UPDATE — AUDI EARNS 13TH TITLE AT LE MANS
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Porsche Moves Into Lead As Audi Hits More Drama At Hour 21
The No. 20 Porsche has struggled with speed but has remained consistent and now leads. (Photo: John Dagys)
Porsche has taken over the lead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans following drama for the No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro in the 21st hour.
Race leader Tom Kristensen, seeking a record 10th overall win, ground to a halt on track with less than four hours to go. The Dane continued, made a scheduled fuel-only stop before pitting just a few laps later for a turbo change.
The stop, which cost the No. 1 Audi more than 17 minutes, handed the lead back to the No. 20 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Timo Bernhard, who now holds a 1:30 lead over the No. 2 Audi of Andre Lotterer.
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