Peugeot on Monday confirmed that Sebastien Bourdais, to race full-time in F1 with Toro Rosso in 2009, will also contest the famous Le Mans 24 hour race in June.

Peugeot on Monday confirmed that Sebastien Bourdais, to race full-time in F1 with Toro Rosso in 2009, will also contest the famous Le Mans 24 hour race in June.

It was reported at the weekend that the 29-year-old Frenchman would race at Le Mans this year for the seventh time in his career.

Peugeot also said Bourdais will contest the forthcoming Sebring 12 hour race with the diesel-powered 908 HDi prototype in late March, with BMW-Sauber test driver Christian Klien part of the team for the other Peugeot entrant.

 

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