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Le Mans 24 Hours of Le Mans
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How Ferrari overcame multiple threats to defend its Le Mans crown

As the golden age of sportscar racing hit its stride at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours, Ferrari defended its crown against biggest challenger Toyota – albeit with the #50 taking the spoils. But the Italian manufacturer needed to overcome numerous threats and trouble at a wet and wild Circuit de la Sarthe to achieve its historic feat

A Ferrari victory, a narrow one over Toyota. A late problem in the pits for the former and one on track for the latter. It all sounds familiar.

Yet the 92nd running of the Le Mans 24 Hours wasn’t quite a repeat of last year’s centenary edition of the World Endurance Championship blue riband. This wasn’t just a two-car fight. This great era of sportscar racing has really kicked on this season, and the French enduro produced a multi-marque battle through its duration.

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