How Porsche's 'extras' won Le Mans

How Porsche's 'extras' won Le Mans

Porsche didn't just defeat Audi and Toyota to win Le Mans for the first time in 17 years, it did it with the least experienced of its driver line-ups. GARY WATKINS explains how the #19 upstaged all rivals

Porsche added to its tally of victories in the Le Mans 24 Hours at only the second time of asking since its return to the pinnacle of sportscar racing last season.

Nico Hulkenberg, Nick Tandy and Earl Bamber led home a one-two for the Porsche 919 Hybrid on a day when the returning king of Le Mans had an edge on arch-rival Audi out on the racetrack, in the pits and in the reliability stakes.

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