It was also the third successive title for Japan's Kazuki Nakajima, who was at the wheel of the number eight car for the chequered flag at the Sarthe circuit, and Switzerland's Sebastien Buemi.

New Zealander Brendon Hartley, the third member of the crew who replaced double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso in the lineup after the Spaniard's wins in 2018 and 2019, previously won with Porsche in 2017. (Reporting by Alan Baldwin, editing by Ed Osmond)

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