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Alonso/Barrichello suffer early setbacks in Virtual Le Mans

Alonso/Barrichello suffer early setbacks in Virtual Le Mans Stefan Mackley Reblog The entry – shared between the ex-Formula 1 drivers and sim racers Olli Pahkala and Jarl Teien – stopped out on circuit on the entry to the Mulsanne corner just before the hour-and-a-half mark after potentially running out of fuel with Alonso at the wheel.The Spaniard had already dropped well out of contention after suffering extensive damage and serving a one-second penalty for contact between himself and the #94 Porsche driven by Simona de Silvestro at Tertre Rouge on the 30-minute mark.Having got going again the car is 19 laps down on race leader and Mercedes Formula E driver Stoffel Vandoorne.Vandoorne took the lead in the #16 Veloce Esports 2 from the #30 E-Team WRT of Kelvin van der Linde after the latter lost connection, reconnecting down in 26th.The Max Verstappen/Lando Norris #20 Team Redline car was second with sim racer Atze Kerkhof at the wheel and the #07 Toyota Gazoo Racing of Jose Maria Lopez in third.

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