Audi 1-2 at Lime Rock

After Lola's 1-2 finish at Mid-Ohio in May, Audi hit back in style with a 1-2 finish of their own at Lime Rock to take their third victory of the season

Audi 1-2 at Lime Rock

Marco Werner/JJ Lehto won the race with their teammates Frank Biela/Emanuele Pirro just behind them, the duo seeing off a late-race challenge by Butch Leitzinger/James Weaver in their Lola which ended when a cable throttle broke, dropping them to twelfth place.

P2 saw the Jeff Bucknum/Chris McMurray Courage C-65 lead its class all day to take class honours and a ninth place finish overall.

GT1 was another 1-2 result for the Corvette C6-R team, Olivier Beretta/Oliver Gavin leading home teammates Ron Fellows/Johnny O'Connell by two laps, with the Terry Borcheller/Johnny Mowlem Saleen S7R a further lap behind with the Andrea Bertolini/Fabio Babini Maserati MC12 close behind them.

Finally, in GT2 it was a Porsche benefit as it filled the top five places in the class, with victory going to Romain Dumas/Timo Bernhard by a lap over Patrick Long and Jord Bergmeister.

Result of New England Grand Prix at Lime Rock:

Pos Drivers Make Class Laps 1. Werner/Lehto Audi R8 P1 165 2. Biela/Pirro Audi R8 P1 165 3. Beretta/Gavin Corvette C6-R GT1 159 4. Fellows/O'Connell Corvette C6-R GT1 157 5. Borcheller/Mowlem Saleen S7R GT1 156 6. Bertolini/Babini Maserati MC12 GT1 156 7. Figge/Dalziel Corvette C5-R GT1 155 8. Dumas/Bernhard Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 154 9. Bucknum/McMurry Courage C-65 P2 154 10. Long/Bergmeister Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 153 11. Van Overbeek/Fogarty Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 152 12. Leitzinger/Weaver Lola EX257 AER P1 151 13. Baas/Pobst Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 151 14. Jackson/Sudgen Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 150 15. Franchitti/Sellers Panoz Esperante eGTLM GT2 150 16. Devlin/Van der Steur Lola B2K/40 AER P2 148 17. Neiman/Pechnik Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 148 18. Auberlen/Liddell Panoz Esperante eGTLM GT2 148 19. Rockenfeller/Henzler Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 141 20. Wallace/Dyson Lola EX257 AER P1 121 21. Cosmo/Bach Courage Mazda P2 114 22. Rugulo/Weickardt Dodge Viper GT1 11 
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