Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

IN THE PAPERS

Norway will 'move mountains' for Nordic neighbor Finland

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

French media ban on naming jihadists: 'Good intention, bad result'

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

Gigantic snails are a delicacy in Ivory Coast

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Hollande and Valls tell Trump, 'France is still France!'

Read more

THE DEBATE

It's all about Trump: how effective will the Democratic Party campaign be?

Read more

FOCUS

Indian women on frontline of battle against alcohol

Read more

FRENCH CONNECTIONS

35 hours: Are French workers lazy?

Read more

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Race to the White House: Hillary Clinton's popularity problem

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

HRW chief Kenneth Roth: 'Putin cares about European public opinion'

Read more

Sports

Audi drives to victory in 24 Hours of Le Mans

Text by News Wires

Latest update : 2011-06-12

Audi rose above two crashes to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday, giving the German manufacturer their 10th victory. Porsche currently holds the record with 16 victory titles at the world's most famous endurance race.

AP - Audi overcame two crashes to hold off pressure from a charging Peugeot to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday.

Andre Lotterer, Marcel Fassler and Benoit Treluyer drove the Audi No. 2 to victory, giving the German manufacturer a 10th title at Le Mans.
 
Audi moved into sole possession of second place for most victories at the world’s most famous endurance race. Porsche holds the record with 16 titles. Ferrari dropped to third with nine.
 
The Audi No. 2 completed 355 laps in 24 hours, leading the Peugeot No. 9 driven by Simon Pagenaud, Pedro Lamy and Sebastien Bourdais by 13.854 seconds.

 

Date created : 2011-06-12

COMMENT(S)