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Audi R18 e-tron quattro Animation Explains Le Mans-Winning Tech

Just one day before the start of the 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Audi Sport boss Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich took the podium at the Audi Racing Arena hospitality facility in to being the 2012 Audi Sport press conference at Le Mans. Before the driver teams sat down for their usual chat, Ullrich first explained the significance of the company’s first hybrid at Le Mans.

A key tool in that explanation was the below animation. In it, the eventual race-winning #1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro takes a lap around a virtual reality equivalent of the Circuit de La Sarthe. During that time, key technologies are explained through CGI. Watch it below.

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