Greaves Motorsport has confirmed it has rebuilt its car after a sizeable crash in first qualifying for the 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours.

2014 GT Academy winner Gaetan Paletou - who was a late addition to the Greaves line-up - crashed at the Mulsanne corner, forcing the session to be stopped for 25mins and causing significant damage to the Gibson LMP2 chassis.

Nonetheless, the Frenchman was unhurt in the crash and an overnight rebuild means the car, which remained provisional second fastest in the LMP2 category, will be back out for Q2 and Q3 in the hands of Paletou, Jon Lancaster and Gary Hirsch.

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