GTL diesel accelerating

07/24/2006
Gas-to-liquids diesel fuel is hitting its stride in endurance events. It’s zooming to victory on a French racetrack and fueling an overland vehicle on a 10,000-km trek across South Africa to Qatar for the ceremonial opening of the Oryx GTL plant.A race formula using Shell V-Power diesel blended with GTL diesel powered Audi Sport to victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans race last month. Royal Dutch Shell PLC produced the GTL diesel at its Bintulu plant in Malaysia.It was the first time a vehicle using diesel won the flashy endurance race. The winning Audi R10 TDI completed 380 laps, and the clean-burning fuel was credited with the ability of winning drivers to make fewer pit stops than ...
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