Did you follow Le Mans this year? The race overall most certainly wasn’t the most exciting, with Toyota facing the daunting prospect of potentially beating itself – as it did on the last two laps last year. The giant Japanese company’s investment in attempting to win the 24-Hour race since.
Doug Nye: Toyota finally gets its 24‑hour pay‑off
Doug Nye began writing about racing cars at ‘Motor Racing’ magazine in 1963-64. Today he is a multiple award-winning motor sports journalist and author of over 50 years’ experience, with some 70 books to his name. He is Goodwood Motorsport’s founding Historian and consultant and fulfils similar roles for Bonhams Auctioneers and the Collier Collection/Revs Institute in Naples, FL, USA. He is a member of the National Motor Museum Advisory Council at Beaulieu, Hants, and is a regular columnist for ‘Motor Sport’ magazine, while contributing to many other specialist periodicals worldwide.