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    Quote Originally Posted by MrJan View Post
    . It's stupid that the Corvette is so far out of the race, which just doesn't happen.
    Yeah what happened to the Corvetts?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tazio View Post
    Yeah what happened to the Corvetts?
    The ACO (or possibly FIA) nerf the cars to try and make them all equal, so in the lead up to the race a lot of teams undersell themselves so that the handicap is lower. Ford certainly did this, put in poor performance early in the season to stand a better chance at Le Mans.
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    Thanks for that MrJan. Drive through penalty for #68 Ford with 6 hours plus left.
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    Not been able to watch as much as I hoped, but been watching an hour every few hours. Toyota seem to be cruising to the win, but still are only 40 odd seconds clear.

    What happened to the second Toyota? i saw it was on the lead lap a few hours ago. Now 3 laps back.

    GT battle was insane. The Ford took the lead of Pro just in adverts here...... how annoying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrJan View Post
    The ACO (or possibly FIA) nerf the cars to try and make them all equal, so in the lead up to the race a lot of teams undersell themselves so that the handicap is lower. Ford certainly did this, put in poor performance early in the season to stand a better chance at Le Mans.
    And Corvette don't do the full WEC - so there was only really the the Test day to go on. I'm not sure you can use the IMSA series to base their BoP. Personally, if Corvette want fair treatment, then do the full WEC.
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    Quote Originally Posted by steveaki13 View Post
    Not been able to watch as much as I hoped, but been watching an hour every few hours. Toyota seem to be cruising to the win, but still are only 40 odd seconds clear.

    What happened to the second Toyota? i saw it was on the lead lap a few hours ago. Now 3 laps back.

    GT battle was insane. The Ford took the lead of Pro just in adverts here...... how annoying.
    Ok I've watched so much of this years event thr details are blending together...but didn't Ford take the lead during a drive through penalty by Ferrari... Or is that old news
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    OMG Toyota just got their hearts ripped out!
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    WTF??!!! Still in shock, I'm far too tired to deal with shit like that! Bizarre situation that it almost feels like Porsche didn't deserve it, and certainly that the #5 didn't deserve to be a DNQ from some picky rule...but rules is rules. What's really strange is that I wouldn't feel like that if it had happened 2 hours earlier, it was just the nature of it which made the whole thing so cruel. Hope that the Toyota guys bounce back, I didn't really want them to win but that's got to be a huge emotional knock.
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    Heartbreaking....Toyota seem destined to never win Le Mans.....

    So much like Carlos Sainz in 1998; 200 metres from the 'finish'. And in a Toyota built in Cologne.....eery coincidence.
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    What a drama....disaster for Toyota. Anyway, if you want to finish first, you first have to finish.
    Big congrats to Ford!

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