Audi R8 n.5 Winner 24 Hours of Le Mans 2004

AUDI R8 n.5

HISTORY

The Audi R8 n.5 is a prototype brought to the 24 hours of Le Mans 2004 by the Goh team. The Audi decided not to participate with an official team, but to give its sports cars to private teams, just one of these was the Japanese team.

Ara, Kristensen and Capello won 24 hours of Le Mans 2004 with the Audi R8 n.5. Thanks to their reliability the R8 obtained a hat-trick, in second place with 41 seconds of detachment came the Audi of the team, Sport UK Team Veloqx with Herbert, Davies and Smith, while in third place at 11 laps of the ADT Champion Racing Lehto, Werner and Pirro, the latter also won the 2004 American Le Mans Series Championship.

CHASSIS

Audi R8 2004
Carbon fiber and aluminum honeycomb monocoque
Length: 4650 mm
Width: 2000 mm
Height: 1080 mm
Brakes: Carbon Fibre Discs
Tyres: Michelin

ENGINE

Audi 3600 cc 90° V8 twin turbo, mid engine, longitudinally mounted
Power: 430 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive,.
Transmission: Ricardo six speed sequential manual Multiple disc limited slip differential
Differential: Rear differential lock
Tank Capacity: 80 lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner 24 hours of Le Mans 2004 with drivers Seiji Ara, Rinaldo Capello, Tom Kristensen

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