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2020 Le Mans strange without 250,000 fans.. and Alonso

Fernando Alonso and 250,000 diehard motor racing fans haven't made it to this weekend's Le Mans 24 Hour race which Toyota Gazoo Racing are hot favourites to win for a third consecutive year. The 2020 edition of the motorsport classic will be played out in the shadow of Covid-19, with the famous La Sarthe circuit's cavernous grandstands eerily empty. Organisers ACO had initially hoped to allow in a portion of the quarter of a million petrolheads making the annual sleep-deprived pilgrimage. But maintaining social distancing protocol around the entire 13 kilometre track was proving too problematic, resulting in the total crowd ban for the event uprooted by the pandemic from its usual June...
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