The campaign of Audi in Le Mans took a hit when two of its cars in participation crashes. Benoit Treluyer of Audi No. 2 has just completed 133 laps, and a lap ahead of three Peugots. The defending champion, Mike Rockenfeller was in second when the car tried to pass the slower Ferrari. The Audi No. 1 then hit the Ferrari and slid off the track and smashes into the guardrail that force the safety onto the track for the second time. The driver managed to get out of the car before it caught fire. He was then brough to the hospital. The first time Audi lost a car in the race is when Allan McNish collided with Ferrari while running second 50 minutes into the race. Audi got a double blow to its chances of winning the event.