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Wed 20 Jun 2001
Porsche full event notes

Porsche full event notes

FREISINGER PORSCHE 911 GT3 RS LEADS 24 HOURS OF LE MANS AFTER FOUR HOURS; PORSCHES HOLD TOP THREE POSITIONS IN GT AS HEAVY RAINS COME TO EIGHT-MILE COURSE --The German-prepared Freisinger Porsche 911 GT3 RS, third overall at this year's Rolex 24...

ALMS teams win three of five classes at Le Mans

ALMS teams win three of five classes at Le Mans

LE MANS, France (June 17, 2001) -- Teams from the American Le Mans Series came home first in three of the five competitive classes in the 69th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and American drivers were part of the winning team in two ...

Chrysler Team Oreca final report

Chrysler Team Oreca final report

Chrysler Team ORECA raced to fourth position at the 69th edition of the Le Mans 24 hours, the manufacturer's best result at the world famous Le Mans 24 hours since 1928. The Mopar 6-litre V8 powered Chrysler LMP, driven by Olivier Beretta, Karl ...

Audi takes one-two victory

Audi takes one-two victory

Audi drivers Frank Biela, Emanuele Pirro and Tom Kristensen pulled out a dominant performance to win their second successive 24 Hour of Le Mans. The trio headed an Audi 1-2 result with team-mates Dindo Capello, Laurent Aiello and Christian ...

Tue 19 Jun 2001
Team Bentley finishes on the podium

Team Bentley finishes on the podium

After 71 Years, Bentley is Back on The Podium at Le Mans Le Mans, 17TH June 2001, 4.00PM... It's taken a lifetime but Bentley is back where it belongs, on the podium at Le Mans. During the toughest race in a generation, Team Bentley's number 8...

Audi repeats 24 hour win

Audi repeats 24 hour win

Le Mans, France -- For the second consecutive year, Audi has won the toughest motor race in the world: the Le Mans 24 Hours. After last year's searing heat, the Audi sportscar now had to prove its mettle in torrential rain. "This success is even...

Standings after 22 hours

Standings after 22 hours

1 1 BIELA, PIRRO, KRISTENSEN P900 INFINEON AUDI R8 295 2 2 AIELLO, CAPELLO, PESCATORI P900 INFINEON AUDI R8 294 3 8 WALLACE, LEITZINGER, VAN DE POELE GTP BENTLEY EXP SPEED 8 282 4 16...

Final Le Mans results (PROVISIONAL)

Final Le Mans results (PROVISIONAL)

1 1 BIELA, PIRRO, KRISTENSEN P900 INFINEON AUDI R8 321 2 2 AIELLO, CAPELLO, PESCATORI P900 INFINEON AUDI R8 320 3 8 WALLACE, LEITZINGER, VAN DE POELE GTP BENTLEY EXP SPEED 8 306 4 16...

Standings after 23 hours

Standings after 23 hours

1 1 BIELA, PIRRO, KRISTENSEN P900 INFINEON AUDI R8 307 2 2 AIELLO, CAPELLO, PESCATORI P900 INFINEON AUDI R8 306 3 8 WALLACE, LEITZINGER, VAN DE POELE GTP BENTLEY EXP SPEED 8 294 3 16...

Standings after 22 hours

Standings after 22 hours

1 1 BIELA, PIRRO, KRISTENSEN P900 INFINEON AUDI R8 295 2 2 AIELLO, CAPELLO, PESCATORI P900 INFINEON AUDI R8 294 3 8 WALLACE, LEITZINGER, VAN DE POELE GTP BENTLEY EXP SPEED 8 282 4 16...

Standings after 21 hours

Standings after 21 hours

1 1 BIELA, PIRRO, KRISTENSEN P900 INFINEON AUDI R8 284 2 2 AIELLO, CAPELLO, PESCATORI P900 INFINEON AUDI R8 282 3 8 WALLACE, LEITZINGER, VAN DE POELE GTP BENTLEY EXP SPEED 8 271 4 16...

Standings after 20 hours

Standings after 20 hours

1 1 BIELA, PIRRO, KRISTENSEN P900 INFINEON AUDI R8 270 2 2 AIELLO, CAPELLO, PESCATORI P900 INFINEON AUDI R8 267 3 8 WALLACE, LEITZINGER, VAN DE POELE GTP BENTLEY EXP SPEED 8 257 4 16...

Porsche Motorsports Hour 22 report

Porsche Motorsports Hour 22 report

Porsche Battle for Le Mans GT Title Coming Down to Two Cars With Two Hours Left LE MANS, France - June 17 -- With only two hours to go in the 69th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Porsche-only battle in the LM GT class is far from being...

Chrysler Team Oreca 13.00 hrs report

Chrysler Team Oreca 13.00 hrs report

Chrysler Team ORECA has maintained its fourth position overall as Sunday afternoon, and the final four hours of the race, approaches. Olivier Beretta, Karl Wendlinger and Pedro Lamy hold onto the position despite needing a starter motor changed ...

Bentley 20 hour report

Bentley 20 hour report

Le Mans, 17TH June 2001, midday... With four hours to run the number 8 Bentley EXP Speed 8 continues to run quickly and smoothly. It has consolidated its hold on third place, in the last four hours extending it's lead over the fourth placed car...

Audi morning notes

Audi morning notes

Le Mans, France -- The two Infineon Audi R8 cars completed a very tough night in the Le Mans 24 Hour race without significant difficulties. Last year's winners Frank Biela, Tom Kristensen and Emanuele Pirro extended their lead over the sister car...

Chrysler Team Oreca 08.00 report

Chrysler Team Oreca 08.00 report

Chrysler Team ORECA is steadily making its way towards the front of the field with one of the team's two remaining Chrysler LMPs. Pedro Lamy, Olivier Beretta and Karl Wendlinger have had a water pump change overnight and are currently fourth ...

Team Bentley Hour sixteen race recap

Team Bentley Hour sixteen race recap

TEAM BENTLEY AFTER SIXTEEN HOURS Le Mans, 17TH June 2001, 8.00am... During the last four hours the number 8 Bentley EXP Speed 8 has consolidated its third position, running without fault and extending its lead over the fourth placed car to five...

Gleason 11th Hour report

Gleason 11th Hour report

Gleason, Fairbanks and Huertgen Are Still Running Near Halfway Mark at Le Mans; Trio Is Using Race to Raise Funds for The Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation LE MANS, France, June 16, 8:30 p.m. Central Time — As the 24 Hours of Le Mans ...

Quiet morning at Le Mans

Quiet morning at Le Mans

Le Mans (Motorsport.com) -- The morning at Le Mans has been quiet, as teams continue to work toward the objective of finishing the race, an objective that now begins to look attainable. Several showers and light rain punctuated the morning's ...

Standings after 19 hours

Standings after 19 hours

1 1 BIELA, PIRRO, KRISTENSEN P900 INFINEON AUDI R8 256 2 2 AIELLO, CAPELLO, PESCATORI P900 INFINEON AUDI R8 253 3 8 WALLACE, LEITZINGER, VAN DE POELE GTP BENTLEY EXP SPEED 8 243 4 16...

Standings after 18 hours

Standings after 18 hours

1 1 BIELA, PIRRO, KRISTENSEN P900 INFINEON AUDI R8 228 2 2 AIELLO, CAPELLO, PESCATORI P900 INFINEON AUDI R8 226 3 8 WALLACE, LEITZINGER, VAN DE POELE GTP BENTLEY EXP SPEED 8 217 4 16...