As we approach the start of the 2018 6 Hours of Silverstone we thought we’d take a glance back at the equivalent race meeting from a decade ago – the Silverstone 1000kms of 2008, part of the Le Mans Series.
Photographs by the estimable John Brooks
Jan Lammers Was On Te Crew Of The Horag Porsche Spyder – Another International Podium For The Little Dutchie
Swamped By Peugeot – And Silverstone Would Be Audis Only LMS Race Win!
Very Different Programmes for This Pair A Decade Later!
Horst Felbermayr Jr
Peugeot’s Championship Dreams Went Up In Smoke
A Decade On The DSC Editor Gets To Stand For 6 Hours At A Time With This Man And Steals His Tunnocks Teacakes – Living The Dream
On Track Demo Of The Unraced 908HY
Winner in GT1 – Team Modena’s Aston DBR9
Nic Minassian’s Shunt Put The Brakes On Title Run – And Handed Audi All Three Titles!
Second For Charouz – At The Time The Best Finish For A Lola in the LMS
Another Decade Old Car Now Racing In Hostorics
Premat And Rockenfeller Took The Title
It wasn’t meant to be for Peugeot
Debut – and Indeed Only – Appearance for The JWA Aston – Now Active In Historic Racing
Dominant – But Doomed!
Virgo Ferrari En Route To The Title
Story Of The Season
Frantic Audi pit work
Mucke and Charouz
Dindo and McNish – Dynamic and Dimunitive Duo
Yep, that’s right, the trophy is taller than Allan…
You Can Take The Man Out Of Newcastle! Rob Bell Takes The Drivers Title
Rob Bell and Jaime Melo