The appointment was taken for a long time (since mid 2011) and the development of the car seemed up to date with first test-drives mid-April, however, Green GT’s team decided to decline the invitation of the Garage 56 (or stand 56), here are the reasons.
On June 3, 2012 the ACO was officially announcing that Green GT had been selected, but a few weeks away from the event, the team estimates to be unprepared and withdrew its commitment.
Involved, the setup of the hydrogen fuel cell with high power and a necessary long-term testing to be able to run such an endurance race ... A 911 GT3 RSR will take its place.
"The GreenGT H2 is already showing a great potential and its scope for growth is very important. However, the complexity and cost of this unique sample imposed some extremely rigorous testing method and very time-consuming procedures."
Jean-François Weber - Managing Director, Head of GreenGT’s R&D
"The 24 Hours of Le Mans is an endurance summit and it seemed premature for the GreenGT H2 to take the climb."
During the week of the 24 hours of Le Mans
, GreenGT will announce a worldwide demonstration tour.
As a reminder, Aston Martin raced an hydrogen hybrid, the Aston Martin Rapide S developed with Alset during the Nurburgring 24h.
The departure of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 22.