Audi R10 TDI n.1 Winner 24 Hours of Le Mans 2007

AUDI R10 TDI n.1

AUDI R10 TDI n.1

HISTORY

The Audi R10 TDI n.1 is the prototype with the guide Emanuele Pirro, Frank Biella and Marco Werner who participated in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2007. The Audi after the 2006 successes, must deal with the changes made by the ACO and with the new Peugeot opponents, who with their new prototype diesel powered coupe, Peugeot 908, aim to win the race endurance of french

At the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2007 they won Pirro, Biella and Werner with the Audi R10 TDI n.1, which after the crashes to their twin cars, fought to the last with the french Peugeot arrived at the finish line. At the beginning of the season the trio won the 12 hours of Sebring, in front of the Acura ARX of Herta, Franchitti and Kanaan.

CHASSIS

Audi R10 TDI
Carbon fibre monocoque with fully stressed engine
Length: 4650 mm
Width: 2000 mm
Height: 1030 mm
Brakes: Ventilated carbon fibre discs
Tyres: Michelin

ENGINE

Audi 5499 cc V12 a 90° Turbo Diesel
Power: 480 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive.
Transmission: Xtrac five speed Sequential
Differential: Rear differential lock
Tank Capacity: 81 lt
Fuel Type: Diesel

RESULT

Winner 24 hours of Le Mans 2007 with drivers Frank Biella, Emanuele Pirro, Marco Werner

Audi R10 TDI n.8 Winner 24 Hours of Le Mans 2006

AUDI R10 TDI n.8

AUDI R10 TDI n.8

HISTORY

The Audi R10 TDI n.8 is the first diesel-powered prototype to have won the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Audi after the four successes in five years of the previous R8, decides to embark on the adventure of endurance with this new engine by anticipating a year the future Peugeot opponents, who had announced to return to the endurance races, also with a diesel engine, but only in 2007.

At the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2006 they won Pirro, Biella and Werner with the Audi R10 TDI n.8, which during the race was the most constant and reliable, in second place the Pescarolo arrived while in the third the twin car driven by Kristensen, Capello, McNish. In the ALMS championship, with only Pirro and Biella driving, he also won the Grand Prix of Utah and La Road America 500.

CHASSIS

Audi R10 TDI
Carbon fibre monocoque with fully stressed engine
Length: 4650 mm
Width: 2000 mm
Height: 1030 mm
Brakes: Ventilated carbon fibre discs
Tyres: Michelin

ENGINE

Audi 5499 cc V12 a 90° Turbo Diesel
Power: 485 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive.
Transmission: Xtrac five speed Sequential
Differential: Rear differential lock
Tank Capacity: 90 lt
Fuel Type: Diesel

RESULT

Winner 24 hours of Le Mans 2006 with drivers Frank Biella, Emanuele Pirro, Marco Werner

Audi R8 n.3 winner 24 hours of Le Mans 2005

AUDI R8 n.3

AUDI R8 n.3

HISTORY

The Audi R8 n.3 is the latest prototype of the Ingolstadt motorized petrol manufacturer to have won the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Audi after the successes of the previous R8, for the second year decides not to participate with an official team, but to give its sports cars to private teams.

At the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2005 they won Lehto, Kristensen and Werner with the Audi R8 n.3 of the ADT Champion Racing team. Despite the limitations imposed by the Federation, the Audi decided to set the race on reliability not having the top speed of Pescarolo, which turned five seconds on the fastest lap but suffered two long pit stops that prevented the recovery. During the season the Audi R8 n.3 also won the 12 hours of Sebring and the Grand Prix of Road Atlanta.

CHASSIS

Audi R8 2005
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: 390 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 2005 with drivers Jirki Jarvi Lehto, Marco Werner, Tom Kristensen
Race winner: 12 Hours of Sebring, Grand Prix of Road Atlanta

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

AUDI R8 n.5

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

Audi R8 n.1 Winner 24 Hours of Le Mans 2002

AUDI R8 n.1

AUDI R8 n.1

HISTORY

The Audi R8 n.1 is one of the three prototypes of the Ingolstadt manufacturer that participated in the 24 hours of Le Mans in 2002. The German manufacturer after the victories of 2000 and 2001 continues the adventure endurance with the
R8 aware of the useless efforts of the adversaries in countering their domination.

Biella, Pirro and Kristensen for the third consecutive time won the 2002 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Audi R8 n.1. For the trio it was an absolute record, in fact, no crew ever won the French race three times in a row. The race, unlike the previous year, was completely run on a dry track. For the Audi was another hat-trick, second came the n.2 driven by Capello, Herbert and Pescatori, third the n.3 with Werner, Krumm and Peter.
In the American Le Mans Series, Biella and Pirro won the Mid Ohio Grand Prix, the Laguna Seca Grand Prix and the Miami Grand Prix.

CHASSIS

Audi R8 2002
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: 460 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive.
Transmission: Ricardo six speed sequential manual Multiple disc limited slip differential
Differential: Rear differential lock
Tank Capacity: 90 lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner 24 hours of Le Mans 2002 with drivers Frank Biella, Tom Kristensen, Emanuele Pirro
Race winner: Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio, Grand Prix of Laguna Seca, Grand Prix of Miami

Audi R8 n.1 winner 24 Hours of Le Mans 2001

AUDI R8 n.1

AUDI R8 n.1

HISTORY

The Audi R8 n.1 is a prototype that participated in the 24 hours of Le Mans in 2001. The German manufacturer after his first victory with the Audi R8 of the previous year, perfected the model by inserting the FSI system that allows a minor fuel consumption, allowing to postpone the pit stop.

Biella, Pirro and Kristensen won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2001 on the Audi R8 n.1. For the trio it was the second consecutive success, thanks to their attention and their regularity, not running into mistakes during the rain-conditioned race. Despite the difficulties for the twin car driven by Capello, Aiello and Pescatori, Audi obtained a double win.
In the American Le Mans Series, Biella and Pirro won the Grand Prix of Mosport, the Grand Prix of Las Vegas and the Petit Le Mans at the Road Atlanta circuit.

CHASSIS

Audi R8 2001
Carbon fiber and aluminum honeycomb monocoque
Length: 4640 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: 460 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive,.
Transmission: Ricardo six speed sequential manual Multiple disc limited slip differential
Differential: Rear differential lock
Tank Capacity: 90 lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner 24 hours of Le Mans 2001 with drivers Frank Biella, Tom Kristensen, Emanuele Pirro
Race winner: Grand Prix of Mosport, Grand Prix of Las Vegas, Petit Le Mans at the Road Atlanta

Audi R8 n.8 Winner 24 Hours of Le Mans 2000

AUDI R8 n.8

AUDI R8 n.8

HISTORY

The Audi R8 n.8 is the prototype with which Audi won its first 24 hours of Le Mans in 2000. The Audi after the year of experience with the two models of 1999, the R8R with the cockpit discovered and the R8C with a coupé cockpit, decided to channel its research into the uncovered car. The abandonment of many manufacturers in the endurance championship, made the Ingolstadt manufacturer the most authoritative for the final victory.

Biella, Pirro and Kristensen won the 2000 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Audi R8 n.8. Thanks to their performance and reliability, the R8 obtained a hat-trick, while in second place with a lap of a distance came Aiello, Ortelli and McNish and third with three laps the trio Abt, Alboreto and Capello. During the season, Audi participated in the American Le Mans Series, the Le Mans trio won the 12 Hours of Sebring, the Grand Prix of Texas and the Grand Prix of Las Vegas.

CHASSIS

Audi R8 2000
Carbon fiber and aluminum honeycomb monocoque
Length: 4650 mm
Width: 1980 mm
Height: 1080 mm
Brakes: Carbon Fibre Discs
Tyres: Michelin

ENGINE

Audi 3600 cc 90° V8 twin turbo, mid engine, longitudinally mounted
Power: 455 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive,.
Transmission: Ricardo six speed sequential manual Multiple disc limited slip differential
Differential: Rear differential lock
Tank Capacity: 90 lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner 24 hours of Le Mans 2000 with drivers Frank Biella, Tom Kristensen, Emanuele Pirro
Race winner: 12 Hours of Sebring, Grand Prix of Texas, Grand Prix of Las Vegas

ABT Schaeffler FE02 n.11 winner Formula E World Champion with Lucas Di Grassi

ABT SCHAEFFLER FE02 n.11

ABT SCHAEFFLER FE02 n.11

HISTORY

The ABT Schaeffler FE02 n.11 is the car that won the Formula E World Championship in the 2016/2017 season. After the defeat of the previous year the German team is among the favorites to victory and announces the collaboration with the official Audi from the 2017/2018 season.

Lucas Di Grassi at the wheel of the ABT Schaeffler FE02 n.11 won the Formula E World Championship in the 2016/2017 season, winning his first drivers’ title. The season was marked by Buemi’s dominance with his Spark – Renault Z.E. 16 of the Renault e.dams team, but the Swiss driver was first forced to give up the two races in New York and then disqualified in the first race in Montreal, Di Grassi took advantage and overtake Buemi in the standings. Di Grassi in season won two races: Mexico City and the first race in Montreal.

CHASSIS

Single seater (FIA Formula E)
Spec Spark chassis in composite fiber construction made of carbon fiber with aluminum honeycomb core, tested for strict FIA crash and safety standards, front, rear and side crashers from CFRP, front and
rear rollbars
Length: 5000 mm
Width: 1790 mm
Height: 988 mm
Brakes:discs front and rear
Tyres: Michelin

ENGINE

ABT Schaeffler MGU01+
Battery: Rechargeable Energy Storage System (RESS) from Williams Advanced Engineering, maximum 200 kg, lithium-powered cells from Xalt, battery capacity 34 kWh, of which 28 kWh usable,
charging time 45 minutes
Power: 170 kW plus FanBoost
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: three speed transmission, via paddle shifts on steering wheel

RESULT

Winner Formula E World Champion 2017 with driver Lucas Di Grassi
ePrix winner: ePrix of Mexico City 2017, ePrix of Montreal 2017