Audi R18 e-tron quattro #9 (Audi Sport Team Joest), Filipe Albuquerque, Marco Bonanomi, René Rast
Audi R18 e-tron quattro #9 with LMP1 newcomer René Rast at the wheel continues to run in second place after 17 hours. The gap between Rast and the leading Porsche #19 of Nico Hülkenberg remained constant at a little over two minutes. A refueling stop during a safety car phase meant the deficit grew to one lap.
Audi R18 e-tron quattro #7 was two laps down in fourth place at 8 o’clock. Marcel Fässler resumed the race in fifth place at 7:02 after a 6 minute 56 second long repair to the rear end, before making up a position when Oliver Jarvis stopped to refuel in the R18 #8.
Positions after 17 hours: 1 Porsche #19 2 Audi #9 3 Porsche #17 4 Audi #7 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).