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2012 Le Mans 24 Hours  – Race Facts by the Hour

2012 Le Mans 24 Hours – Race Facts by the Hour

June 16, 2012 - Courtesy of AUDI SPORT
24h Le Mans - Race Facts (Hour 12)

  • Audi in positions one, two and three at half time
  • Audi R18 ultra #3 despite spin while lapping still in position six

Positive interim result for Audi at half time at Le Mans. Followed by Audi R18 ultra #4 both Audi R18 e-tron quattro were leading the after twelve hours of racing.

The three prototypes comleted their laps without any problems. The leading Audi R18 e-tron quattro #1 had completed 188 laps at half time. Audi #2 had gap of less than one minute to its sister car, after a string of fast laps by Tom Kristensen.

Romain Dumas had an incident during the 13th hour: His Audi R18 ultra #3 touched a slower car while lapping and spun. At an unscheduled pit stop the rear bodywork had to be replaced. Despite this mishap the Frenchman was still in sixth position.


Positions after 12 hours
 
1 Audi #1
2 Audi #2
3 Audi #4 -2L
4 Lola-Toyota #12 -5L
5 Lola-Toyota #13 -7L
6 Audi #3 -8L
7 HPD-Honda #44 -12L
8 Oreca-Nissan #49 -12L
9 Oreca-Nissan #26 -12L
10 Oreca-Nissan #46 -12L


Time Fact

02:15 #4 pit stop from P3, diesel

02:25 #2 pit stop from P2, diesel

02:38 #1 pit stop from P1, diesel, tires, Tréluyer out, Fässler in

02:41 #3 pit stop from P6, diesel, tires, rear bodywork changed after spin

02:59 #4 pit stop from P3, diesel

03:00 #1 P1 +41,918 #2 P2 -41,918 #4 P3 -2L #3 P6 -9L
  1. Audi R18 e-tron quattro #1 - AUDI SPORT

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  2. Audi R18 e-tron quattro #2 - AUDI SPORT

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  3. Audi R18 e-tron quattro #1 - AUDI SPORT

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  4. Audi R18 e-tron quattro #1 - AUDI SPORT

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  5. Audi R18 e-tron quattro #2 - AUDI SPORT

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  6. Dindo Capello, Tom Kristensen, and Allan McNish - AUDI SPORT

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  7. Audi at the 80th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours - AUDI SPORT

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  8. Audi at the 80th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours - AUDI SPORT

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  9. Audi at the 80th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours - AUDI SPORT

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  10. Audi at the 80th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours - AUDI SPORT

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  11. Audi at the 80th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours - AUDI SPORT

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  12. Audi at the 80th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours - AUDI SPORT

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  13. Audi at the 80th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours - AUDI SPORT

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  14. Audi at the 80th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours - AUDI SPORT

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