Audi R18 (2016) #8 (Audi Sport Team Joest), Lucas di Grassi, Loïc Duval, Oliver Jarvis
On Sunday morning, the two Audi R18 cars of Audi Sport Team Joest at times raced around the circuit at Le Mans in a “formation flight.” In addition, driver changes were on the agenda of both cars. Oliver Jarvis took over the #8 R18 from Loïc Duval and André Lotterer the #7 R18 from Marcel Fässler. After the Swiss had previously reported vibrations over the radio, the team changed the front hood and rear cover of car #7 in the pits in order to be on the safe side. With a twelve-lap deficit to the “sister car” and an eight-lap advantage over position six, for #7 the last five hours of the race will primarily be about finishing safely in order to score valuable Championship points.
Positions after 19 hours: 1 Toyota #5 2 Toyota #6 3 Porsche #2 4 Audi #8 5 Audi #7
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