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07/07/06
Ingolstadt
Sports

Audi R10 TDI versus jet-fighter

ALMS 2006
The Audi R10 TDI and the Harrier GR7 jump jet
  • Le Mans winning car versus Harrier “Jump Jet”
  • Diesel sportscar came close to beating jet-fighter
  • 5,000 spectators watch one-kilometre race

Audi demonstrated once again the performance of modern diesel engines in an unique duel that took place prior the “Festival of Speed” meeting at Goodwood (England): In a one-kilometre acceleration race at RAF Wittering, the Le Mans winning Audi R10 TDI driven by Allan McNish was just narrowly beaten by a 15,000-bhp combat aircraft from the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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