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What the F1 rookies should expect at Le Mans
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What the F1 rookies should expect at Le Mans

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As the defending Le Mans winner with Porsche, Toro Rosso Formula 1 racer Brendon Hartley is well-qualified to explain what this year's stellar rookie crop will encounter

Le Mans is a trickier circuit than it first appears. When you lay the track out, it doesn't look that complicated but there are a lot of unique things to consider, such as the long straights and the combination of the purpose-built racetrack and open roads.

The last sector is especially important. After such long straights we have the Porsche Curves, one of the highest speed sections that you can drive anywhere in a Le Mans Prototype.

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