As much was decidedly *not* the case in the LMP2 class at Daytona last year, where the battle for victory came down to a skirmish on the final run round the banking.
Getting a great run out of the Le Mans chicane was James Allen who was in hot pursuit of Ben Hanley. Grabbing a draft from the leading LMP3 car, Allen draws side-by-side with Hanley mere yards ahead of the finish… after a full 24 hours of racing. It’s a literal photo finish with just 0.016 of a second in it. Enough for Allen to claim victory. Oh the pain Hanley must have felt. Such is the power of a strong corner exit, it can literally change how history is made…
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