The New Zealander, who drives the Toyota GR010 Hybrid together with Sébastien Buemi and Ryo Hirakawa, needed 3:24.408 minutes for the 13.626 kilometer circuit. However, he was slower than Kamui Kobayashi with 3:23.900 minutes in the previous year.
In the second Toyota with his team-mates Mike Conway and José Maria Lopez, the Japanese clocked a time of 3:24.828 minutes and now has to wait another year for the fifth Le Mans pole of his career.
The best German starter is René Rast in the Oreca 07 from WRT in sixth place. Rast’s teammate Robin Frijns set the fastest time in the LMP2 category.
Sophia Flörsch (21) starts in her Algarve Pro Racing LMP2 racer with teammates John Falb and Jack Aitken from 26th place the DTM,” says Flörsch. Your goal remains Formula 1.
As every year, Eurosport will broadcast the race in Le Mans in 2022 – over the full 24 hours. The start of the race is next Saturday (June 11) at 3 p.m.