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10/01/06
Ingolstadt/Road Atlanta
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Audi R10 TDI also wins “Petit Le Mans”

ALMS 2006
Audi R10 TDI #2 (Audi Sport North America), Dindo Capello
  • First victory for a diesel engine in US classic
  • Audi R10 TDI remains unbeaten
  • Audi clinch American Le Mans Manufacturers’ title

For the first time, a diesel-powered sportscar has won the American Endurance classic “Petit Le Mans”. With victory at Road Atlanta (US state of Georgia), Audi prematurely clinched the Manufacturers’ Championship in the LM P1 “top class” of the American Le Mans Series having already won the Drivers’ and Teams’ titles. The new Audi R10 TDI remains unbeaten in the seventh race of its début season, having now won the third most important Endurance race of the year after the 12 Hours of Sebring in March and the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June.

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