2001 24 Hours of Le Mans
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|2001 24 Hours of Le Mans|
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The 2001 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 69th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 16 and 17 June 2001.
On recommendation of the FIA following the incidents involving the Mercedes-Benz CLRs in 1999, the large hill on the third section of the Mulsanne straight was lowered in order to decrease the likeliness of cars becoming aerodynamically unstable in that area.
- Pole Position - #2 Audi Sport North America - 3:32.427
- Distance - 4381.65 km
- Average Speed - 180.949 km/h
- Highest Trap Speed — Audi R8 - 318 km/h (race), Dome Judd S101 - 335 km/h (qualifying)