Peugeot's withdrawal from sports car racing has been a massive blow for Le Mans and the FIA World Endurance Championship, but the good news is that Toyota has arrived to give Audi some competition, even if this year is one of learning.
The anchorman for the Toyota project is Alex Wurz, who arrived at the Japanese marque after four years with Peugeot. A two-time Le Mans winner with vast technical knowledge, he's the perfect man for the job of helping to get the new programme on the right track.
Wurz began his relationship with the Vingt-Quatre Heures back in 1996, when as a virtual unknown he won the race for Porsche. He became one of the few drivers to win on his debut - and, at 22, also the youngest.