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Top-six result for Watson at Le Mans


  • Andrew contested the 89th 24 Hours of Le Mans with D’station Racing

  • The #777 Aston Martin Vantage AMR qualified 19th on the LGMTE Am grid

  • Looking forward to the race, Andrew and his team mates Satoshi Hoshino and Tomonobu Fujii were determined to progress through the field

  • As the race progressed through to the six-hour mark, the team were fast approaching the top-ten

  • By half-distance, they had reached the points-paying positions and continued to make steady progress with Andrew triple-stinting

  • Running in seventh place, the team had a lap in hand over the #95 TF Sport Aston Martin behind

  • Rising to sixth place in the final few hours, Andrew took the car to the chequered flag to complete the race

  • In total, Andrew spent more than 10 hours behind the wheel throughout the race

  • With their points tally from the race, Andrew and the #777 crew occupy seventh place in the GTE Am standings on 41 points - with two rounds in Bahrain remaining



“Firstly I’d like to say a huge thank you to the team for all of their hard work this week, we simply wouldn’t be here without them. We had a really strong race and we can be really proud of our result. There were lots of challenges to face, such as the weather and variation in strategy. Overall, I’m really pleased to end the weekend on a high. I’d also like to say a big thank you to Satoshi and Tomonobu as well, they drove brilliantly all weekend and it’s a pleasure to share this result with them.”

Images courtesy of D'station Racing.

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