Petit Le Mans got underway today with practice starting down at Road Atlanta. Photographer Eric Cartner was there to capture the cars getting ready for the upcoming race.

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The Robertson Racing Ford GT of Andrea Robertso, Melanie Snow, and David Murry gets the once-over in the pits.

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One of the Peugeots shows off its suspension in all of its engineer-ey naughtiness.

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Some highly precise racing fuel, straight from Germany, is what makes those Peugeots go. Who could have thought diesel could look so good?

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" width="960" height="540" /A Gulf Racing Aston V8 still looks fast sitting on jacks.

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The Le Mans-winning Audis lead a brace of tin-top competitors during practice.

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The number two Audi R18 of Tom Kristensen, Allan McNish, and Dindo Capello.

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The number one Audi of Timo Bernhard, Marcel Fässler, and Romain Dumas that won at Le Mans (the one in France) this year.

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