TDI – Monumental Technology for Audi at Le Mans 2006 and Beyond

June 26, 2006 Text and Photos by: Chris Ostberg So…Audi takes the checkered flag at the 74th running of the 24 hours of Le Mans race with a diesel powered race car. A diesel?!?! What? Why? How? The answer is simple. After literally dominating the Le Mans prototype class for the last half decade with […] More »

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Final Race for the Audi R8 in the USA

June 22, 2006 Source: Audi Communication Motorsport Final start for the most successful Le Mans Prototype 62 wins in 79 races to date Unique livery for the race at Lime Rock Saturday, 1 July 2006, is an extremely special day for Audi Sport: The Audi R8 competes in its final race at Lime Rock Park […] More »

  Comments | By - June 22, 2006

Le Mans Win Accelerates TDI Development

June 21, 2006 Source: Audi Communication Motorsport 95 sensors gather data in Audi R10 TDI Transfer between motorsport and production technology Audi R10 TDI makes demo laps at Neckarsulm factory Audi celebrated the historical first triumph of a Diesel engine at the 24 Hours of Le Mans by making several demonstration laps at the Neckarsulm […] More »

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Audi Triumphs with TDI Power at Le Mans

June 18, 2006 Source: Audi Communication Motorsport First victory of a diesel engine in 24 Hour race Historic triumph in front of record crowd Both Audi R10 TDI cars with podium finishes AUDI AG has written an important chapter in the history of motor racing with its historic triumph in the Le Mans 24 Hour […] More »

  Comments | By - June 18, 2006

Audi Race Facts #3 (01:00 – 05:00)

June 18, 2006 Source: Audi Communication Motorsport Audi still leading Le Mans after 12 hours of racing #7 Audi loses time after contact with backmarker #8 Audi retains lead after gearbox cluster change Time Audi # Facts 01:00 #8 1st, #7 3rd 01:01 #8 pitstop: refuelling 01:03 #7 pitstop: refuelling, tyres, McNish out, Capello in […] More »

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