the IT guru and car enthusiast David Heinemeier Hansson turned in for the night back to the WORLD championship for sports cars with a fine class victory in the 1000 miles race at Sebring in Florida.
Fritidschaufføren stole the picture from the high-profile fabrikskørere Michael Christensen, Porsche, Nicki Thiim and Marco Sørensen, Aston, Martin and Jan Magnussen, the Corvette, which all ended outside the podium in a race due to heavy rain and accidentally ended behind a safety car.
After a season in the american championship, plus a Le Mans start was David Heinemeier Hansson started talking about quitting his career, but it was not for more talk.
It was actually the seventh time, that he stood at the top of the rostrum in the WORLD cup, after that he along with the two british drivers Jordan King and Will Stevens, won a convincing start to goal victory for Kung Fu star Jackie Chan Racing in the second largest class LMP2.
the Trio finished in an overall fourth place in a race that was won by the defected former Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso, of Spain, who had Sebastien Buemi, Switzerland and Kazuki Nakajima, Japan as co-pilots in a Toyota.
IN the GTE Pro class got 'danskerbilerne', Porsche and Aston Martin, destroyed the race for each other after a close encounter, and later saw the Aston Martin also bremseproblemer and fell down through the field from second place to no. 10.
For the first time in supersæsonen com the leading in the WORLD cup, Michael Christensen and Kevin Esters not on the podium. It was a place for the Danish/French couple who lost a nice chunk of the solid CHAMPIONSHIP lead, which dwindled from 43 points to 24 points.
Seen from Porsche's side is it to live with, because it is 'søsterbilen' with the two ex-world champions Gianmaria Bruni, Italy and Richard Lietz, Austria, which is førsteudfordreren.Søsterbilen won a scant victory at Sebring, but the world's most winning sportsvognsbilmærke has thus halvgarderet in the WORLD cup match.
Veteran Jan Magnussen guest performances without major success in the WORLD cup context, since the Corvette never got the hang of dækvalget and ending on the number-eight spot, but the team was instead a bit wiser in today's classic, Sebring 12 hours and, not least, Le Mans, where Corvette is back in the WORLD cup.
While the Danish WORLD cup riders can grab a day off, Jan Magnussen, as you know, in action again. He will get new company 'home' in the 12-hour race of Christina Nielsen in the u.s. kvindebil and Anders Fjordbach, as in 11. time has to be given a chance in the very small LMP2 class with only two cars on the start list.See also: Never seen before: Danish prof-drivers when the historic level