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Audi newsletter 2008-05-11

Audi re-captures lead in Le Mans Series LMS: Audi has taken the lead of the manufacturers' championship of the European-based Le Mans Series at the 1000-kilometre race at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium). The two Audi youngsters Alexandre ...

Audi re-captures lead in Le Mans Series

LMS: Audi has taken the lead of the manufacturers' championship of the European-based Le Mans Series at the 1000-kilometre race at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium). The two Audi youngsters Alexandre Premat (26/France) and Mike Rockenfeller (24/Germany) in their Audi R10 TDI finished the third race of the season again in second place. Dindo Capello and Allan McNish were involved in a collision with the Peugeot of Alexander Wurz with no fault of their own. From position twelve they were able to fight their way back to fourth. After three rounds, Alexandre Premat and Mike Rockenfeller are equal on points with the leaders in the Drivers' Championship.

Next race: Nurburgring (D), 17 August

Coming up next week

DTM Media brunch with Audi "factory" driver Timo Scheider in Dresden (Wednesday)
DTM Media breakfast with Audi "factory" driver Tom Kristensen in Berlin (Thursday)
Round four of the DTM at EuroSpeedway Lausitz (Sunday)
Round three of the Italian Superstars Touring Car Series at Monza (Sunday)

-credit: audi

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Series DTM , EUROPEAN LE MANS
Drivers Allan McNish , Alexander Wurz , Timo Scheider , Alexandre Prémat , Mike Rockenfeller