The world of hybrid cars has come to racing. In this case - - the 24 hours of Le Mans. Audi and Toyota have entered hybrid cars. For the first time, hybrid racers have a serious shot at winning. Both team cars will capture energy during braking - - Audi using a flywheel and Toyota using supercapacitors to transfer energy to an electric motor that powers the front wheels.
Toyota will field two hybrids, Audi has entered two turbo-diesels, plus two hybrids.
Update - - the Audi hybrid (#1) won the race!!!