Audi with hybrid drive at Le Mans for the first time
- ACO and FIA accept AUDI AG entries
- Four Audi LMP1 sports cars at the 80th running of the 24 hours
- Conventional drive is further developed
Audi competes in the 80th running of the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 16–17, 2012 with a total of four LMP1 sports cars. Two of the four cars in action will be equipped with hybrid drive for the first time. Audi Sport Team Joest also follows a two-pronged approach in the newly created FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) during the 2012 season.