The No. 9 Audi of Andre Lotterer has been taken out of contention at Petit Le Mans.
Approaching one-third distance at Road Atlanta, Lotterer ran over a curb while lapping a gaggle of GT cars, causing significant damage to the R15 Plus. Lotterer was able to keep the car running, and limped the damaged machine back to the pits, where it was taken straight behind the wall.
With debris strewn over the track a full-course yellow was thrown, which was perfect for the Peugeot of Stephane Sazzarin. The Frenchman was leading the race, but was out of sequence on pit stops.
Peugeot's Anthony Davidson has taken over in the lead, with Dindo Capello second for Audi. In the hands of Allan McNish, the No. 7 R15 had dominated the previous hour, but a slow stop cost it the lead. Sarrazin is now third, but on the same pit sequence.
Oliver Gavin leads GT2 for Corvette, ahead of the Extreme Speed Motorsports Ferrari 430 of Johannes van Overbeek.