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Hartley doubts F1 chance would have happened without Le Mans win

Brendon Hartley doubts he would have got a second chance to reach Formula 1 with Toro Rosso had it not been for his dramatic victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for Porsche in June. Hartley will make his final appearance with Porsche's LMP1 team in this weekend's FIA World Endurance Championship finale, with the programme set to close at the end of the year. Hartley was handed a surprise F1 debut with Toro Rosso at the United States Grand Prix - seven years after Red Bull dropped him from its junior programme - with his performances doing enough to secure him a full-season seat for 2018. Related Articles Renault: Abu Dhabi GP a championship in itself Ricciardo: Red Bull has ‘decent...
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