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August 2003
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8.31.03

>>Seiji Ara and Tom Kristensen brought the Team Goh Audi R8 home 4 laps ahead of the #16 Courage-Peugeot in the 1000 Km race at Spa-Francorchamps. 

Never headed, the Audi R8 begins its romp. 
The race started off in wet conditions, but the sun eventually poked out amongst intermittent rain showers.
8.30.03

>>Team Goh's Audi R8 has been brought out of storage for the Spa FIASCC event.  Naturally it is on pole this weekend.

The wet weather is driving the high downforce setups most teams appear to be running this weekend.  On the DBA this includes the front dive planes as well as the rear horizontal strakes.
>>A week or more late, but Autosport and Autoweek are reporting that Audi AG is forging ahead on an Audi R8 successor, the Audi R9.  Very little information is available other than the car appears to be an open top LMP.
8.29.03

>>Dirk de Jager is braving the elements this weekend at the FIASCC event at Spa.  Its a wet one...

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