This historic meeting also attracts the top drivers who take part in the modern event, seven of whom have won it !
Two legends in the world of international motor sport will meet for the first time on 5th July.
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Position six of the GTE Pro Class in the end in the Aston Martin Vantage.
Irish Racing Team line up for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, consisted of Le Mans veteran, Karun Chandhok, and the two Le Mans rookies, Rodolfo Gonzalez and Nathanaël Berthon.
Teams running the ORECA chassis were able to pull out good results, notably with Signatech-Alpine.
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The Swiss team equalled its best result at the 24 Hours of Le Mans !
The G-Drive Racing by OAK Racing Ligier JS P2 fought hard at the start, survived the downpour that hit in the 2nd hour, and did not leave the track once in the entire race.
Audi once again, claiming a 13th victory, thanks to drivers Tréluyer, Fässler and Lotterer (third success for this trio at Le Mans), part of a 1-2 finish this year.
British team equal best-ever Le Mans overall finish for LM P2 class car.
Scoring second in the GTE-Am class, Porsche junior Klaus Bachler celebrated the greatest success of his career by now at his first ever Le Mans race.
The Alsacian squad not only finished but claimed an impressive top five finished in LM P2, one of the most competitive categories in the race.
Krohn Racing was able to pull off an incredible feat.
Earlier in the race the car no. 20 was leading for a significant period.
British ace finishes fifth after leading majority of the race.
The #33 OAK Racing Team Asia Ligier JS P2 completed the race in a respectable 7th in class, 11th overall.
The race was won overall by the No. 2 Audi prototype driven by Marcel Fassler, Andre Lotterer and Benoit Treluyer.
Audi takes one-two win in worlds most important endurance race.
Cooper MacNeil and Jeroen Bleekemolen take fifth in LMGTEPRO.
After two rounds of voting Alessandro Barlozzi was elected by a majority over his rival Alastair Moffitt.
Westbrook has No. 74 Corvette out front in GTE Pro; Taylor fifth and gaining.
8Star Motorsports are currently running 34th overall and eighth in the LM GTE Am class.