The story of an old-school Le Mans
Audi's 13th victory at Le Mans was a battle of sportscar racing's most advanced machinery yet, but it produced a classic that was reminiscent of a bygone era. GARY WATKINS explains how it all unfolded
A new high-tech era dawned with the 82nd running of the Le Mans 24 Hours at the weekend, yet this year's race had a decidedly old-school feel.
This was a Le Mans where each and every factory LMP1 car encountered problems, where there were fightbacks galore and where the order continually reshuffled. And out of it all, Audi came through to notch up victory number 13 in the great race.
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