Audi R18 e-tron quattro #7 (Audi Sport Team Joest), André Lotterer, Marcel Fässler, Benoît Tréluyer
As dawn approached, the Audi R18 e-tron quattro #7 appeared at the head of the field for the first time again in the 24 Hours of Le Mans: Benoît Tréluyer took the lead at 5.32 when the leading Porsche #19 stood a few seconds longer during a pit stop. The Frenchman extended his lead from two to four seconds before he completed the next refueling stop.
At six o’clock in the morning, R18 #7 was 56 seconds behind in second place. Filipe Albuquerque in R18 #9 followed about one minute behind. Still in fifth place: Lucas di Grassi in R18 #8.
Positions after 15 hours: 1 Porsche #19 2 Audi #7 3 Audi #9 4 Porsche #17 5 Audi #8 6 Porsche #18
Further information about the official fuel consumption figures and official, specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars can be found in the “Guide to fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and electricity consumption of new cars,” which is available free of charge from all sales outlets and from DAT (Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH), Hellmuth-Hirth-Strasse 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen, Germany (www.dat.de).