Audi has taken out this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, with its number ‘2’ R18 TDI Le Mans prototype clenching victory at the hands of Marcel Fässler (Switzerland), André Lotterer (Germany) and Benoît Tréluyer (France). The achievement marks Audi’s tenth victory at Le Mans, though the automaker came close to having its most disastrous weekend ever at the race. While the number 2 R18 successfully completed the race in the fastest time, the number ‘1’ and ‘3’ cars crashed spectacularly in the first eight hours...
Audi Wins Le Mans 2011, R18 TDI Withstands Huge Crashes
Audi Sport has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans at the La Sarthe circuit in Northern France in one of the closest races in many years, but were it not for the strength and safety of the R18 TDI sports prototype, the weekend could have been very different. Less than an hour into the race, star driver...Antony Ingram
Alan McNish Suffers Violent Crash In Audi R18 At 24 Hours Of Le Mans: Video
This weekend is the annual 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race at the famous Circuit de la Sarthe in France, and just one hour into the race driver Allan McNish suffered a violent crash in his Audi R18 race car after coming into contact with a Ferrari 458 Italia near Dunlop curve. McNish is a...Viknesh Vijayenthiran