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2011 24 Hours of Le Mans: Hour Two Update

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Timo Bernhard leads the Le Mans 24 Hours at the 2 hour mark as the field remains under safety car conditions.

The field have spent almost an hour under safety car conditions due to on going repairs to the barriers at the Dunlop Curves after the huge accident of Allan McNish in his Audi.

Bernhard is followed by fellow Audi R18 driver Benoit Treleuyer with Alex Wurz in his Peugeot 908 trailing in third.

During the safety car period the LMP2 #48 Team Oreca Matmut car of Alex Premat decided to pit along with a number of other cars. In the lead of this class was the #42 Starkka Racing Honda of Johnny Kane with the #41 Zytek Nissan of Kimber-Smith and #40 Oreca 03-Judd BMW of Meichery following him.

In GTE-Pro class it's a Corvette Racing 1-2 with #74 of Gavin and the #73 of Beretta ahead of the Team Felbermayr-Proton of Tandy.

GTE-Am class is led by #61 AF Corse of Cioci who is followed by the #81 Flying Lizard of Law and the Larbre Competition #50 of Gardel.

The safety car pulled in at 16:59 local time (15:59 GMT) meaning hour three started at racing speeds.

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2011 24 Hours of Le Mans standings after 2 hour:

No.1 Audi Sport Team Joest – Bernhard/Dumas/Rockenfeller
No.2 Audi Sport Team Joest – Fassler/Lotterer/Treloyer
No.7 Peugeot Sport Total – Davidson/Gene/Wurz

No.42 – Strakka Racing – Leventis/Kane/Watts
No.41 – Greaves Motorsport – Ojjeg/Kimber-Smith/Lombard
No.40 – Race Performance – Frey/Meichtry/Rostan

No.74 – Corvette Racing – Gavin/Magnussen/Westbrook
No.73 – Corvette Racing – Beretta/Milner/Garcia
No.88 – Team Felbermayr-Proton – Tandy/Al Faisal/Miller

No.61 – AF Corse SRL – Perazzini/Cioci/Breslin
No.81 – Flying Lizard Motorsports – Neiman/Law/Pumpelly
No.50 –  Larbre Competition – Bournhauser/Canal/Gardel

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