Audi Hybrid Race Car to Debut in Munich
The car’s competition debut will take place at the 6-hours of Spa Francorchamps, after which it will hit the 12-hour race at the US’ Sebring circuit.
"To develop the hybrid technology for Le Mans is at least as ambitious and challenging as our diesel project was in its early stages," Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich commented.
"The first test results are very encouraging and we are intrigued to see just how this technology performs in combination with our ultra lightweight technology on the race track at Le Mans. As before, we still, however, see potential with the conventional drive - just as our colleagues do in production development. This is why we are absolutely delighted that the ACO and FIA selection committee has accepted our entries and that we can join the grid with four cars at the commemorative running of the Le Mans race."