The 24 Hours of Le Mans has come to a dramatic conclusion as the Audi R18 e-tron quattro managed to pull ahead of the Toyota TS030 Hybrid and claim a second conservative in the LMP1 class.

The 24 Hours of Le Mans has come to a dramatic conclusion as the Audi R18 e-tron quattro managed to pull ahead of the Toyota TS030 Hybrid and claim a second conservative in the LMP1 class.

At the end, the #2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro - driven by Loïc Duval, Tom Kristensen and Allan McNish - finished one lap ahead of the #8 Toyota TS030 Hybrid which driven by Anthony Davidson, Sébastien Buemi and Stéphane Sarrazin.

In a statement Audi Chairman Rupert Stadler said, “We owe the twelfth victory of our brand at Le Mans to the consistent, innovative spirit of our engineers, the unconditional commitment of the entire team and the skills and strong nerves of our drivers." He added, "This marks another great success for Audi in which our hybrid system again prevailed and new technologies, which our customers will also benefit from in the future, were tested.”

The LMP2 class was dominated by OAK Racing which claimed a 1-2 victory in Morgan-Nissan race cars.

Rounding out the other classes, the #92 Porsche 911 RSR won the GTE Pro class while the #76 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR claimed victory in the GTE AM class.

Audi R18 e-tron quattro victorious at Le Mans