The famous American motor racing figure Roger Penske admitted that Audi rejected the request of one of their cars in the LMP1 class for the presentation in Le Mans.
After the scandal with harmful emissions with the participation of the Volkswagen Group Audi has decided to leave the world Cup racing to endurance and focus their efforts on fully electric series Formula E.
Penske said that he went to Audi with a request to give him the car for performance at Le Mans, but the group turned him down.
“I told him that we acted as a private team with one of their cars, said Penske. But in the current situation, Audi has admitted that they already receive enough attention and do not want to appear at Le Mans.
I would love made at Le Mans, but only with the chance to fight for the victory”.
Audi Motorsport Director Wolfgang Ullrich last year talked about the fact that the WEC will no longer see historical Audi models, as well as ingolstadter the manufacturer is not going to release new models of cars for the championship.
Earlier there were rumors that Penske may be in an American series Le Mans with Audi.
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