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Further racing successes with SCHERDEL valve springs

12.09.2012

SCHERDEL premium products are also successful in the new hybrid drives

As in the past years SCHERDEL was again successful in this year's 24 hours of Le Mans. In the prototype class LMP1 Audi introduced for the first time vehicles, which had been equipped with a hybrid drive (combination of Diesel and electric engine). Straight away two Audi R18 e-tron quattro were able to celebrate a double victory.

The cars with pure Diesel engines Audi R18 Ultra got into 3rd and 5th place.

The valve springs for the Diesel engines had been designed by SCHERDEL and had been produced by experts from the prototype shop.

Also in the class of the close-to-production cars LMGTE pro SCHERDEL appeared on the winner's podium. First and second place went to two Ferraris 458 Italia. The valve springs designed by the SCHERDEL R&D department had not been produced less professional in serial production.