Audi completes Le Mans warm up sweep
Audi’s trio of R18 e-tron quattros have completed the perfect build up to the Le Mans 24 Hour following the morning warm-up.
Leader of the four-ringed charge was Rene Rast in the #9 LMP1 who clocked 3:19.42s around the 13.6 circuit.
Rast proved 2.3s faster than the #8 Audi of Oliver Jarvis while the #7 car, unbeaten in two WEC starts this season, was third fastest with Andre Lotterer at the wheel.
Romain Dumas was next in the #18 Porsche ahead of Mark Webber’s #17 Porsche 919 Hybrid.
The fastest of the Nissan GTR-LM trio was the #22 driven by Alex Buncombe in 3:45.73 after he completed eight laps.
Corvette’s shocking run continued with the Larbre Competition #50 C7R driven by Gianluca Roda crashing heavily at the Porsche Curves.
The JOTA Sport Gibson Nissan driven by Oliver Turvey was the fastest in LMP2 with Stefan Mucke in the #97 Aston fastest in GTE Pro.
Klaus Bachler in the #88 Porsche 911 RSR posted the best time in GTE Am.