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Re: Audi article -- and the R8!

In a message dated 2/4/99 1:53:15 PM Eastern Standard Time,
Richard_Haroutunian@inso.com writes:

> The bit they did on the Audi Sport R8 was also great..  Man, what a
>  beautiful machine!  I wonder why it's not a Quattro though?  Anyone know
>  why?  Was the R8 disqualified as well?

It's due to the rules of WSC, or GTT as it's called now (I think, I'm not sure
what that class is called anymore).  Rear drive only.  If it did have all
wheel drive, it would be a matter of time before Audi would be disqualified as

  /\        _I        Christian J. Long (& Breeze Parker Long)
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'98 Audi A4 1.8tsm    Neuspeed .8 bar, K&N, 17" Ronal R28s
'96 BMW 318ti         For sale!
'90 Audi 90              
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