Peugeot have won the ALMS Sebring Twelve Hours race for the first time with a 1-2 victory headed by the #7 Peugeot 908 HDi of Alexander Wurz, Marc Gene and Anthony Davidson. Second was the #8 car of Sebastien Bourdais, Nic Minassian, and Pedro Lamy. Third went to the Lola-Aston Martin of Adrian Fernandez, Harold Primat and Stefan Mucke.
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The LMP2 class went to the Porsche Spyder of Greg Pickett, Klaus Graf and Sascha Maasen, which also finished in fourth overall. GT2 went to the Risi Competizione team of Jaime Melo, Gimmi Bruni and Pierre Kaffer. The LMPC class went to Scott Tucker, Christophe Bouchut and Mark Wilkins, whilst the GT class was won by Butch Leitzinger, Juan Gonzalez and Leh Keen.
The Corvette GT2 team will want to forget Sebring after an uncharacteristic error saw both cars collide with each other in the pitlane, ruling them out of contention for the win.
Meanwhile in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, Justin Allgaier took the win over Penske team-mate Brad Keselowski at the Bristol Motor Speedway.
Aside from that it’s been a quiet week. On two wheels, Casey Stoner has topped the final night of MotoGP testing on the Ducati. Sebastien Charpentier has parted company with the Triumph BE1 racing team after just one round of the championship, and Makoto Tamada wil make a surprise return at the second round for Reitwagen BMW after sponsorship problems for the Pro Ride Honda team forced him the miss the first race of the season.