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04/16/15
Ingolstadt
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Flashback: Le Mans 2005 and an Audi victory that seemed impossible

WEC 2015 Various
Audi R8 #3 (ADT Champion Racing), JJ Lehto
  • • Audi’s Le Mans wins in the rearview mirror: victory no. 5

In 37 years, not a single American team had won at Le Mans until, in 2005, the Audi customer team ADT Champion Racing, in spite of being in a near-hopeless position, ended this barren spell with the Audi R8 – because team spirit and consistency are sometimes more important than lap times alone.

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