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10/15/05
Ingolstadt/Laguna Seca
Sports

Audi R8 on second row at ALMS finale

ALMS 2005
Audi R8 #2 (Team ADT Champion Racing), Emanuele Pirro
  • Biela/Pirro starting fourth at Laguna Seca
  • Lehto/Werner on row three
  • Audi set to clinch Manufacturers´ title

The two Audi R8 sports cars entered by American Audi customer Team ADT Champion Racing will start the finale of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) at Laguna Seca from the second and third rows of the grid. Fastest Audi driver in Friday’s qualifying session was Frank Biela in fourth position. The German, who has already clinched the ALMS title together with his team-mate Emanuele Pirro, was two tenths of a second faster than Sascha Maassen in the new factory Porsche, who split the two Audi R8 sports cars. Last year’s champions JJ Lehto and Marco Werner will start the race from sixth place on the grid.

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