Audi R8 Wins First Le Mans Enviro Prize

It may not be a hybrid or run on biodiesel, but the super-fast Audi R8 received the first-ever environmental award from judges at France's prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans Car Race. The race, which dates back to 1923 is a world class event in which high end racers from around the world compete to test driver and car endurance. The "Trophée pour l’Ecologie" was granted to the R8 team car for lowest fuel consumption in relation to the vehicle’s weight and average speed and the lowest possible engine noise. Is NASCAR next? Now that would be something… Via PaddockTalk

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