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Event: Audi presents Petit Le MansDate: 18.10.2003
Track: Road Atlanta Motor Sports Center (United States), 4.088 kmsOrganiser: IMSA

Petit Le Mans

Weather:unknown
Start time:11:33
Grid:2-2-2, PP right, rolling start
Distance:1000 miles
Attendance:64000
Entered:46
Practiced:37
Qualified:36
Started:36
Finished:23
Classes:PractStart
Le Mans Prototype 900/Grand Touring Prototype66
Le Mans Prototype 67566
Grand Touring Sport77
Grand Touring1817
Race notes:
8 full-course cautions for 44 laps, 115 minutes: laps 10-13 (car 16 off course), laps 15-18 (cars 0 & 24 off course, laps 39-43 (car 31 off course, laps 77-86 (car 20 off course, laps 116-118 (car 12 off course, laps 150-155 (cars 88, 67 off course, laps 189-194 (car 52 off course, laps 249-254 (car 03 off course)
Pre-race sessions:
official test session held on 15/10 in 1 session for a total of 95 minutes
4 practice sessions held for a total of 300 minutes on 16-17/10
1 qualifying session held for a total of 20 minutes on 17/10
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:38Audi R8Lehto / Herbert
Le Mans Prototype 675:37Lola B160 JuddField / Dayton / Connor
Grand Touring Sport:88Ferrari 550 MaranelloMenu / Kox / Enge
Grand Touring:24Porsche 996 GT3-RSBernhard / Bergmeister / Dumas
Leaders:
laps 153-247:38Audi R8JJ Lehto
laps 1-79:38Audi R8JJ Lehto
laps 248-340:38Audi R8Johnny Herbert
laps 341-394:38Audi R8JJ Lehto
laps 80-152:38Audi R8Johnny Herbert
Fastest Laps:
Overall:38Audi R8J.J. Lehto (SF)1:12.624125.909 km/hlap 4
Le Mans Prototype 675:16Lola EX257 AERJames Weaver (GB)1:13.143125.015 km/hlap 4
Grand Touring Sport:88Ferrari 550 MaranelloTomáš Enge (CZ)1:18.851115.966 km/hlap 119
Grand Touring:24Porsche 996 GT3-RSTimo Bernhard (D)1:23.295109.778 km/hlap 22
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Audi R8Marco Werner (D)1:11.738205.133 km/h
Le Mans Prototype 675:16Lola EX257 AERJames Weaver (GB)1:12.450203.117 km/h
Grand Touring Sport:80Ferrari 550 MaranelloDavid Brabham (AUS)1:26.338170.444 km/h
Grand Touring:23Porsche 996 GT3-RSSascha Maassen (D)1:29.391164.623 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (13), Ferrari (6), Lola (4), Panoz (3), Audi (2), Chevrolet (2), Riley & Scott (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (13), Ferrari (6), Elan (3), Audi (2), Chevrolet (2), AER (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 996 GT3-RS (11), Ferrari 550 Maranello (4), Audi R8 (2), Panoz LMP 01 (2), Chevrolet Corvette C5-R (2), Riley & Scott Mk III C (2), Ferrari 360 Modena (2), Porsche 996 GT3-R (2), Lola EX257 (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (56), D (10), GB (8), F (5), CDN (4), CH (4), I (4), NL (2), B (2)
Team nationalities:USA (28), GB (5), D (2)
Most used colours:white (25%), red (21%), silver (15%), blue (15%), yellow (12%), black (7%)
Engine positions:rear-engined (36%), mid-engined (33%), front-engined (31%)
Average engine size:4341 cc (with regard to 11% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 4532 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Joe Policastro (62), Jim Downing (61), Chris Gleason (60)
Youngest known drivers:Clint Field (20), Gunnar Jeannette (21), Patrick Long (22)

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