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Toyota takes pole, Rebellion takes second place in Hyperpole at Le Mans

Kamui Kobayashi has secured pole position for Toyota at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the first-ever Hyperpole shoot-out but Gustavo Menezes scored a surprise second position for Rebellion Racing. Hyperpole is the new qualifying format that sees the top six qualifiers from each class from the first qualifying session battle it out for pole position in a short half-hour session. Article continues under video With 10 minutes of the 30 gone, Menezes gave Toyota a scare as he beat Kobayashi’s then-provisional pole time. His time of three minute 15.822secs broke also broke the lap record for non-hybrid cars by thee tenths, the record previously held by SMP racing and set in 2018. Kobayashi, the...
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