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This season has been full of thrills and spills in the Toyota camp, yet the number one constructor of hybrid production cars is not to be deterred. The team will be back in 2017, valiant as ever. As Audi has withdrawn from endurance racing, Toyota and Porsche will be head to head in the LM P1 class next season.
Reigning champions, Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley completed the podium in third position
The No.6 Toyota Gazoo Racing trio of Kamui Kobayashi, Stephane Sarrazin and Mike Conway won a highly memorable 6 Hours of Fuji this afternoon after a gripping contest throughout the entire duration of the race.
This Sunday is the 6 Hours of Fuji, the sixth of nine World Endurance Championship (WEC) races in 2016, at the Fuji International Speedway owned by Toyota
The 4,563 km-circuit, which includes one of the longest straights of the season, is situated at the foot of Mount Fuji, one of the three holy mountains in Japan – called by the Japanese Fuji-san not Fujiyama as often believed.
The race around the 5.148 km circuit to see who will come out ahead between Porsche, Audi and Toyota
In just two weeks the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship will be in full swing, with practice and qualifying for the 6 Hours of Nürburgring taking place on Friday and Saturday 22/23 July.
After 20 hours
The thrilling fight for the win at Le Mans between Toyota and Porsche has gone on for hours, with the final stages of the 24-Hours race approaching. Until shortly before 11:00 hrs the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid with Marc Lieb (DE) at the wheel was leading, just now Toyota has gone back into P1 again.
After 14 hours
In the early morning hours the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE) is fighting for the lead in Le Mans with the number 6 Toyota. An exciting virtual duel has developed as the two cars have different refuelling intervals.
It’s the final day of qualifying with two-hour sessions scheduled from 19h00 to 21h00, and from 22h00 to midnight
Final preparations will be made for the big day as the 60 cars in the field will be going all out to earn the best possible spot on the starting grid. The final minutes of the night session promise to be exciting and full of suspense as we wait to find out who will be in pole position for the big race. Audi, Porsche or Toyota? Place your bets!
The Technical and Administrative Checks, commonly known as “Scrutineering”, kick off a great week of activities at Le Mans
Place de la République in Le Mans city centre is where it’s all happening as the 60 cars that will line up for the race are presented for mandatory checks. The 22 scheduled on Sunday 12 June, from 14h30 to 19h00, include the FIA WEC’s Porsche Team with its two Porsche 919 Hybrids, Toyota with its pair of TS050 HYBRIDS, the four works Ford GTs and the two Alpines.