Beginning of a new era for Audi
- Inaugural event of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC)
- Two Audi R15 TDI cars to contest the 1000-km race at Silverstone
- Tom Kristensen and Allan McNish to spearhead the squad
The 1000-kilometer race at Silverstone (Great Britain) on September 12 marks the beginning of a new era for Audi and the sports car scene: for the first time since 1992, there will be a worldwide racing series for Le Mans prototypes again. Audi Sport Team Joest will contest the series with two R15 TDI cars.