2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

Nicknamed tanks due to their similarity to military tanks in World War I, these cars used simple curves to cover all the mechanical elements of the car and increase top speed.

After many years of development, Mazda finally succeeded in being the only winner of the race to not have a piston-powered engine, taking the event with the B.

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Toyota resists Porsche into final hour". As night fell on the circuit, the battle for the overall victory was left to both Toyotas and Porsches because Duval's No. Ferrari FGT 4. Leh Keen Marc Miller.

The car was abandoned since it could not be restarted. The bodywork also began to cover the cockpit for less drag, although open cockpits would come and go over the years as rules varied.

Eurasia Motorsport. Additionally, it is seen as a leg of the Triple Crown of endurance racing , which links the three largest sports car races together, with 12 Hours of Sebring and 24 Hours of Daytona forming the other legs.

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Since , when that method was done away with, a rolling start sometimes known as an Indianapolis start begins the race.

In , two horrific accidents occurred to two of the three factory Audis in the LMP1 class. Brabham G. Archived from the original on 27 August These exhibition races involve classic cars that had previously run at Le Mans or are similar to ones that had.

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These have either been dictated by rules or have been attempts by manufacturers to outwit the competition. Archived from the original on 9 June Archived from the original on 18 June Race Performance. This is usually followed by a fly-over featuring jets trailing blue, white and red smoke.

Retrieved 19 June The most successful marque in the history of the race is Porsche , which has taken nineteen overall victories, including seven in a row from to Retrieved 5 December Archived from the original on 23 September The air temperature throughout the race ranged from Eurasia Motorsport. Archived from the original on 25 October Extreme Speed Motorsports. Porsche Motorsport. That drew him closer to Vilander's No.