Allan McNish: Going the Distance

Allan McNish: Going the Distance

Allan McNish will be looking for his second consecutive Le Mans victory this weekend. The challenge, however, will be huge, with the new Audi R15 making its debut in the historic event

This weekend I'll be trying to repeat my 2008 Le Mans victory for Audi, and to follow up our Sebring win in the new R15 TDI - but unlike recent seasons the 24 Hours will only be my second race of the year.

Still if I compare 2009 to previous years, the only real difference is that I've had two fewer race weekends. Normally there would be two American Le Mans or Le Mans Series races between Sebring and Le Mans, so if I take those away, that's just six days less on track - and I've not necessarily been sat at home while those races were happening.

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