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    Accident of Loïc Duval overshadows first qualifying day Audi R18 e-tron quattro #1 will be prepared again from scratch overnight First qualifying stopped early following accidents Ingolstadt/Le Mans – Numerous incidents and red flags marked the first qualifying day for the Le Mans 24 Hours. After a shortened first qualifying session, Audi Sport Team Joest [...]

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    Audi has been competing at Le Mans since 1999 in order to achieve sporting success with technological innovations. Never before has an LMP1 race car sporting the four rings been as light, fuel-saving and efficient as the current Audi R18 e-tron quattro. As required by the regulations, its fuel consumption per 100 kilometers has to be up to 30 percent lower than that of the previous models. Despite these tough requirements, Audi is endeavoring to battle for its 13th victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours on June 14 and 15

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    Albuquerque/Bonanomi fastest Audi drivers All three hybrid sports cars thoroughly prepared Audi Sport Team Joest gathers valuable data for race week Ingolstadt/Le Mans – Audi intensively used the only testing opportunity for the Le Mans 24 Hours at the ‘Circuit des 24 Heures.’ The three R18 e-tron quattro cars on a total of 284 laps [...]

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    Only opportunity to drive on the track before the race Set-up of hybrid sports car even more complex this year Eight Audi drivers to start in three race cars   Ingolstadt – June 1 is the day of the ‘dress rehearsal’ for the new generation of the Audi R18 e-tron quattro. The official test day [...]

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    The Audi R18 e-tron quattro uses less fuel than any of its predecessors. In addition to the powertrain, aerodynamics makes a significant contribution to achieving excellent lap times with low fuel consumption. At round two of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Spa (Belgium), the second body version of the new Audi R18 e-tron quattro made its debut. It has less aerodynamic drag for the Le Mans high-speed circuit