JUNE 14, 2002
Audi dominant in Le Mans qualifying
THE Audi Sport team has qualified 1-2-3 for the Le Mans 24 Hours. The three factory cars ended up with the three fastest times in qualifying with the Audi North American entry of Rinaldo Capello, Johnny Herbert and Christian Pescatori, quicker than the two Joest entries of Frank Biela F/Tom Kristensen/Emmanuele Pirro and Michael Krumm/Philip Peter/Marco Werner.
The nearest challengers was the Playstation Team ORECA Dallara-Judd of Stephane Sarrazin, Franck Montagny and Nicholas Minassian, which was more than 10 seconds a lap slower that the slowest of the Audis.
Fifth fastest was the Racing for Holland Dome-Judd ahead of the fastest MG, the second ORECA Dallara with the top 10 rounded off with the two Cadillacs split by the Panoz of David Brabham, Jan Magnussen and Bryan Herta.
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