Audi #2 wins Le Mans, Peugeot 2nd and 3rd

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André Lotterer was the first to cross the finish line after 24 hours of racing in Le Mans. Together with Fassler and Treluyer he drove the Audi R18 dominantly to the finish. The Peugeot nr8 and n9 completed the podium after faultless drives.

Early on in the race, Audi lost the nr3 car as Alan McNish crashed heavily right when taking the lead after just one hour of racing. Hours later, at nightfall, the Audi nr1 was also lost as Mike Rockenfeller hit the barriers at high speed.

Both cars got involved in accidents when lapping other cars, and coincidentally twice with a Ferrari FT car.

Peugeot put up hard defence, but the 908 proved not fast enough this year. Last year it was very fast but fragile, and this year it was extremely reliable but no match to Audi's pace. Their possibility to run one lap longer each stint did not suffice to get the win.

In the LMP2 standings, the Zytek Nissan nr41 of Greaves Motorsport finished 8th overall and first in their class.

In 11th place, the Corvette C6Z nr71 finished first in the GTEpro class. In GTEam, Corvette nr50 of Larbre competition win its class and finished 20 overall.

Results

Pos.No.CarTeamClassGap
1.#2AudiAudi Sport Team Joest(LMP1)
2.#9PeugeotTeam Peugeot Total(LMP1)+ 13.854
3.#8PeugeotPeugeot Sport Total(LMP1)+ 2 Laps
4.#7PeugeotPeugeot Sport Total(LMP1)+ 4 Laps
5.#10PeugeotTeam Oreca-Matmut(LMP1)+ 16 Laps
6.#12LolaRebellion Racing(LMP1)+ 17 Laps
7.#22LolaKronos Racing(LMP1)+ 27 Laps
8.#41ZytekGreaves Motorsport(LMP2)+ 29 Laps
9.#26OrecaSignatech Nissan(LMP2)+ 35 Laps
10.#33LolaLevel 5 Motorsports(LMP2)+ 36 Laps
11.#73CorvetteCorvette Racing(GTEP)+ 41 Laps
12.#36HPDRML(LMP2)+ 41 Laps
13.#51FerrariAF Corse(GTEP)+ 41 Laps
14.#49OAKOAK Racing(LMP2)+ 42 Laps
15.#56BMWBMW Motorsport(GTEP)+ 42 Laps
16.#77PorscheTeam Felbermayr-Proton(GTEP)+ 43 Laps
17.#76PorscheIMSA Performance Matmut(GTEP)+ 44 Laps
18.#80PorscheFlying Lizard Motorsports(GTEP)+ 45 Laps
19.#40OrecaRace Performance(LMP2)+ 51 Laps
20.#50CorvetteLarbre Competition(GTEA)+ 53 Laps
21.#70PorscheLarbre Competition(GTEA)+ 54 Laps
22.#65Lotus F1Lotus Jetalliance(GTEP)+ 60 Laps
23.#75PorscheProspeed Competition(GTEP)+ 62 Laps
24.#66FerrariJMW Motorsport(GTEP)+ 65 Laps
25.#35OAKOAK Racing(LMP2)+ 67 Laps
26.#68FordRobertson Racing(GTEA)+ 70 Laps
27.#83FerrariJMB Racing(GTEA)+ 83 Laps
28.#44NormaExtr(LMP2)+ 108 Laps
29.#16PescaroloPescarolo Team(LMP1)Retired
30.#55BMWBMW Motorsport(GTEP)Retired
31.#74CorvetteCorvette Racing(GTEP)Retired
32.#81PorscheFlying Lizard Motorsports(GTEA)Retired
33.#48OrecaTeam Oreca-Matmut(LMP2)Retired
34.#63PorscheProton Competition(GTEA)Retired
35.#13LolaRebellion Racing(LMP1)Retired
36.#61FerrariAF Corse(GTEA)Retired
37.#59FerrariLuxury Racing(GTEP)Retired
38.#71FerrariAF Corse(GTEP)Retired
39.#88PorscheTeam Felbermayr-Proton(GTEP)Retired
40.#42HPDStrakka Racing(LMP2)Retired
41.#60AstonGulf AMR Middle East(GTEA)Retired
42.#39LolaPeCom Racing(LMP2)Retired
43.#89FerrariHankook Team Farnbacher(GTEP)Retired
44.#58FerrariLuxury Racing(GTEP)Retired
45.#64Lotus F1Lotus Jetalliance(GTEP)Retired
46.#57FerrariKrohn Racing(GTEA)Retired
47.#24OAKOAK Racing(LMP1)Retired
48.#1AudiAudi Sport Team Joest(LMP1)Retired
49.#5OrecaHope Racing(LMP1)Retired
50.#62FerrariCRS Racing(GTEA)Retired
51.#15OAKOAK Racing(LMP1)Retired
52.#79AstonJota(GTEP)Retired
53.#20ZytekQuifel-ASM Team(LMP1)Retired
54.#3AudiAudi Sport North America(LMP1)Retired
55.#007AMR-OneAston Martin Racing(LMP1)Retired
56.#009AMR-OneAston Martin Racing(LMP1)Retired