Last year Porsche began a mission to add to their record 16 victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Standing in their way was Audi and this year they looked to get to the top of the mountain.
The two VW Group owned brands also had to deal with Toyota and Nissan, but they would never truly challenge the German marquees. Of course a 24 hour endurance race takes a fast car as well as some luck. Going into the competition the Porsche 919 Hybrid was the favorite after qualifying in first, second and third.
To find out more about what happened at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, including driver quotes, pictures and additional facts click past the jump (or scroll down if you came directly to the full article).
This first World Endurance Championship (WEC) race of the season looks like it will setup an incredible 24 Hours of Le Mans. The LMP1 class has been much more crowded compared to a few years ago when it just had Audi and Toyota. This year it will have Audi, Toyota, Porsche and Nissan (although they aren’t competing in all WEC races this season).
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