The most heartbreaking defeat of the last decade

The most heartbreaking defeat of the last decade

In the next feature in our series looking back on motorsport in the recently concluded 2010s, we recall Toyota's heartbreak at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2016, just minutes before what would have been its maiden win in the famous endurance race

Finally, the perennial unlucky loser was really about to do it. All those years of disappointment were about to be buried once and for all. Toyota was going to win the Le Mans 24 Hours. Toyota had won the Le Mans 24 Hours. As good as.

But as good as has never been enough at Le Mans, certainly not for Toyota down the years.

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