Le Mans, France, Audi R8's are leading the 24-hour classic with one lap on the field.

The number nine R8 driven by Laurent Aiello leads overall.

On lap 74 the Audi's put a lap on the next closest competitor when Tom Kristensen put the Panoz driven by legend Mario Andretti behind him. "I got into the car and we were in fourth position, I had to work hard to catch up to my teammates and get a lap up on the Panoz," explained Kristensen.

At the sixth hour the Audi's are running one, two and three. The Audi's have each posted a fast lap in 3:38's with averages around the 3:40 range.