Le Mans 2014 results: Audi has secured first and second in the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours, with the #2 automobile driven by Marcel Fassler, Benoit Treluyer and Andre Lotterer winning ahead of the #1 automobile driven by Tom Kristensen, Marc gene and Lucas di Grassi.
The 2014 Le Mans 24 hours result marks Audi’s 13th win in 15 years at the La Sarthe circuit, and it’s also the third Le Mans victory for the Fassler/Treluyer/Lotterer trio.
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The #7 Toyota driven by Anthony Davidson, Nicolas Lapierre and Sebastien Buemi took the final step on the podium following a difficult weekend, which saw the automobile practically retired following an accident in wet conditions.
Neither Porsche 919 hybrid scored points on the Stuttgart-based manufacturer’s Le Mans return. The #20 Webber/Hartley/Bernhard automobile appeared to be on for a podium but slowed at the end of the 22nd hour and eventually retired in the pits. The sister automobile finished 11th following even more difficulties with a gearbox issue and it was forced into the garage for repairs. However, it managed to return to the track in the final stages of the race to see the chequered flag.
The Zytek Nissan took class honours in the LMP2 category with Britain’s Oliver Turvey behind the wheel, and finished fifth out of all 54 runners.