AUDI RACING

1988 Audi 200 Quattro Trans Am: Audi enlisted Group 44 to prepare two team cars for competition in the '88 Trans Am series. Hurley Haywood won the drivers championship with 8 wins out of 13 races. This car driven by Hans-Joachim Stuck won at Cleveland. Powered by a 2.1L 5-cylinder turbo producing 550 bhp, these cars were quick and with their all-wheel drive, out handled (manhandled?) the competition.
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2014 Audi R8 LMS Ultra : Winner of the 24 Hours of Spa in 2014 with Marcus Winkelhock, Rene Rast and Laurens Vanthoor sharing the driving duties in the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT entered car, racing in the GT3-Pro division. They set pole position in the 5.2L V10 powered car. Producing 562 bhp, the R8 LMS Ultra is a lighter, stronger, more powerful and more aerodynamic car than its predecessor the R8 LMS. The R8 LMS Ultra was first introduced in 2012 and is sold to Audi privateer customers to use in GT3 series such as the Blancpain GT Series.
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AUDI DOMINANCE AT LE MANS

2000 Audi R8 (LE MANS WINNER): Frank Biela, Tom Kristensen and Emanuele Pirro were teamed by Audi Sport Team Joest for the 2000 Le Mans and brought Audi their first win at Le Mans. Audi would win Le Mans five times with the R8. It was powered by a Audi 3.6L V8 twin-turbo that produces 610 bhp. The R8 was a redevelopment of the Audi R8R (open top LMP) and Audi R8C (closed top LMGTP)
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2001 Audi R8 (Dallara) (LE MANS WINNER): The trio of Frank Biela, Emanuele Pirro and Tom Kristensen drove this winning Audi Sport Team Joest entry at Le Mans in 2001. It was a solid 1-2 finish for Audi as the Joest team captured Le Mans for the second consecutive year. This car (Chassis #503) was used in both the American and European Le Mans series, taking wins in five of the eleven races it was entered into in 2001, with four second place finishes, including Sebring.
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2002 Audi R8 (Dallara) (LE MANS WINNER): Frank Biela, Emanuele Pirro and Tom Kristensen repeated their previous years win at Le Mans in 2002. This made the third consecutive victory at the Le Sarthe Circuit for the Audi Sport Joest Team. Audi swept the first three places at Le Mans that year and continued its dominance in endurance racing on both sides of the Atlantic. It is one of the most successful racing sports cars ever having won the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, and 2005 (five of the seven years it competed). In 2006, the petrol fueled R8 would give way to the diesel powered R10.
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2004 Audi R8 (Dallara) (LE MANS WINNER): With its win streak broken by Bentley (which was mostly an Audi) the year before at Le Mans, Audi was in the Winner's Circle again in 2004. Seiji Ara, Rinaldo Capello and Tom Kristensen drove the Audi Sport Japan entry and lead a 1-2-3 finish again by Audi at Le Mans. This was Kristensen's fifth straight win at Le Mans. In 2005 he would make it six!
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2005 Audi R8 (LE MANS WINNER): ADT Champion Racing fielded two cars for Le Mans in 2005. This Florida based "privateer" team won the three most prestigious sports car races in the world in 2005: the 12 Hours of Sebring, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Petit Le Mans. Tom Kristensen, JJ Lehto and Marco Werner drove this car to victory at Le Mans for the team in 2005.
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2005 Audi R8: The second ADT Champion Team car finished third at Le Mans in 2005 with Frank Biela, Allan McNish and Emanuele Pirro driving. It finished behind its team car which won and the Pescarolo C60 Hybrid which placed second in a tight race. 2005 would mark the end for the R8 and the Champion team scored numerous victories with the car in its final season, including the American Le Mans Series championship.
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2006 Audi R10 TDI (LE MANS WINNER): Frank Biela, Emanuele Pirro and Marco Werner brought victory at Le Mans again to Team Joest and Audi in 2006. They would win again for Audi the following year. The R10 TDI won its maiden race at Sebring in early 2006, before its victory at Le Mans. It was the first diesel powered car to win either of those events.
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2006 Audi Q7: Audi supplied its 4WD SUV as safety and medical cars at Le Mans in 2006.
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2007 Audi R10 TDI (LE MANS WINNER): Powered by its 5.5 litre V12 TDI DPF twin-turbo, mid-engined, longitudinally mounted aluminium diesel engine which produces around 700 hp, the R10 is the first diesel powered car to win Le Mans. First in 2006, 2007 and again in 2008. This is the winning 2007 car driven by Frank Biela, Emanuele Pirro and Marco Werner.
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2008 Audi R10 TDI (LE MANS WINNER): In 2008, Audi won its 5th consecutive Le Mans and the 8th win in 9 years with this entry by Audi Sport. Rinaldo Capello, Allan McNish and Tom Kristensen teamed up for the winning drive. It was Kristensen's eighth win at Le Mans and the Danish driver holds the record for the most wins. The Audi held off the two Peugeot entries for the win and the French team settled for second and third places (for now).
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2009 Audi R10 TDI: Audi lost is domination of Le Mans in 2009, with Peugeot occupying the top two spots. Audi did however have three cars in the top ten, including this car driven by Christijan Albers, Christian Bakkerud and Giorgio Mondini, finishing 9th overall,
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2010 Audi R15 TDI Plus (LE MANS WINNER): Mike Rockenfeller, Timo Bernhard and Romain Dumas won Le Mans in 2010 as Audi Sport took the top three places with the R15 TDI Plus. Like its predecessor the R10, the R15 TDI uses a turbocharged diesel engine, although a V10 vs. a V12 in the R10. The R15's 5.5L turbo diesel puts out 590 bhp. Audi were able to match pace with the Peugeot's at Le Mans and pushed them to their limits. The winning team set a new distance record for the 24 hours at 3,362 miles, a record that had stood since 1971. They also tied the lap record.
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2011 Audi R18 TDI (LE MANS WINNER): Regulation changes required the development of a new car for the 2011 racing season and the R18 was developed. Because of mandated changes in pit stop length, a closed coupe was constructed since there was no longer an advantage to have an open car. The engine regulations also changed and the R18 has a smaller 3.7L turbo-diesel V6, which still produces 537 bhp and gets better fuel economy than the R15. Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoit Treluyer drove the Audi Sport/Team Joest car to victory, Audi's 11th in 13 years.,
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2012 Audi R18 e-tron quattro (LE MANS WINNER): The same team and the same drivers in 2011 were triumphant again at Le Mans in 2012. Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoit Treluyer driving for Audi Sport/Team Joest, gave Audi its 3rd consecutive victory at Le Mans. The R18 e-tron quattro is the hybrid version of the R18. It delivers power to the front wheels via an electric motor, giving the car four (quattro) wheel drive at speeds above 75 mph. This allows the car to have a smaller fuel cell and thereby save additional weight. This was the first Le Mans victory for a hybrid and Audi captured the top three places.
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2013 Audi R18 e-tron quattro (LE MANS WINNER): Audi won its fourth consecutive Le Mans and Audi Sport Team Joest its third at the 2013 Le Mans, which was the 90th anniversary of the first race. Driven by nine time winner, Tom Kristensen, three time winner Allan McNish and Loic Duval, Audi dominated the race with its three team cars, placing two cars on the podium with a first and third place finish to the Toyota TS030 Hybrid. Audi's TDI 3.7L Turbo V6 hybrid diesel proved once again its strength and power, with McNish setting pole in this car and Andre Lotterer in the #1 Audi.
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2014 Audi R18 e-tron quattro (LE MANS WINNER): Audi Sport Team Joest captured their 4th consecutive Le Mans win in 2014, which was the 5th connsecutive win for Audi and the 13th win in 15 year as Audi has continued its dominance of Le Mans. The wining drivers this year were Marcel Fässler, Andre Lotterer and Benoit Tréluyer, with Lotterer setting the fastest lap of the race at 150.5 mph. Audi finished Le Mans 1-2 in 2014, the second Joest team car holding off Toyota from a repeat of second place. Will Audi continue its dominance in 2015, or will Toyota, NIssan or Porsche steal the crown?
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JAGUAR RACING CARS:
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JAGUAR CONCEPT CARS

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FERRARI FORMULA ONE

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THE TRIPLE CROWN OF ENDURANCE RACES:
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GREAT AUTOMOTIVE MAKES:
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ASTON MARTIN
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ECURIE ECOSSE
GULF OIL RACING
MARTINI RACING TEAM
GROUP 44, Inc.
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BRUMOS RACING TEAM

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IMSA SERIES 1971 - 1998
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