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02/21/03
Ingolstadt
Sport

JJ Lehto impressed by Audi R8

ALMS 2003
JJ Lehto

Former Formula One driver JJ Lehto was impressed by his first-ever run in an Audi R8. The Finn, who will be competing for Team ADT Champion Racing in the 2003 American Le Mans Series (ALMS) and the Le Mans 24 Hour race, had is first taste of the triple Le Mans winning R8 at the Moroso track in Florida. “It’s got just so much grip – you can take an amazing amount of speed into a corner,” explained Lehto. “It´s not just an aerodynamic thing – the mechanical grip is awesome. The Audi R8 is an unbelievably good car.”

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