In 2000, Audi launched the R8 LMP model, a car destined to be dominant on all endurance race tracks for several years. For its Le Mans debut, Joest Racing entered the works cars from Inglostadt in the LMP P 900 class.
Competitors consisted mainly of works teams from Cadillac, Panoz Motorsports and Pescarolo Sport, as well as some other private LMP entries.
Drivers: M.Alboreto, C.Abt, R.Capello
MOTOR: Flat-6 20.5k aka MN09ch