Porsche scores last-minute win at Le Mans
At three minutes to the end, the #5 Toyota was heading for victory and suddenly ground to a halt and had to watch the Porsche sail past. After several nail-biting moments it managed to limp across the line only to be disqualified for not completing the last lap within the 6-minute time limit. In the end, the #6 Toyota TS050 Hybrid and the #8 Audi R18 take second and third.
France wins the day in LM P2: Signatech Alpine’s Alpine A460-Nissan driven by Menezes, Lapierre and Richelmi take the trophy.
Ford’s 50th anniversary comeback was triumphant with Hand, Müller and Bourdais winning LM GTE Pro in the #68 Ford GT. Scuderia Corsa’s crew, Sweedler, Bell and Segal topped the LM GTE Am class.
Quadruple amputee Frédéric Sausset, this year’s Garage 56 entry, ran a remarkable race with teammates Tinseau and Bouvet. The car has no official ranking but crossed the line in 39th place overall.