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    May 10, 2002 Auburn Hills, Mich. — The Audi drivers will face a difficult task for the second round of the American Le Mans Series, the team has made the decision to run a 2000 spec R8 at Sears Point. Audi “works” drivers Frank Biela, Rinaldo Capello, Tom Kristensen and defending champion Emanuele Pirro will [...]

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    May 5, 2002 Le Mans, France — Audi enjoyed a successful dress rehearsal for the Le Mans 24-hour race on coming up in June. During the pre-practice on Sunday, the three Infineon Audi R8 sports cars from Audi Sport Team Joest and Audi Sport North America once again ran like clockwork. During the eight available [...]

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    May 3, 2002 Auburn Hills, Mich. — On Sunday, May 5, the Le Mans pre-practice serves as a Le Mans dress rehearsal for Audi Sport Team Joest. To date, only a few car manufacturers have managed to win the legendary Le Mans 24 Hour race three times in succession. After netting victories in 2000 and [...]

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    May 2, 2002 April sales of 7,134, representing a 5.1 percent increase over April 2001 sales of 6,785. As a result of the strong sales month, Audi’s year-to-date sales are 27,186 up 3.5 percent over 2001 when sales were 26,264. The award winning, all-new A4 led the month with sales of 3,699 up 19.9 percent [...]

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    April 21, 2002 At the opening round of the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) in Hockenheim, in front of 56,000 spectators, the Team Abt Sportsline impressively proved that the Abt-Audi TT-Rs are able to race for the title in the 2002 season. Laurent Aiello and Mattias Ekström provided the team from the Allgäu with a dominant [...]