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03/16/06
Ingolstadt/Sebring
Sports

Audi R10 TDI takes pole position on début

ALMS 2006
Allan McNish and Head of Audi Motorsport Dr Wolfgang Ullrich
  • Allan McNish sets new track record at Sebring
  • Marco Werner second fastest in qualifying
  • First ever pole position for a Diesel sportscar

The new Audi R10 TDI has written a piece of motorsport history making its début at Sebring (USA): For the first time ever, a diesel powered car has claimed pole position in a sportscar race. In Thursday’s qualifying session, Scotland’s Allan McNish broke the track record by over two seconds, impressively underlining the performance of the modern Audi TDI technology.

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