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Re: Audi DTM V8's

On Tue, 19 Dec 1995, Randall Markarian wrote:

> When Audi raced in the DTM series in 1990 and 1991, with the V8, 

i think someone already pointed out subtle differences between GTCC
and DTM.  the v8 was raced in GTCC.

> Also of interest would be a history of those cars and why Audi chose 
> to  drop the DTM series.

audi wanted to use a flat plane crankshaft, one where two opposite
cylinders share an adjacent plane on the crank.  this has power
implications but it was banned.  i know very little else on
the details of the dispute.  anybody care to fill in?