in the Catalonian and Spa-Francorchamps 1000kms events of the Le Mans Series.

The team said Olivier Panis and Nicolas Lapierre will share the No. 11 car.

Two more drivers will be announced in the near future to complete the line-up for the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Good news for us.

June 13-14.

1pm Start.

From Wiki.

Coverage

Motors TV covered the Le Mans 24 Hours in the entirety in 2006 and 2007. This included coverage of the scrutineering, qualifying, driver parade, warm up and the whole race. In the United States, Speed ChannelEurosport secured a multi-year deal to show the entire race including the qualifying and the motorcycle race. Every hour of the 2008 race was broadcasted in segments on the main channel and on Eurosport 2. In addition live streaming video was provided on Eurosport's web page, albeit not for free. airs partial live coverage through a combination of coverage from the French host broadcaster and their own pit reporting crew. In 2008 The race is also broadcast (in English) on radio by Radio Le Mans. Broadcast from the circuit for the full 24 hours as well as before and after, it offers fans at the race the ability to listen to commentary through radio. Radio Le Mans is also broadcast through internet radio on their website, or on the GlobeCast Radio channel on Sky Digital.

We'll have a Le Mans discussion thread going on the forum for it during the race so see you then ^^.