How glitches threatened Toyota's unbeaten WEC streak
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How glitches threatened Toyota's unbeaten WEC streak

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The FIA World Endurance Championship's long-awaited return to Monza posed the sternest test yet for Toyota's new hypercar. Although the Japanese marque's GR010 Hybrid remains unbeaten, the victory for Mike Conway, Jose Maria Lopez and Kamui Kobayashi was far from plain sailing.

"Quite hectic and very entertaining."  That was Toyota Gazoo Racing Europe technical director Pascal Vasselon's take on Sunday's Monza round of the World Endurance Championship as the Japanese manufacturer made it three wins from three starts with its new Le Mans Hypercar.

'Hectic' because both GR010 Hybrids ran into problems over the course of the six hours, and 'entertaining' because there were moments of the race, however fleeting, when Alpine and Glickenhaus looked like potential winners.

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