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Toyota Gazoo Racing came agonizingly close to victory at the 2024 24 Hours of Le Mans, with Kamui Kobayashi and the team battling hard throughout the grueling 24-hour event. Despite setbacks in qualifying, both Toyota cars made steady progress and were in contention for the win, but ultimately had to settle for second and fifth place finishes.

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In a remarkable display of endurance and racing prowess, the Ferrari AF Corse team has emerged victorious at the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans 2024, securing a hard-fought victory for the #50 Ferrari 499P. The result marks a significant milestone for Ferrari as they aim to solidify their position as a force to be reckoned with in the world of endurance racing.

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The BMW M Team WRT stole the show in the qualifying practice for the 2024 24 Hours of Le Mans, setting the fastest time with Dries Vanthoor behind the wheel. Meanwhile, Toyota Gazoo Racing faced a setback after Kamui Kobayashi’s car spun out, disqualifying their fastest lap. The stage is set for an exciting Hyperpole session as the top manufacturers vie for the coveted positions.

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McLaren Racing is considering a return to the pinnacle of sportscar racing, with the recent extension of the Le Mans Hypercar and LMDh regulations until 2029 providing a significant boost to their ambitions. Zak Brown, the team boss, has confirmed that an entry into either the Hypercar or GTP classes is ‘more when than if’, emphasizing the brand’s desire to compete at the highest level of endurance racing.

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The 2024 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season saw the continued integration of the Le Mans Hypercar (LMH) and LMDh regulations into the Hypercar category, governed by a Balance of Performance. While LMDh cars are yet to secure their first victory at the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans, the competition remains incredibly fierce, with Ferrari, Toyota, and Porsche LMDh cars battling for the top spots.