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Jalopnik’s first ever 25-hour party went off without a hitch, which is more than I can say for Toyota. The LeManstravaganza , presented by Porsche, brought hundreds of people together to watch the festivities and a surprising number actually stuck around for the whole damn thing. Here’s what you missed if you weren’t here. Read more...
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A defective connector on the air line between the turbocharger and the intercooler on the No. 5 Toyota TS050 was to blame for one of the most gut-wrenching losses in 24 Hours of Le Mans history, per a team statement. The technical defect caused a loss in turbocharger control. Read more...
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