Audi R18 e-tron quattro #9 (Audi Sport Team Joest), Filipe Albuquerque, Marco Bonanomi, René Rast
Impressive performance from Audi Sport Team Joest in the warm-up for the 24 Hours of Le Mans: the three Audi R18 e-tron quattro finished the final check before the race in the first three positions. Birthday boy Filipe Albuquerque recorded the fastest time in the R18 with start number ‘9’. The Portuguese’s 3m 19.423s beat the fastest Audi lap from qualifying by fourth tenths of second. “The car is perfect,” said Albuquerque.
All nine Audi drivers drove in the warm-up. Loïc Duval (#8), André Lotterer (#7) and Marco Bonanomi (#9) will sit in the cockpits of the three Audi R18 e-tron quattro when the race starts at 15:00.
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