Friday, August 3, 2012

Video: The first LMP1 diesel victory - Sebring 2006 Audi R10 TDI

By Johan Laubscher

2006 saw the birth of a new era in sports car racing, the diesel era. The 2006 Sebring 12 Hours was the debut race for the Audi R10 TDI and the beginning of Audi’s diesel LMP1 race programs. Two Audi R10 TDI’s lined up on the grid and blitzed the field. The #2 Audi of Allan McNish, Tom Kristensen and Dindo Capello stormed to the victory. The R10 became the second model from Audi race to win Sebring on its debut and the first ever Diesel victory in LMP1.

Below is the hour long highlights film from the race. The video is split into four parts hosted at We recommend having a look through’s video archive as they have a huge selection of videos including the recent uploading of ALMS highlights videos such as this one. Enjoy the race: 

More information: ALMS video collection