24 Hours of Le Mans: Results for 2018

24 Hours of Le Mans: Results for 2018

24 Hours of Le Mans: Results for 2018

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Qualifying results placed the 2  Toyota TS050 Hybrids on the Pole and #2 starting positions for the race, which began Saturday at 9:00a EDT and ended Sunday at the same time with the same 2 cars on Top the field.The 2018 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the world’s most challenging endurance race, and Toyota’s (NYSE:TM) shined.

In the last 2 years in the LMP1 class, Porsche posted the victories over Toyota.

This year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans featured perhaps the strongest group of Toyota drivers ever. Among those who drove for the winning # 8 team was 2X F1 champion Fernando Alonso; he was joined by Kazuki Nakajima and Sébastien Buemi.

The #3 Rebellion Racing team finished 3rd to round out the LMP1 podium.

The winner for the LMP2 class was the No. 26 G-Drive Racing team, followed by the # 36 Signatech Alpine Matmut team in 2nd and the No. 39 Graff-S024 team in 3rd.

Porsche, a unit of Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) dominated the GTE Pro class.

The #92 Porsche GT “Piggy” Team took the victory, followed by the #91 Porsche GT Team in 2nd.

The # 68 Ford GT of Chip Ganassi Racing took 3rd in GTE Pro.

The #77 Dempsey – Proton Racing team (Porsche 911 RSR) took 1st in the GTE Am class, followed by the #54 Spirit of Race team (Ferrari 488 GTE) in 2nd and the No. 85 Keating Motorsports team (Ferrari 488 GTE) in 3rd.

The 86th running of the French endurance classic at the famous Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France, saw an intriguing race from beginning to end, here are some hilights

Below are the full results, as follows:

Le Mans 2018: Results

(The list of driver trios for each team can be found here.)

Place Car No. Car Class Laps
1 8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid LMP1 388
2 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid LMP1 386
3 3 Rebellion R13 LMP1 376
4 1 Rebellion R13 LMP1 375
5 26 Oreca 07 LMP2 369
6 36 Alpine A470 LMP2 367
7 39 Oreca 07 LMP2 366
8 28 Oreca 07 LMP2 366
9 32 Ligier JSP 217 LMP2 365
10 37 Oreca 07 LMP2 361
11 31 Oreca 07 LMP2 360
12 38 Oreca 07 LMP2 356
13 29 Dallara P217 LMP2 356
14 33 Ligier JSP 217 LMP2 355
15 23 Ligier JSP 217 LMP2 352
16 35 Dallara P217 LMP2 345
17 92 Porsche 911 RSR GTE Pro 344
18 91 Porsche 911 RSR GTE Pro 343
19 68 Ford GT GTE Pro 343
20 67 Ford GT GTE Pro 343
21 63 Chevrolet Corvette C7R GTE Pro 342
22 47 Dallara P217 LMP2 342
23 52 Ferrari 488 GTE EVO GTE Pro 341
24 66 Ford GT GTE Pro 340
25 51 Ferrari 488 GTE EVO GTE Pro 339
26 95 Aston Martin Vantage AMR GTE Pro 339
27 71 Ferrari 488 GTE EVO GTE Pro 338
28 77 Porsche 911 RSR GTE Am 335
29 54 Ferrari 488 GTE GTE Am 335
30 93 Porsche 911 RSR GTE Pro 334
31 85 Ferrari 488 GTE GTE Am 334
32 99 Porsche 911 RSR GTE Am 334
33 84 Ferrari 488 GTE GTE Am 332
34 80 Porsche 911 RSR GTE Am 332
35 50 Ligier JSP 217 LMP2 332
36 81 BMW M8 GTE GTE Pro 332
37 56 Porsche 911 RSR GTE Am 332
38 61 Ferrari 488 GTE GTE Am 332
39 97 Aston Martin Vantage AMR GTE Pro 327
40 70 Ferrari 488 GTE GTE Am 324
41 69 Ford GT GTE Pro 311
42 5 Ginetta G60-LT-P1 LMP1 289
43 86 Porsche 911 RSR GTE Am 283
44 44 Ligier JSP 217 LMP2 334
DNF 11 BR Engineering BR1 LMP1 315
DNF 48 Oreca 07 LMP2 312
DNF 90 Aston Martin Vantage GTE Am 304
DNF 22 Ligier JSP 217 LMP2 288
DNF 64 Chevrolet Corvette C7R GTE Pro 259
DNF 10 BR Engineering BR1 LMP1 244
DNF 25 Ligier JSP 217 LMP2 237
DNF 88 Porsche 911 RSR GTE Am 225
DNF 82 BMW M8 GTE GTE Pro 223
DNF 40 Oreca 07 LMP2 197
DNF 34 Ligier JSP 217 LMP2 195
DNF 6 Ginetta G60-LT-P1 LMP1 137
DNF 17 BR Engineering BR1 LMP1 123
DNF 94 Porsche 911 RSR GTE Pro 92
DNF 98 Aston Martin Vantage GTE Am 92
DNF 4 ENSO CLM P1/01 LMP1 65

The Grand Prix of France this weekend, tune in.

Have a terrific week.

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