Act. At 11:20 CEST
The Toyota GR010 # 7 of Pechito Lopez, Kamui kobayashi Y Mike conway achieved his first victory of the year in the World Endurance (WEC) by imposing his law on the 6 Hours of Monza, third appointment of the 2021 calendar. The Japanese manufacturer continues to shine in the ‘Hypercar’ era and already has three victories in the first three rounds held this season.
Unlike Portimao, this time the car # 8 by Buemi, Nakajima and Hartley could not complete another double for Totota, as mechanical problems knocked them off the podium, breaking a streak of 15 in a row.
The Alpine, without sufficient pace to overtake Toyota, finished the race in second position, one minute behind the winners while the best car in the LMP2 category, United Autosport of AAlbuquerque, Hanson and Scherer completed the leading trio in Italy.Miguel Molina, the only Spanish in competition, aboard the Ferrari 488 GTE, could not beat Porche # 91 of Bruni Y Lietz and stayed off the podium.
Three out of three in Hypercar! What a race! 👊 🍾 # 6HMonza #GoHyper #ToyotaGAZOORacing #WEC pic.twitter.com/BDlO2KzWiw
– TOYOTA GAZOO Racing WEC (@TGR_WEC) July 18, 2021