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12/31/00
Ingolstadt/Adelaide
Sport

Crocodile Audi wins the race of a thousand years

ALMS 2000
The Audi R8 sporting the crocodile design for Adelaide

The “race of a thousand years” really deserves its name: Spectacular action on the difficult street circuit in Adelaide and ultimately a dominant victory for the Audi R8 sporting a crocodile design turned the final of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) in front of about 150.000 spectators into a real highlight of the season. After a turbulent 5:45 hours, Rinaldo Capello and Allan McNish won with a margin of 21 laps. The “sister” Audi R8 of Frank Biela and Emanuele Pirro achieved sixth place in the prototype category after a crash and the following recovery.

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