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Inside Line: Lady Luck denies Kobayashi but shows up for Alonso

Kamui Kobayashi must wonder what it will take for him to win the 24-Hours of Le Mans after watching his team cede the lead of the race – thanks to a puncture – during the final hour of the 2019 edition of the legendary race, adding to the last lap heartache he suffered at the same race in 2016. The #7 car which the former F1 driver shared with Mike Conway and José María López had set the pace all night, even with Fernando Alonso in the sister #8 car they could not close the gap as Kobayashi was in top form and clearly adamant to win this time out. But Lady Luck had other plans for him – a puncture – which ultimately handed victory to Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and...
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