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Motorsport 19.6.2016 05:01 pm

Porsche win dramatic Le Mans, Toyota heartache

Porsche snatched victory in one of the most dramatic finishes in Le Mans 24 Hour Race history after Toyota suffered an agonising power failure with just minutes left on Sunday.

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Porsche win dramatic Le Mans, Toyota heartache
Porsche win dramatic Le Mans, Toyota heartache

Porsche win dramatic Le Mans, Toyota heartache

Porsche snatched victory in one of the most dramatic finishes in Le Mans 24 Hour Race history after Toyota suffered an agonising power failure with just minutes left on Sunday.

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