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  Archive of Audi R8 Race Reports/News/Photos 2003  
   
 

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  Champion Racing  - 2003 ALMS Petit Le Mans  
     
 

Race Day in Photos - Part Two

At the two-hour mark, JJ Lehto pits for service and hands over to Johnny Herbert
Herbert leads the race by several laps, after the Joest Audi was forced to spend several laps behind the wall to repair accident damage
Dieter Meissler conserves energy...
Four hours gone with the ADT/Champion Audi still handily in the race lead, and JJ Lehto prepares for his second stint...
Herbert out, Lehto in, fuel and service...
...and Lehto returns to the fray
Johnny Herbert answers questions for the TV cameras after his first stint
JJ Lehto
With sunset approaching, Johnny Herbert once again at the wheel for the run into darkness
Johnny Herbert
Sunset at the Petit Le Mans...Johnny Herbert leads...
Johnny Herbert, ADT/Champion Audi R8
The race has been on for over eight hours, and Herbert/Lehto have not surrendered the race lead. Here JJ Lehto sprints out to take the ADT/Champion Audi R8 to the finish...
...Herbert cinches the belts for Lehto
JJ Lehto lights 'em up
Champion Racing owner Dave Maraj...twenty minutes to run...
The team lines the wall in celebration as the Checkered Flag falls...
...no signal necessary...
The long-awaited Petit Le Mans victory for ADT/Champion Racing...and a return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2004...

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