Everyone should want Toyota to win Le Mans 2017

Everyone should want Toyota to win Le Mans 2017

A cruel loss of power on the penultimate lap was the latest issue to scupper Toyota's hopes of victory at Le Mans. That heartbreak, and its respect for the race, means a win next year would be no less than the manufacturer deserves

When it comes to storytelling you can't beat a protagonist overcoming trials and tribulations to ultimately triumph, most likely in an against the odds situation, to send everyone home with smiles on their faces.

Given the events of last weekend at Le Mans, and several similar stories of defeats snatched from the jaws of victory from that great race over the past two decades, the time has come for Toyota to get the prize that continues to elude it. Everyone should want it to happen in 2017.

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