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Kobayashi, Di Resta shine in Le Mans qualifying

Former F1 drivers Kamui Kobayashi and Paul Di Resta will start from pole position in their respective classes at the Le Mans 24-Hour Race this weekend. Kobayashi, who competed in F1 for Toyota, Sauber and Caterham, has finished second outright at Le Mans in three of the previous four years but will have high hopes of going one better. Driving for the Toyota Gazoo Racing team in the LMP1 category, Kobayashi clocked a time of 3mins 15.267secs in the new Hyperpole qualifying format, a 30-minute shootout between the fastest six cars in each class during a 45-minute session the previous day. “This is my third pole position but I'm a bit disappointed because I didn't beat my 2017 record,”...
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