In other more interesting racing news, today was the official test day for the 24 Hours of Le Mans and as usual for the past decade,was at the top of top of the charts. The two hybrid R18 e-trons led the way with 8 time winner Tom Kristensen and long-time partners Alan McNish and Dindo Capello setting the fast time. Audis took the top 3 spots with the gas-electric hybrid TS030s in 4th and 5th.
It's been a while since Toyota went to Le Mans and while they have also been fast in the past, they have struggled to make it through two rotations of the clock. The flywheel hybrid diesel Audis will definitely be the machines to beat in 2012.
Auto News – Journée Test ? 24 Heures du Mans – The dress rehearsal for the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans – LeMans.org
Set two weeks before the 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Test Day was a fantastic appetiser for the main course, and 23000 spectators were present this Sunday to enjoy it. They were able …
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