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Oliver Gavin says he finds it baffling that Corvette stablemate Marcel Fassler was judged to blame for the crash that eliminated the #64 car from the Le Mans 24 Hours.
The crew of the #7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid that dominated last weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours before losing victory with an hour to go reverted to its 2018 set-up before the race.
Toyota LMP1 driver Jose Maria Lopez says the puncture that cost him and his teammates in the #7 car a probable Le Mans 24 Hours victory made him "cry all the way back to the pits”.
Toyota LMP1 technical director Pascal Vasselon has explained why the team opted not to change all four of the tyres on its #7 car when it sustained a late puncture in the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Toyota believes it “did the right thing” by not swapping its two cars around after a dramatic final hour of the Le Mans 24 Hours cost the #7 TS050 Hybrid a near-certain win.
Toyota sealed its second Le Mans 24 Hours victory in expectedly dominant style, but a late problem for the #7 car handed another win to Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima.
Kazuki Nakajima took the lead of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours for the #8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid crew inside the final hour after the long-time leading #7 Toyota slowed.
Toyota is heading for a second consecutive 1-2 finish at the Le Mans 24 Hours as Kamui Kobayashi leads his teammate Sebastien Buemi by some two minutes heading into the final four hours.
Jose Maria Lopez pulled away from teammate Kazuki Nakajima to put the #7 Toyota some 80 seconds clear of the sister car as the Le Mans 24 Hours reached two-thirds distance.
Kamui Kobayashi is leading Sebastien Buemi at the halfway stage of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours, while an AF Corse Ferrari is preventing Porsche domination in the GTE Pro class and the privateer Ford leads GTE Am.
Toyota kept the 87th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours under lock and key heading into the fifth hour of the race, with the factory hybrids running just under a minute apart.
Toyota LMP1 driver Mike Conway admits he will have to take extra precautions after being hit with a suspended three-minute penalty for the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Ahead of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours, the ACO outlined further details of the new Hypercar regulations slated for the 2020/21 World Endurance Championship season.