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Award for TFSI engine of the Audi R8
- Ulrich Baretzky is “Race Engine Designer of the Year”
- Audi R8 winning streak convinced panel of experts
- V8 power unit without single technical failure in 77 races
The Audi R8 is the most successful Le Mans prototype ever and is still the world’s only race car to combine direct fuel injection and turbo charging. For its TFSI technology, which initially established itself on the race track and, meanwhile, inspires high-volume production, Audi was honoured yet again: An international panel of experts presented Ulrich Baretzky, Head of Engine Technology at Audi Sport, with the “Race Engine Designer of the Year Award”.