Japanese carmaker Toyota, which launched its pole position on Saturday, is dreaming of a fifth consecutive victory in the Sarthe since 2018.
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The 90th edition of the most famous endurance race continues. After more than fifteen hours on the track, the drivers enter the second part of the competition on Sunday 12 June. As it has postponed the last four editions of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Toyota team, which has sprung up with its two cars in the first two places on Saturday, is dreaming of making the five-point pass. At 8 a.m. on Sunday, the two cars were racing in the lead, waging a fratricidal battle. In the Hypercar category, the pursuing prime minister – at Glickenhaus n ° 709 – found several laps after Toyota n ° 8.
In case of victory in the queen category (LMP1, become Hypercar) today at 16 hours, the Japanese team could then join the top 5 of the most successful manufacturers in the history of the event. This success will allow the Toyota Gazoo Racing team to get closer to Bentley and have six sacred.
It should be noted that this year, the vehicles run on a brand new 100% renewable fuel, theExcellium Racing 100produced from waste from French viticultural agriculture.