How Porsche won a race everyone lost

How Porsche won a race everyone lost

A Porsche Le Mans 24 Hours victory, with Toyota suffering yet more heartbreak, had an all-too familiar feel. But a bizarre 2017 race shared nothing else with last year's

Toyota had the faster car and Porsche won the race, but that's where the similarities between the Le Mans 24 Hours this year and last end.

This was a race that was as bizarre as it was dramatic. Witness the hour or so lost to repairs by the the winning LMP1 prototype shared by Timo Bernhard, Earl Bamber and Brendon Hartley.

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