No Audi for Them


No Audi for Them

Car manufacturers Audi have withdrawn their sponsorship of Team Germany effectively ending the German sailing team’s bid to win the America’s Cup, but coordinator Jochen Schuemann has insisted he will fight on.

"I will not give up on the German flag," triple Olympic champion Schuemann told die Welt on Sunday as the search begins for a new main sponsor.

Audi have withdrawn their financial backing due to the world economic crisis, leaving the sailing team’s dreams of America’s Cup success in tatters. From theage.com – read on.