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The beginning of a new era at Audi

WEC 2012
  • Audi R18 e-tron quattro to contest its first race
  • Six more weeks to go before the start of the 2012 Le Mans 24 Hours
  • Technologies from the Le Mans sports car are relevant for production vehicles as well

The race debut of the Audi R18 e-tron quattro at Spa-Francorchamps this weekend signifies the beginning of a new era at Audi. For the first time ever, a Le Mans sports car with diesel hybrid drive and two driven axles will compete in a race. For Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich, this is arguably the most challenging project in the more than 30-year history of Audi Sport.

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