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08/24/01
Ingolstadt/Mid-Ohio
Sport

New Audi R8 takes pole position

ALMS 2001
Rinaldo Capello in the Infineon Audi R8 #1

Hardly before the Team Audi Sport North America was so glad setting the best qualifying time for a round of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS): The Infineon Audi R8, which Tom Kristensen qualified on pole position for the race at Mid-Ohio, turned its wheels for the first just 24 hours before. After last Sunday´s crash at Mosport, a new monocoque was transported from Ingolstadt into the USA. Within a single day the Audi mechanics managed to rebuild a new Infineon R8 in a work shop close to the race track at Mid-Ohio.

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