Porsche Rises Above the Competition to Take their 18th Overall Le Mans Race Victory

In a dramatic finish at the end of the 24-hour race set in France, Porsche pulls ahead of Toyota to take their second consecutive and 18th overall victory. Beginning in 1923, the 24-hour Le Mans Race is the oldest active sports car race that focuses on endurance racing. It’s been commonly referred to as the “Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency”. The purpose of this race was to challenge the car racing industry to build a car that thrives on sporty reliability and efficiency, rather than just building the fastest machine. Holding the record for most overall wins by a manufacturer with eighteen victories, Porsche has established their position as a leader in these categories. Whether you are a race car fanatic or are just looking for a reliable and stylish luxury vehicle, Porsche has proven to be a winning choice. Taking the Trophy in the 2016 Le Mans Race Nearing the last lap of the 24-hour race, the Porsche driving team was in a steady second place position behind Toyota. The race seemed all but over when Toyota’s prototype stopped right before the final lap, allowing the Porsche team’s Porsche 919 Hybrid to pass them and take the victory. [...]