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2001 - Doppelsieg in Le Mans

2001 - One-two at Le Mans

Joest Racing wins again with the Audi at Le Mans. This time the team starts with two works R8 prototypes, which cross the finish line in first and second positions after a fighting through torrential rain. Joest Racing successfully defends all three titles in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS). The 2001 season is overshadowed by the tragic accident involving Michele Alboreto, who lost his life in a testing accident at the Lausitzring.

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