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Toyota are Le Mans 24 Hours winners again but it's a first success for Mike Conway, Jose Maria Lopez and Kamui Kobayashi; Team WRT win LMP2 but are denied 1-2
Toyota claimed its second victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in dramatic circumstances as two late punctures for its #7 car handed victory to #8 drivers Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima.
Toyota clinched its long-awaited maiden victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in style by storming to a one-two finish, led by the #8 TS050 Hybrid shared by Kazuki Nakajima, Sebastien Buemi and Formula 1 star Fernando Alonso.
Audi achieved its ambition of adding a 12th Le Mans 24 Hour title to its already bursting trophy cabinet, but the post-race atmosphere was a very subdued affair.
There was a comfortable lead for the Audi #1 during the first four hours, but glitches hit the #2 and #3 cars allowing Toyota to keep them honest and apply some pressure.
Audis continue to hold sway in the closing stages of the 2010 Le Mans 24 Hours, but the delayed #1 Peugeot is closing in on the second of them in the hands of two-time La Sarthe winner Alex Wurz. And closing fast.
They had always described the programme as a three-year project, and Peugeot have proven to be every bit as good as their word in the 77th edition of the legendary le Mans 24 Hours this weekend - finally bringing to an end Audi's domination of the race dubbed the 'hardest in the world' with a com
Peugeot Sport celebrated a winning return to action in the Le Mans Series after Nic Minassian, Simon Pagenaud and Christian Klien took victory at Spa in the final dress rehearsal for the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Having been unbeaten in the Le Mans Series since entering at the start of 2007, Peugeot saw its winning streak come to an end in dramatic fashion at Silverstone as Audi stole the championship titles in the final round of the campaign.
Peugeot continued to fly out front as the Le Mans 24 Hours entered the witching hour, holding a steady advantage over the best of the Audis which provides its closest opposition.
Rain over the Circuit de la Sarthe produced the first real change at the head of the field, as Audi finally came into its own in the battle for supremacy with Peugeot with 15 hours in the books.
Little changed at the head of the field as a damp dawn greeted the remaining runners at Le Mans, with Audi continuing to best Peugeot and the rain continuing to come and go, hampering the French team's efforts to regain the lead.