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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

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