Toyota, the Japanese manufacturer claimed its fourth consecutive victory in the Le Mans 24 Hour Race on Sunday.
Toyota's number 7 team of Kamui Kobayashi, Mike Conway and Jose Maria Lopez won the 2021 Le Mans 24 Race, becoming the first hypercar winners at the Circuit de la Sarthe.
The second Toyota car with Kazuki Nakajima, Sebastian Buemi and Brandon Hartley came in second. After 1,440 minutes, 370 laps, over 5,000 km and 33 pit stops, the trio drivers of Toyota’s number seven car has finally achieved good results after years of failure with their sister car.
Shortly before the finish line, Nakajima neatly overtook Kobayashi in the lead car to ensure that they crossed the finish line almost at the same time, even though two laps separated them in classification.
Four laps adrift, elite rivals from the Hypercar category Alpine’s Andre Negrao, Nicolas Lapierre and Matthieu Vaxiviere finished in third place.
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