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07/16/06
Ingolstadt/Salt Lake City
Sports
Audi R10 TDI claims victory in US comeback

ALMS 2006
Emanuele Pirro winning just ahead of Lucas Luhr
  • Frank Biela and Emanuele Pirro score first 2006 ALMS win
  • Third success of the Audi diesel sportscar
  • Tight finish on new racetrack at Salt Lake City

Only four weeks after its historical victory as the first diesel sportscar at the Le Mans 24 Hours, the Audi R10 TDI celebrated another success: In the comeback in the American Le Mans Series on the new race track at Salt Lake City (US state Utah), Emanuele Pirro (Italy) and Frank Biela (Germany) triumphed in an exciting finish with a gap of only 0.318 seconds ahead of the Porsche drivers Lucas Luhr and Sascha Maassen.

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