2001 Petit Le Mans

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The 2001 Audi presents Petit Le Mans was the fourth running of this event. It was the tenth and final round of the 2001 American Le Mans Series season as well as the seventh and final round of the 2001 European Le Mans Series season. It took place at Road Atlanta, Georgia, on October 6, 2001.

Official results[edit]

Class winners in bold.

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 LMP900 2 Germany Audi Sport North America Germany Frank Biela
Italy Emanuele Pirro
Audi R8 M 394
Audi 3.6L Turbo V8
2 LMP900 18 United Kingdom Johansson Motorsport
United Kingdom Arena Motorsport
Sweden Stefan Johansson
France Patrick Lemarié
Audi R8 M 391
Audi 3.6L Turbo V8
3 LMP900 38 United States Champion Racing United Kingdom Andy Wallace
United Kingdom Johnny Herbert
Audi R8 M 388
Audi 3.6L Turbo V8
4 LMP900 8 United States Team Cadillac South Africa Wayne Taylor
Italy Max Angelelli
France Christophe Tinseau
Cadillac Northstar LMP01 M 382
Cadillac Northstart 4.0L Turbo V8
5 LMP900 7 United States Team Cadillac France Emmanuel Collard
Belgium Marc Goossens
Cadillac Northstar LMP01 M 364
Cadillac Northstar 4.0L Turbo V8
6 GTS 4 United States Corvette Racing United States Andy Pilgrim
United States Kelly Collins
France Franck Fréon
Chevrolet Corvette C5-R G 362
Chevrolet 7.0L V8
7 LMP675 57 United States Dick Barbour Racing Canada John Graham
Canada Scott Maxwell
Venezuela Milka Duno
Reynard 01Q G 361
Judd GV675 3.4L V8
8 GT 6 United States Prototype Technology Group Germany Hans-Joachim Stuck
United States Boris Said
United States Bill Auberlen
BMW M3 GTR Y 360
BMW 4.0L V8
9 GT 43 Germany BMW Motorsport
Germany Schnitzer Motorsport
Germany Dirk Müller
Germany Jörg Müller
BMW M3 GTR M 359
BMW 3.2L I6
10 LMP900 50 United States Panoz Motor Sports Denmark Jan Magnussen
Australia David Brabham
Panoz LMP-1 Roadster-S M 358
Élan 6L8 6.0L V8
11 GT 23 United States Alex Job Racing Germany Lucas Luhr
Germany Sascha Maassen
Porsche 911 GT3-RS M 355
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
12 GT 42 Germany BMW Motorsport
Germany Schnitzer Motorsport
Austria Karl Wendlinger
Finland JJ Lehto
Sweden Fredrik Ekblom
BMW M3 GTR M 355
BMW 4.0L V8
13 GTS 26 Germany Konrad Team Saleen United States Terry Borcheller
United States Charles Slater
Austria Franz Konrad
Saleen S7-R G 355
Ford 7.0L V8
14 GT 22 United States Alex Job Racing United States Randy Pobst
Germany Christian Menzel
Porsche 911 GT3-RS M 353
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
15 GTS 45 United States American Viperacing Netherlands Mike Hezemans
Belgium Anthony Kumpen
Dodge Viper GTS-R D 349
Dodge 8.0L V10
16 GT 30 United States Petersen Motorsports United Kingdom Johnny Mowlem
France Jean-Christophe Boullion
United States Mike Fitzgerald
Porsche 911 GT3-R M 344
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
17 LMP675 21 United States Archangel Motorsports United States Andrew Davis
United States Jason Workman
United Kingdom Ben Devlin
Lola B2K/40 A 341
Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6
18 GT 52 Germany Seikel Motorsport Canada Tony Burgess
United States Hugh Plumb
Italy Stefano Buttiero
Porsche 911 GT3-RS Y 341
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
19 GT 69 Canada Kyser Racing Canada Kye Wankum
United States Joe Foster
United States Doc Bundy
Porsche 911 GT3-R D 329
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
20 GT 29 United Kingdom Sebah Automotive United Kingdom Bart Hayden
United Kingdom Hugh Hayden
United States Stephen Earle
Porsche 911 GT3-RS D 325
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
21 GT 32 United States Orbit United States Scooter Gabel
United States Gary Schultheis
United States Doc Lowman
Porsche 911 GT3-RS D 324
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
22 GTS 05 United States Park Place Racing
United States Fordahl Motorsports
United States Chris Bingham
United States Ron Johnson
United Kingdom Oliver Gavin
Saleen S7-R Y 312
Ford 7.0L V8
23 GT 75 United States Gunnar Racing United States Gunnar Jeanette
United States Joe Policastro, Sr.
United States Joe Policastro, Jr.
Porsche 911 GT3-RS D 253
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
24
DNF
GT 12 United States Aspen Knolls MCR United States Shane Lewis
United States Cort Wagner
United States Bob Mazzuoccola
Callaway C12-R G 221
Chevrolet 7.0L V8
25 GTS 44 United States American Viperacing United States Tom Weickardt
United States Kevin Allen
United States Rick Fairbanks
Dodge Viper GTS-R D 220
Dodge 8.0L V10
26 LMP675 5 United States Dick Barbour Racing Belgium Bruno Lambert
Belgium Didier de Radigues
South Africa Earl Goddard
Reynard 01Q G 213
Judd GV675 3.4L V8
27
DNF
LMP675 11 United States Roock-KnightHawk Racing United States Steven Knight
United States Mel Hawkins
Germany Claudia Hürtgen
Lola B2K/40 A 209
Nissan (AER) VQL 3.4L V6
28
DNF
GT 34 United States Orbit United States Leo Hindery
United States Tony Kester
United States Peter Baron
Porsche 911 GT3-RS D 183
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
29
DNF
GTS 25 Germany Konrad Motorsport Switzerland Walter Brun
Switzerland Toni Seiler
Saleen S7-R D 152
Ford 7.0L V8
30
DNF
GT 15 United States Dick Barbour Racing United States Grady Willingham
United States Taz Harvey
United Kingdom Sam Hancock
Porsche 911 GT3-R D 137
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
31
DNF
GT 10 United States Prototype Technology Group United States David Murry
United States Brian Cunningham
Sweden Niclas Jonsson
BMW M3 GTR Y 136
BMW 4.0L V8
32
DNF
LMP675 31 United States Team Bucknum Racing United States Chris McMurry
United States Bryan Willman
United States Bret Arsenault
Pilbeam MP84 A 108
Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6
33
DNF
GTS 88 United Kingdom Prodrive Allstars Netherlands Peter Kox
Sweden Rickard Rydell
Belgium Marc Duez
Ferrari 550-GTS Maranello M 103
Ferrari 5.9L V12
34
DNF
LMP900 16 United States Dyson Racing United States Butch Leitzinger
United States Elliott Forbes-Robinson
United Kingdom James Weaver
Riley & Scott Mk III C G 94
Lincoln (Élan) 6.0L V8
35
DNF
LMP675 39 France Racing Organisation Course Spain Jordi Gené
France Yannick Schroeder
Switzerland Jean-Denis Délétraz
Reynard 2KQ-LM M 60
Volkswagen 2.0L Turbo I4
36
DNF
GTS 19 United Kingdom Brookspeed Germany Dino Steiner
United States Joe Ellis
United States John Cooper
Chrysler Viper GTS-R D 35
Chrysler 8.0L V10
37
DNF
LMP900 1 Germany Audi Sport North America Italy Rinaldo Capello
Denmark Tom Kristensen
Audi R8 M 26
Audi 3.6L Turbo V8
38
DNF
LMP900 51 United States Panoz Motor Sports Germany Klaus Graf
France Franck Lagorce
Panoz LMP-1 Roadster-S M 78
Élan 6L8 6.0L V8
DSQ GT 33 United States MSB Motorsport United Kingdom Marino Franchitti
United Kingdom Kelvin Burt
Germany Ralf Kelleners
Ferrari 360 Modena GT G 26
Ferrari 3.6L V8
DSQ GTS 3 United States Corvette Racing Canada Ron Fellows
United States Johnny O'Connell
United States Scott Pruett
Chevrolet Corvette C5-R G 2
Chevrolet 7.0L V8
DSQ LMP900 37 United States Intersport Racing United States John Field
United States Rick Sutherland
United States Mark Neuhaus
Lola B2K/10B G 0
Judd GV4 4.0L V10
DNS GT 9 United States Prototype Technology Group United States Bill Auberlen
United States Boris Said
BMW M3 Y -
BMW 3.2L I6
DNS GT 47 United States Broadfoot Racing United States John Warner
United States Doc Lowman
Porsche 911 GT3-R D -
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6

† - #33 MSB Motorsport, #3 Corvette Racing, and #37 Intersport Racing were all disqualified during the race for receiving outside assistance while still on the track.

Statistics[edit]

  • Pole Position - #1 Audi Sport North America - 1:10.917
  • Fastest Lap - #2 Audi Sport North America - 1:11.907
  • Distance - 1610.567 km
  • Average Speed - 173.816 km/h

External links[edit]

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