• Kobayashi Sets Unbelievable Record At Le Mans 2017 In The Toyota TS050

    8 days ago - By Auto Savvy

    Kamui Kobayashi, the former Japanese Formula One driver, set a new lap record at the Le Mans 24 Hour Race as Toyota topped the time charts for the two consecutive qualifying runs. He was behind the wheel of the 2017 Toyota TS050 Hybrid when he clocked 3min 14.79secs. The previous lap record at this 13.52-kms Circuit de la Sarthe was held by Neel Jani. It was a respectable 3min 16.89sec set by Jani in the 2015 Porsche LMP1. Kobayashi managed to get a clean lap, right after a yellow flag incident, and took full advantage of the ideal conditions to set the fastest lap ever. The entire pit...
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