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More details on the 2011 Le Mans technical regulations, now with hybrid power

by Autoblog Staff (RSS feed) on Jun 14th, 2010 at 4:37PM

On Thursday, June 10, the Automobile Club de L'Ouest (ACO), which organizes the 24 Hours of Le Mans, held its annual press conference and announced new technical regulations for the 2011 event as well as the European Le Mans Series. The ACO has long encouraged a variety of powerplant configurations, which is what prompted first Audi and then Peugeot to develop diesel-powered prototypes. 2011 will bring the official introduction of hybrid power to Le Mans racing in all of the new classes. Next year the club will move even further in the direction already pioneered by the American Le Mans... Read More

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