A small advantage subsequently became a 40-second lead in the ninth hour courtesy of the bad timing of an 80 kmh slow zone for Buemi. It turned out to be a double whammy for the Swiss driver, who was penalized 60 seconds for speeding in what is a local virtual safety car zone. That left […]

with help from Fernando Alonso, breaks the jinx

The only factory team remaining in the LMP1 class in the World Endurance Championship was untroubled by the new wave of privateers in class, leaving the two TS050 Hybrid crews to battle it out between themselves. Alonso and teammates S├ębastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima came through to score Toyota’s maiden Le Mans win in 16 […]