Pechito López arrived with the Le Mans trophy, the new jewel in his collection

The man from Cordoba arrived in Argentina on Tuesday with the cup that will surely have a special place in his museum.

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"This is something I always dreamed of ... It is the icing on the cake of my sports campaign." The phrase of Jose Maria Lopez after winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans It shows how much this victory means for Cordoba. That is why it is not surprising that the trophy that certifies that it is on the exclusive list of winners of this test occupies a special place in the museum that has in his native Rio Tercero.

Pechito, the second Argentine to achieve this milestone after José Froilán González In 1954, he arrived in the country this Tuesday morning. Among his scant luggage, the enormous cup that he achieved with the Englishman stood out, obviously. Mike conway and to Japanese Kamui Kobayashi, the other two pilots who led to the triumph Toyota GR10 HYBRID of Toyota GAZOO Racing.

The museum of the three-time WTCC champion and WEC champion is located in the fifth La Elvira. It has several memories of the Cordovan, ranging from glasses, helmets and divers to some of the cars he used in his sports campaign.

There is a replica of the first Honda Civic I drove in the TC2000, the latest TRV6 who drove in the country, the Fiat Linea de Super TC2000 used in 2013, his three cars of Road Tourism (Dodge, Chevy and Torino) and the Citroën C-Elysee de WTCC which he tested at Monza before joining the French team and which is decorated like the car he used to win his three-time World Touring Championship.


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