24 Hours of Le Mans (2019)
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Motorsport.com columnist Jan Magnussen was on track for a fifth Le Mans 24 Hours GTE Pro victory with Corvette Racing until a badly-timed safety car left him playing catch-up – and it all unravelled from there…
Corvette drivers Oliver Gavin and Jan Magnussen have questioned the use of the safety car in the Le Mans 24 Hours, after a late intervention effectively ended the American marque's chances.
Toyota drivers Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez lost victory in last weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours because of an incorrectly wired system of tyre pressure sensors.
Aston Martin believes a last-minute GTE Pro Balance of Performance change for the Le Mans 24 Hours meant it was reduced from fighting for victory to just "driving around".
Jean-Eric Vergne says that a fault in a ’10 cent’ part was to blame for the Formula E champion’s G-Drive Racing team losing a likely LMP2 class victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Tom Dillmann admits that the ByKolles LMP1 team simply was "not ready" for this year's Le Mans 24 Hours after the squad's mid-season change from Nissan to Gibson engines.
Ben Keating, owner/driver at Keating Motorsports, has described how his privateer Ford GT fell foul of post-race scrutineering in the Le Mans 24 Hours and thereby lost a brilliant triumph in the GTE Am class.
Ford executive chairman Bill Ford has expressed disappointment at the decision to disqualify Keating Motorsports' winning GTE Am entry from last weekend's 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Formula 2 title contender Nyck de Vries says that he felt 'hopeless' in his high-speed accident towards the closing stages of the Le Mans 24 Hours.
The Keating Motorsports team that was stripped of its GTE Am class win in the Le Mans 24 Hours "should have built in a little more margin", admits driver Jeroen Bleekemolen.
Oliver Gavin says he finds it baffling that Corvette stablemate Marcel Fassler was judged to blame for the crash that eliminated the #64 car from the Le Mans 24 Hours.
The crew of the #7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid that dominated last weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours before losing victory with an hour to go reverted to its 2018 set-up before the race.
Fernando Alonso says his #8 Toyota crew has to "enjoy" to be on the side of good luck after inheriting victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Toyota LMP1 driver Jose Maria Lopez says the puncture that cost him and his teammates in the #7 car a probable Le Mans 24 Hours victory made him "cry all the way back to the pits”.
Toyota LMP1 technical director Pascal Vasselon has explained why the team opted not to change all four of the tyres on its #7 car when it sustained a late puncture in the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Toyota believes it “did the right thing” by not swapping its two cars around after a dramatic final hour of the Le Mans 24 Hours cost the #7 TS050 Hybrid a near-certain win.
Toyota sealed its second Le Mans 24 Hours victory in expectedly dominant style, but a late problem for the #7 car handed another win to Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima.
Kazuki Nakajima took the lead of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours for the #8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid crew inside the final hour after the long-time leading #7 Toyota slowed.