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2wd Audi's

In message <328FB848.4A53@netten.net> mike tipton writes:

> Which type of car do you think Audi will be running in 98? 2wd or 4wd!
> The 98 BTCC rules do not allow 4wd to compete? True?

Correct.  It will have to be FWD.
> If this is the case, then Audi will have to field a 2wd car in order to 
> continue. With the "Quattro" image being Audi's forte' and main sales
> platform, I dont see Audi fielding a 2wd car for very long! One season
> maybe but not longer!

Their other problem is that their engine is expiring under the rules.  They 
will not have a legally permitted engine in 1999. 

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club