Audi Motorsport newsletter 2007-10-21

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 26/2007 Ingolstadt, 21 October 2007 Audi R10 TDI wins ALMS finale ALMS: In the finale of the American Le Mans Series at Laguna Seca (US state of California), Team Audi Sport North America has once again ...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 26/2007
Ingolstadt, 21 October 2007

Audi R10 TDI wins ALMS finale

ALMS: In the finale of the American Le Mans Series at Laguna Seca (US state of California), Team Audi Sport North America has once again given impressive proof of the performance of Audi TDI Power. With the Diesel technology which is set to enter the US market for road cars in 2008, Dindo Capello (Italy) and Allan McNish (Scotland) were able to beat the best Porsche in a photo finish. Mike Rockenfeller (Germany) and Marco Werner (Germany) completed Audi's triumph in the final race of the season with a third place finish.

Sixth consecutive victory for the Audi RS 4

Superstars: Gianni Morbidelli scored a sixth consecutive victory for the Audi RS 4 in the final round of the Italian Superstars Touring Car Series at Monza. The former Formula 1 driver started from pole position and had to hold off the Jaguar of Alessandro Balzan only on the opening laps before pulling away from the field. Team-mate Giorgio Sanna finished fourth clinching the third place in the Championship. Morbidelli had already prematurely secured the title.

No luck in Belgian season finale

BTCS: Jean-Francois Hemroulle and Tim Verbergt captured the pole position for the finale of the Belgian Touring Car Series (BTCS) at Zolder, but the Beglians retired from both races with their Audi A4 Silhouette. Race one ended due to a gearbox problem, the second heat with a damaged suspension following a contact with a backmarker. Hemroulle/Verbergt finished the Championship in fifth position.

-credit: audi.de

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Series ALMS
Drivers Allan McNish , Mike Rockenfeller , Gianni Morbidelli , Alessandro Balzan , Jean-François Hemroulle , Dindo Capello , Tim Verberg , Giorgio Sanna