Button at Le Mans… on a NASCAR!
In the end, there won’t be a trio exclusively made up of NASCAR legends, but the line-up still looks good: surprise, Jenson Button is part of the crew!
The Briton, F1 world champion in 2009, had already raced in the Sarthe on a BR1 LMP1 in 2018, a participation of which « JB » does not keep fond memories.
The second man, expected on the other hand, is the American Jimmie Johnson, a legend in his country, he who won seven titles in the NASCAR Cup Series.
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The third thief is Mike Rockenfeller, who ensured the development of the Chevy Camaro adapted to the Sarthe double clock, and knows Le Mans very well, he who won the event on Audi R15 TDI in 2010.
With its atypical look and sound as well as a shock crew, the Chevy could well be the darling of the public.
We remind you that it is the famous Hendrick team which will enter the beast at Le Mans and that the objective will simply be to reach the finish without incident so as not to be a mobile chicane in the face of the prototypes and the GTEs.