V12 TDI Is Race Engine of the Year 2006
The Corvette LS.7 V8 may have been the Global Race Engine of the
Year, but the Audi V12 TDI diesel engine is the Race Engine
of the Year 2006 and Alternative Race Engine of
the Year – awarded by Race Engine Technology
behalf of AUDI AG, Ulrich Baretzky (right) accepted the Race Engine
of the Year trophy at the Professional MotorSport World Expo in
Cologne. The Head of Engine Technology at Audi Sport was also awarded
the title Design Engineer of the Year 2006 at the
international motorsport exhibition.
Baretzky has every reason to feel very pleased with
the result of his team’s work (and that of the chassis designers):
the Audi R10 was unbeaten throughout 2006.
second new Audi is already delivered with a diesel engine –
and the proportion of diesels is increasing.