Watch highlights of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, won by Porsche after disaster for the lead Toyota late on.
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It was the cruelest of endings on Sunday at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans, with car trouble costing Toyota the overall win in the closing minutes. Heavy rain prior to the race led to some flooding and saw the safety car on the track for almost the entire first hour. Once the race was on, Toyota led for most of it with its pair of TS050 Hybrids...
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Modern endurance racing is a tough, tough game, especially if you're Toyota. Leading Le Mans with just over three minutes remaining, the #5 TS050 Hybrid looked certain to make Toyota just the second Japanese brand to win at Circuit de la Sarthe, only to suffer a catastrophic power failure. Show More Summary
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oyota australia managed a profit of $236 million after tax for the 2015/16 japanese financial year, which ended on march 31. driven by over 200,000 sales, the carmaker posted the result - up 22 percent on 2014/15 - despite significant costs associated with its decision to exit the manufacturing scene in australia next year. Show More Summary
porsche has claimed victory in the le mans 24-hour classic for 2016, after snatching the lead from toyota with just four minutes of racing remaining. falling just short of a hollywood script, toyota was poised to win the race until the #5 ts050 ground to a halt with engine failure before it could attempt the final lap. Show More Summary
It was a while since the NASCAR world heard from Sam Hornish, Jr. He hadn’t raced since the Sprint Cup Series season-finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway in November, and until recently didn’t have any plans to race at all. Instead, Hornish had been working as a substitute teacher and enjoying the extra time with his family. Show More Summary
Everyone was prepared to welcome Toyota as only the second Japanese manufacturer ever to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans when the worst possible outcome happened: a mechanical failure forced the No. 5 to stop on its final lap. One team insider believes it may have had a turbo failure, per Daily Sportscar. Read more...
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Without a NASCAR start since Nov. 2015, Sam Hornish, Jr. received a call to take the seat of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota for Sunday’s XFINITY Series race at Iowa Speedway, filling in for an injured Matt Tifft. On Sunday, Hornish gave the calls, leading 183 of 250 laps en route to winning the American Ethanol E15 … The post Sam Hornish, Jr. Show More Summary
Toyota lost a win with three minutes to go, Ford wins class but there's a scandal.
When Matt Tifft was sidelined by a back issue, Joe Gibbs Racing turned to NASCAR veteran Sam Hornish Jr. to drive its No. 18 Toyota in Sunday’s American Ethanol E15 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Iowa Speedway in Newton. Despite Sunday’s race being Hornish’s first NASCAR race in 2016, he showed the race team [...]
Porsche wins, Toyota loses in the final minutes of the grueling enduro.