Audi R18 (2016) #7 (Audi Sport Team Joest), Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer, Benoît Tréluyer
Due to heavy rain, the 84th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours started behind the safety cars – for the first time in the history of the race. Because of water on the track and extremely poor visibility race control only released the race after 52 minutes. On the first two flying laps, André Lotterer and Loïc Duval improved to positions four and five.
Positions after 1 hour: Toyota #6 2 Porsche #2 3 Porsche #1 4 Audi #7 5 Audi #2 6 Toyota #5
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).