A STING IN THE TAIL
A huge crowd of263,500 spectators came to
watch as Neel Jani, Marc Lieb and Romain
Dumas won the 2016 edition of the 24 Hours
of Le Mans in the Porsche 919 Hybrid #2 and
witnessed a spectacular twist of fate!
With three minutes to the end, the #5 Toyota
looked to be heading for a famous victory,
when suddenly it ground to an agonsing
halt, Forcing the team to helplessly watch as
the Porsche cruised past. After several nailbiting moments the Toyota managed to limp
across the line only to be disqualified for not
completing the last lap within the 6-minute time
limit. In the end, victory for Porsche ahead of
the the #6 Toyota TS050 Hybrid and the #8
Audi R18 take second and third respectively.
Agony and ecstacy at Le Mans.