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Audi moved in to both first and second place during the 16th hour of the Le Mans 24 Hours but hit trouble with its lead car.

With Benoit Treluyer having taken advantage of misfortune for the #7 Toyota to inherit the lead, Treluyer was left with a comfortable cushion in the #2 Audi. Michael Fassler took over the car and continued to extend the lead, while Mark Webber was limited to third place as he couldn't make progress against Marc Gene in front of him.

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Gene opened up a 35s lead over Webber, with Anthony Davison in fourth, 11 laps adrift and not a threat to the podium positions at this stage. However, right at the end of the hour Audi rolled the lead #2 car in to the garage and set to work to try and fix a turbo issue, which dropped it closer to the 2nd Audi.

Having once rolled the #2 car back out in to the pit lane following a turbo change, Audi had to then wheel it in to the garage again as the car wouldn't start, with a three lap lead being wiped out quickly.

The lead LMP2 car remains the #35 Oak Racing Ligier with Alex Brundle at the wheel and putting a lap between himself and the rest of the class.

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Live text commentary recap of Hour 16: Key moments in bold

05:59 (UK Time)
But it won't start and the car is wheeled back into the garage... the #2 Audi has a potentially serious issue here

05:59
Out comes the #2 Audi once again

05:58
Fassler waits patiently in the car as mechanics work over the car. With time in hand, it is possible Audi are being extra cautious

05:57
The #2 Audi has three laps in hand, which is about 9mins...

05:57
Mechanics pore over the car, the nose is off and it seems the race leading #2 Audi has a problem

05:56
The #2 Audi is being wheeled back into the garage!

05:55
The race leading #2 Audi has pulled into the pit lane... Marcel Fassler can afford to take things pretty easy

05:54
The #14 Porsche is in the pits, no dramas for the car despite its earlier off in the hands of Marc Lieb

05:51
Gene takes over the #1 Audi and continues to lead Webber who has also just been in the pits

05:47
The fight for third in LMP2 is turning in to a good one too. Badey in the Thiriet Ligier 8.7s off the second-placed Panciatici's Signatech Alpine

05:44
Is the GTE PRO class going to ignite again? Vilander in the #51 Ferrari leads the #97 Aston Martin of Mucke by 25s.

05:40
Brundle pits from the lead of the LMP2 class, he was a lap clear according to the timing screen

05:35
Correction, It's not Shulzitskhoy who is in the OAK car as Brundle continues to circulate and retains a comfortable lead

05:29
Brundle pits the #35 Oak Racing Ferrari from the lead of the LMP2 class, with Mark Shulzhitskoy taking over

05:26
Webber yet to drop under 3m30s in this stint so far and it's ensuring di Grassi edges away from him, with the gap now 34 seconds

05:23
Davidson is the fastest man on track at the moment and two seconds faster than the rest, albeit unable to make hay as he's 11 laps off the lead.

05:20
Di Grassi quickly pulling away from Webber and it's Audi one-two now. The only remaining Toyota is in fourth place overall with Anthony Davidson at the wheel

05:18
Michelin tyres really struggling on this track as the #90 8 Star Motorsports Ferrari pulls in to the pits with a left rear puncture - we've seen a lot of those so far

05:14
Treluyer brings in the #2 Audi from the lead and hands it over to Fassler. Second now is di Grassi after Webber took over the #20 Porsche with the gap between those two standing at 22s

05:12
After Lieb's off in the #14 Porsche he has handed over to Dumas. They're 13 laps off the lead

05:03
Webber takes over the #20 Porsche from Brendon Hartley

05:01
Leib has gone off in the #14 Porsche, outbraking himself in to Indianapolis