On June 14, 1953, a telegram arrived at Jaguar headquarters in Coventry from Buckingham Palace. The new Queen, only crowned two weeks earlier, congratulated the Big Cat’s racing team for taking a famous second victory at Le Mans.
Torrential, relentless showers in 2018 and then the rain of pandemic restrictions in 2020 have limited the MotoGP British Grand Prix to just one race from the last four years at Silverstone. This weekend, however, a vast complement of fans should be able to end their fast for the sight and sounds of the world’s speediest bikes, lapping the longest circuit and the second-fastest course on the calendar for round 12 of 18 in the 2021 season.
The Toyota racing team claimed their fourth consecutive win at Le Mans last Sunday. The 89th edition of the famous race was won by Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez, who finished 371 laps of the 13.6 km circuit in the allocated 24 hours. RFI finds out how the technology that shaped Toyota's victory will be adapted for next generation road vehicles. Sebastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Brendon Hartley in the other Toyota claimed the second spot, to make it a perfect outing for the
Toyota take historic Le Mans 24 Hours victory in new Hypercar class