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Here are some highlights. Good video, almost no commentary. For those who didn't see it, that start was certainly inauspicious. Something like 52-53 minutes behind the safety car because of rain.

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I was there and the announcer that the driver of Toyota thought the race was over at first as to why he stopped. How about the whole Ferrari/Ford feud and the last minute changes to Corvette which basically rendered them non competitive for the event!
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I'm curious to see how the GT BoP goes through the rest of the WEC season. There's no way to be sure what sort of data were used, much less whether there was some favoritism involved, but it sure looks like the folks running ... well, anything but Fords and Ferraris have every right to be steaming mad and complaining about it.

It's not really surprising, though, given how many times the FIA have meddled with series' over the decades in ways that clearly either benefit one car or hamstring another.

My guess is the Ford folks are claiming they just finally figured out their car in time for Le Mans but even if that were true it wouldn't explain how we ended up with a Ford / Ferrari battle and no one else able to get in the way. I'm sure that was just a coincidence ... right?
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