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The FIA World Endurance Championship's return to Sebring was undoubtedly a triumph, but it also may have laid the foundations for a closer relationship with IMSA that could help deliver a brighter future for sportscar racing on both sides of the Atlantic, writes Jamie Klein.
Toyota drivers Fernando Alonso, Kazuki Nakajima and Sebastien Buemi took their first FIA World Endurance Championship race win since last year's Le Mans 24 Hours with victory in the Sebring 1000 Miles.
Toyota's #8 car held a narrow advantage over the sister #7 machine as the Sebring 1000 Miles FIA World Endurance Championship round reached half-distance.
Fernando Alonso established a new lap record at Sebring International Raceway to give the #8 Toyota crew pole position for Friday's 1000-mile FIA World Endurance Championship round.
Toyota again locked out the top two spots in the times during Wednesday evening's second practice session for this week's Sebring 1000 Miles FIA World Endurance Championship round.
The World Endurance Championship Equivalence of Technology has been tweaked ahead of this month's Sebring round.
Andre Lotterer has explained his decision to miss the FIA World Endurance Championship's Sebring round in favour of simulator work for his DS Techeetah ABB FIA Formula E team.
LMP1 outfit Rebellion has brought Mathias Beche back into its FIA World Endurance Championship line-up for Sebring, replacing series stalwart Andre Lotterer.
Next year's Sebring round of the FIA World Endurance Championship superseason will be a 1000-mile race on the Friday before the traditional 12-hour IMSA event.