Frédéric Sausset, the first quadruple amputee to take the start in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, has delayed by one year his project to enter a trio of disabled drivers in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The owner of Team SRT41 explained in a press release the reason he has chosen to relinquish Garage 56 this year: "After much discussion with my drivers Takuma Aoki, Nigel Bailly and Snoussi Ben Moussa; our sponsors; the members of Team SRT41; the heads of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest and the European Le Mans Series; the presidents of the FIA and the FFSA; and everyone who contributes to the success of this extraordinary project aimed at entering the first fully disabled driver line-up in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, I made the very difficut decision due to the world COVID-19 pandemic to withdraw from the race on 19-20 September. The effects of the forced stop of our programme as a result of the quarantine caused me to make this decision as I deemed our preparation would be too negatively impacted to take on this demanding race in optimal conditions. I immediately submitted our application to the ACO for the 2021 24 Hours of Le Mans."
BREAKING NEWS: THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS POSTPONED TO 19–20 SEPTEMBER 2020