Audi turbo diesel hybrid wins Lemans

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    How many different categories race at Le Man?

    Did it just win the Hybrid category?
     
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    Yeah a "hybrid" with a 510 HP V-6
     
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    No, the Audi's flat out won the whole thing, numbers 1 and 2.
     
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    That is right. A hybrid race car. Given the performance of the Audi's and the Toyota's, I suspect that we will be seeing more of them.
     

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