Audi R10 TDI at Season Finale

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Audi R10 TDI at Season Finale

The end of the approaches for the Audi R10 TDI with two left to go: the DTM finale at Hockenheim week-end and the last American Le Series race staged at Seca in California.

It’s known that Audi won the Team and Drivers’ Championships in the LM P1 for the 8th time in a row. The Audi R10 TDI . know, remains the undisputed in the LM P1 class since its debut in 2006. But it has one more race to go.

If it it will be the 21st consecutive

The Audi Sport North team will nevertheless try to clinch yet another victory on one of the picturesque and challenging circuits in the It would be the 21st consecutive win for the Audi R10 TDI, which unbeaten in the LM P1 class since its in March 2006.

at the penultimate round at Road won in 2006 from their mates Frank Biela and Emanuele Pirro (Italy).

hopes to be able to return to the after his heavy accident in at Road Atlanta. It will be during the race week if the Le Mans winner is fit enough.

starts at Laguna Seca on afternoon. The race starts in at 2:43 PM PDT

time and runs for four

Quotes before the race at Seca

Dr Wolfgang Ullrich of Audi Motorsport): We’ve very unlucky in the American Le Series this year, is why winning at Road Atlanta did us the of good. It would be a fitting end to the 2007 season with win at Laguna Seca. However, we are aware just how difficult it be for us at this track against the lighter LM P2 sportscars.”

Dindo (Audi R10 TDI #1): Laguna has a fantastic layout. It’s my circuit in the American Le Mans The ‘Cork Screw’ is

world but there are also some interesting corners which are more difficult. Now that won the Drivers’ Championship we can approach the in a more relaxed frame of The computer simulations indicate the LM P2 cars will be quicker the LM P1 cars around this as a consequence of their weight We’ll nevertheless be gunning for win for Audi.”

Allan McNish (Audi R10 TDI I’ve always loved at Laguna Seca. The circuit is and undulating. Laguna Seca is a hunting ground for Dindo and I. We won there in 2000 and 2006. Now we’ve tied up the Drivers’ we don’t actually have to lose at Laguna Seca.

We can at maximum …; however, I we’ll have to anyway, the circuit is ideal for the lighter LM P2 There aren’t any long on which we can exploit the power of our Audi R10 TDI. We’ll to take a few risks.”

Emanuele Pirro (Audi R10 TDI Laguna Seca is one of my favorite on the American Le Mans Series At the same time the season is a particularly special event. I that I’ll be fit again my accident at Road Atlanta and can wait to get back in the cockpit particularly after the disappointment of to sit-out Petit Le Mans. It be fantastic to finish the season a good result.”

Marco (Audi R10 TDI #2): Unfortunately the positions have already decided. For us it’s all about a good result. As always be trying to do the best possible job for After Petit Le Mans it also be good to finish a race in front of the lighter

Dave Maraj (Team Audi Sport North I’m certain that it’s to be another very tough for us. The Porsches are going to be very especially since fuel will also play a part in who takes the race At least with all of the LM P1 titles in our favor, we can race aggressively and I know that the drivers and team will give it best shot so as to finish the off in style.”

The schedule at Laguna Seca

18 October

2:40 — Test session (GT1 /

5:10 — 6:10 session (all classes)

— 18:40 Test (LM P1 / LM P2)

Friday, 19 October

9:50 10:50 Free practice

— 3:15 Free

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