Jeroen’s Event, can understand the decision taken by the stewards for his victory in the GTE Am class of the 24 hours of Le Mans to get it. The Dutch rider was joined by team-mates, Ben Keating, and Felipe Fraga will be disqualified because their car didn’t pass the inspection it came out.
The fuel tank of the Ford GT, Keating Motorsports was the end of the world-famous long-distance race to be great. A tank should be a maximum of 96 gallons, but, from a measurement after the end, there was 96,1 gallons in it.
“That was a real shame, of course,” says the Event, in conversation with Motorsport.com. “The rules are well-known, but we will try, of course, the limit on the search. The team has used all of on the lookout at all times, and the quantity of the several times I checked.”
“During the race, may be the components, the temperature and pressure are in a marginal change, and then we’ll get caught. We have a zero-comma-zero-benefit, but that’s beside the point. They have to draw a line. In retrospect, we, as a team, maybe even just a little bit more margin to be used.”
Event fourth-Sunday-of his victory at the 24 hours of Le Mans. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
“I’m very, very hurt’
The illegal gas tank by the way, was not the only area in which Keating Motorsports were caught out by the flight attendants. To disqualify the team from the Event at the second location referred to as the tankstops each of short duration.
Even though the 37-year-old Event is based on the decision of the stewards, the disappointment is obviously great for the board. “It’s a huge setback. You have to have the Le Mans race in such a beautiful way to win, and then, suddenly, everything is gone. That is very painful.”
“Monday night, I was there through it this morning and I was also not really nice to wake up to, but there’s nothing you can do. You will need to go further. This is by far the most violent thing I have in terms of experiences and emotions that are in the race to have ever gone through.”