2011 Audi R18 has evolution by allowing new R18 diesel prototype is sealed and loose LMP1 in the United States for the first time for testing during the four day weekend for 12 hours. Audi test 18, the chassis 101 and 102, against his sister R15 is included in the control group. The first test to collect feedback from all 10 Audi factory driver.
Tests conducted by putting a beating Audi R18 to ensure their aerodynamics, reliability and economical fuel consumption that are piled up to the standards set by previous generations, namely the prototype diesel Audi LeMans.
Their next stop is Ingolstadt to be fully disassembled and checked out, before being shipped to LeMans for the 24-hour race in June. Trust us, you Owe it to yourself to see the images below in Their full high-res glory.
The Audi R18 made its first public testing appearance after the 12-hour race in Sebring. Since then, internet forums have been abuzz with comments and discussions concerning the new, enclosed LMP1 race car. The comments on the photos and videos of the vehicle range from “magic” to “looks like a stealth airplane” and “sounds like a jet.”
Two “Evolution 2? R18 vehicles (chassis numbers 101 and 102) were put to the test during the four days of testing in Sebring, together with an R15 TDI as a reference vehicle. All ten Audi racing drivers were involved in testing the three vehicles, clocking up thousands of test kilometers to generate important findings relating to vehicle setup, aerodynamics, tires, cooling, and reliability.The two R18 vehicles set off on their return journey to Europe as airfreight.
Starting Monday, they will be dismantled and thoroughly analyzed at Audi Sport in Ingolstadt.The Audi R18 will make its next appearance on the famous racetrack in Le Mans, when the definitive design of the vehicle for the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2011 will be unveiled at the official testing day on April 24. The R18 is scheduled to compete for the first time in the 6-hour race in Spa-Francorchamps on May 7. This year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans will take place on June 11/12.
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