2015 Le Mans 24 Hours

24 heures du Mans

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Round:
3
Laps:
395
Pole position:
Fastest Lap:
Lotterer, 3m17.475
Country:
France
Circuit:
2015 season:
Report

Le Mans might be only a paragraph in British papers, but in France the race is front-page news, the battle between Audi and Porsche hyped up in daily headlines.

Porsche et Audi: La Bagarre and La Bataille Fratricide fanned the flames of a contest that has smouldered all season. The stage was set for the big fight, the battle of the mighty VW Group siblings.

Tweeters and bloggers worldwide responded to the hashtag ‘#audi welcomes challenges’. The team from Ingolstadt had some challenges at Le Mans 2015, and of course the biggest of those came from the men from Stuttgart. At the end of a thrilling race, the Porsche team donned some new shirts to celebrate a great victory. On the back of these was printed ‘Challenge Accepted’.

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