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Audi R10 shows potential for first time

ALMS 2006
Dindo Capello in the Audi R10 at the Sebring Winter Test
  • Last year’s Sebring pole time beaten
  • First outing in hot conditions for V12 TDI engine
  • Interview with Ulrich Baretzky, Head of Engine Technology

The new Audi R10 grabbed the headlines once again on second day of the American Le Mans Series’ (ALMS) “Winter Test” in Sebring. Audi driver Dindo Capello gave the first glimpse of the new diesel sportscar’s potential: With his fastest lap of 1m 48.816s, the Audi driver dipped under last year’s pole position time by almost one second. Ulrich Baretzky, Head of Engine Technology at Audi Sport, talks about the 650 hp V12 TDI engine’s course of development and the Audi R10 test at Sebring.

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