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24 Hours of Le Mans: Hour 7 race report from Audi

Audi R15 TDI, 24 Hour Le Mans

Following the second Safety Car period the three Audi R15 TDI prototypes were running in formation on the “Circuit des 24 Heures” of Le Mans. At 9:45 p.m. the number 9 and 8 cars swapped positions when Benoît Treluyer in the number 8 Audi R15 TDI passed his teammate Mike Rockenfeller moving into fourth position. Dindo Capello (#7) reduced the gap on the six placed Lola-Aston Martin with the fastest race lap of a R15 TDI so far (3m 22.298s).

Positions after 7 hours:
1 Peugeot #1
2 Peugeot #2
3 Peugeot #4
4 Audi R15 TDI #8
5 Audi R15 TDI #9

6 Aston Martin #007
7 Audi R15 TDI #7
8 Aston Martin #009
9 Audi R10 TDI #15
10 Oreca #6

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