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MARCH 22, 2004

McNish wins Sebring

Allan McNish might not have a Formula 1 drive this year but he has kept his name in the spotlight with victory at the weekend in the Twelve Hours of Sebring in Florida. The Scotsman shared an Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx Audi to victory with Frank Biela and Pierre Kaffer.

Sebring is one of the oldest and most prestigious sports car races in the US and this year attracted a crowd of 100,000 people. It was Biela's third victory and he joins Mario Andretti, Olivier Gendebien, Phil Hill and Hans Stuck as the only men to have won he race three times.

The second Audi UK entry, driven by Johnny Herbert, Jamie Davies and Guy Smith finished third 12 laps behind the winners, the two cars being split by the Audi run by ADT Champion Racing for JJ Lehto, Marco Werner and Emanuele Pirro.