The LMP1 hands shown at Silverstone

The LMP1 hands shown at Silverstone

The World Endurance Championship's LMP1 heavyweights all featured on the podium at Silverstone, but what did the season opener say about the year ahead? GARY WATKINS analyses Audi, Porsche and Toyota's form

Audi ended its winning drought at Silverstone, Porsche qualified on pole with ease and the Toyota was excellent on its tyres.

But we could probably have predicted all those things ahead of last weekend's opening round of the World Endurance Championship. So what did we really learn from the WEC opener as we look forward to the rest of the season?

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