Mansell and sons to race at Le Mans

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It has been confirmed that Nigel Mansell will race at the Le Mans 24 hours alongside his two sons, Leo and Greg.

The newly formed Beechdean Mansell Motorsport team will allow Nigel to race in the same team as both his sons for the first time.

As well as putting the name Mansell back on a racing car, the Zytek Z09 LMP1 will also carry the famous red number 5 that Nigel raced with in Formula One.
"We're under no illusions about the chances of winning Le Mans at the first attempt but we will be competitive in 2010 and a lot can happen in a 24 hour race," said Nigel. He also said that the team is planning for the future and intends to win the Le Mans 24 hours in the next few years.

This will be the second time that Nigel's eldest son Leo has competed in the famous race, as he finished the event last year in a Ferrari F430 in the GT2 class. Nigel and Greg are both making their Le Mans debuts.