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Le Mans: Toyota deny plan to ensure Alonso wins

Toyota have denied they are heading into the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend with a plan to ensure Fernando Alonso wins if possible. Favourites Toyota have never won Le Mans and because of Alonso's fame, if his car won, it would guarantee wider coverage than their other car. But a spokesman said: "Our cars will race for victory with the target of achieving a Toyota one-two. "Both cars start the race with an equal and fair chance of winning." The two-time Formula 1 world champion shares his car at the classic endurance race in France with former Formula 1 drivers Sebastien Buemi of Switzerland and Japanese Kazuki Nakajima. The other Toyota is shared by Briton Mike Conway, a...
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