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Carey starts Le Mans 24 Hours race in new era of co-operation

Chase Carey waved the French flag to start to start the 85th edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours race, heralding the warming the relations between the organisers of the great race and Formula 1 in the wake of the cold war between the parties during the Bernie Ecclestone era. The Formula 1 chairman set off the 60 car field and triggered yet another dramatic episode of the legendary sportscar race, which saw Toyota's challenge crumble, allowing former Red Bull and Mercedes F1 test driver Brendon Hartley to power to victory driving a Porsche Porsche 919 Hybrid with Timo Bernhard and Earl Bamber. The gesture by the race organisers – the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) – to warm...
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