Audi R8 group LMP900 (2000)
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Chassis numbers

Specifications

17 units built
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Audi TFSI V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
3596cc, 85.0 x 79.2 mm
610 hp / 455 kW @ 6800 rpm ('00-'02), 550 hp ('03-04), 520 hp ('05)
700 Nm / 516 lb-ft @ 6500 rpm
aluminium block and head, 90mm cylinder bore spacing
forged steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings
DOHC, 4 valves/cyl - 32 valves total
Twin Garrett Turbos with 2 x air/water-cooled intercoolers. Bosch Motronic MS 2.8 (2000) multipoint electronic fuel injection. Bosch Motronic MS 2.9 (2001+) multipoint electronic direct fuel injection (TFSI - Turbocharged-Fuel-Stratified Injection, 100 bar pressure).
2000-2002: 2 x 32.4 mm inlet restrictors.
2003-2005: 2 x 30.7 mm inlet restrictors.
Turbo pressure 1.67 bar
dry sump
Ricardo 6 speed Sequential gearbox
carbon fibre plate clutch
Multiple-disc limited slip rear differential
Carbon fiber and aluminum honeycomb monocoque Dallara chassis. Carbon fibre bodyshell
front/rear suspension, double-wishbone, Push-Rod Actuated Inboard Spring Damper Units, adjustable Gas-Filled Shock Absorbers
hydraulic dual-circuit brake system, mono-bloc light-alloy brake callipers, ventilated carbon fibre brake discs at front and rear
power assisted rack and pinion
Length 4650 mm (183.1 in)
Width 2000 mm (78.7 in), 1980 mm for '00 model
Height 1080 mm (42.5 in)
Wheelbase 2730 mm (107.5 in)
front wheels 18.0 x 13.5 in
rear wheels 18.0 x 14.5 in
front tires 33/65-18
rear tires 37/71-18
905kg ('00)
910kg ('01-04)
960kg ('05)
fuel tank, until 2003 90 lt, since 2004 80 lt (due to regulations change)


Results in FIA Sports Cars Championship

Not participated

Results in Endurance races

Team entry, chassis number Car number, result
Daytona Sebring Le Mans Nurburg Watkins Glen Petit Le Mans Adelaide
Date 6/2 18/3 18/6 9/7 17/8 30/9 31/12
Duration 24h 12h 24h 1000km 6h 1600km 1000km
Team\ Championship GA RR ALMS ALMS GA RR ALMS ALMS
Audi Sport North America, WAUZZZ8RZAA100402 #78, 1st
Audi Sport Joest/ North America, WAUZZZ8RZAA100403 #77, 2nd #7, 3rd #77, acci dent #77, 1st #77, 1st
Audi Sport Joest, WAUZZZ8RZAA100404 #8, 1st
Audi Sport Joest/ North America, WAUZZZ8RZAA100405 #9, 2nd #78, 3rd #78, 2nd #78, 15th
Total points
83
19 27 8 19 10
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 11/10 2/2 3/3 2/1 2/2 2/2

Teams and drivers entries


Article from Car and Driver, June 2002

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2000 season
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2002 season
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2005 season
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Drawings

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Gearbox

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