Peugeot leads way at Le Mans

The diesel-powered Peugeot 9098 HDi FAPs of the Team Peugeot Total team have dominated the opening exchanges of the Le Mans 24 Hours with the leading car of Pedro Lamy (#3) having already opened up a gap of over a minute ahead of the leading Audi, driven by Timo Bernhard (#9) (1500 BST)

Autoblog will be filing detailed updates every two hours with the first at 1600 BST, so keep returning to see how the race is developing. Our Nige has already hit the wall....

More soon.