With Audi ultra on pole at Le Mans
- First pole position for Audi at Le Mans since 2006
- Front row is firmly in Audi’s hands
- Audi R18 TDI also impresses with consistency
The front row of the grid at the 79th edition of the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans belongs to Audi. In one of the most thrilling qualifying events in recent years the new Audi R18 TDI and the company’s ultra-lightweight technology prevailed. Benoît Tréluyer set a time of 3m 25.738s and clinched the top grid position for Audi. His French team-mate Romain Dumas was merely 0.061 seconds slower.