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03/19/09
Ingolstadt/Sebring
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Audi R15 TDI on the front row on its debut

12h Sebring 2009
Audi R15 TDI #2 (Audi Sport Team Joest), Tom Kristensen
  • Audi misses pole position at Sebring by just 0.082 seconds
  • Audi R15 TDI fastest diesel-powered sports car
  • Grid positions two and four for Audi Sport Team Joest

Good debut for the Audi R15 TDI: The all-new diesel-powered sports car from AUDI AG will start its first ever race from the front row of the grid. Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen (Denmark) missed the pole position for the 12-hour race at Sebring (US state of Florida) by just 0.082 seconds. Almost as fast was youngster Mike Rockenfeller (Germany) who qualified fourth with the second R15 TDI.

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