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Epic finish to Le Mans 24 Hours and Ricciardo on 'rabbit holes' - RacingNews365 Review

Catch up with the biggest stories on the Sunday of the Le Mans 24 Hours with the latest RacingNews365 Review!

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Ferrari has secured back-to-back Le Mans 24 Hours victories after narrowly defeating Toyota in a jaw-dropping finish. 

Whilst it was the #51 car on top in 2023, it was the #50 which came out of the continuous rain showers as the victor, with the car having been shared by Antonio Fuoco, Miguel Molina and Nicklas Nielsen.

READ MORE: Ferrari claim famous victory in jaw-dropping Le Mans 24 Hours

Ricciardo avoiding sending RB 'down rabbit holes'

Daniel Ricciardo has insisted that he is using his "past experience" to direct RB down the right path, and to keep the Red Bull sister team out of any "rabbit holes". 

The eight-time race winner made a shocking start to the 2024 F1 season and struggled with the original chassis of the team's car, before receiving a new chassis for the Chinese Grand Prix. 

READ MORE: Ricciardo avoiding sending RB 'down rabbit holes'

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2024 Le Mans 24 Hours - Full Results

The #50 Ferrari of Antonio Fuoco, Miguel Molina and Nicklas Nielsen took Hypercar and overall victory in the 2024 Le Mans 24 Hours, at the Circuit de la Sarthe.

They were joined by the podium by the #7 Toyota of Kamui Kobayashi, Jose Maria Lopez and Nyck de Vries and the #51 Ferrari of James Calado, Antonio Giovinazzi and Alessandro Pier Guidi in the race's leading class.

READ MORE: 2024 Le Mans 24 Hours - Full Results

Schumacher: 'Very big positive' despite Le Mans debut retirement

Mick Schumacher has insisted that there is a "very big positive" to take away from his Le Mans 24 Hours debut, which ended prior to the six-hour mark. 

Competing for Alpine in the top Hypercar category, Schumacher completed a successful stint, before both Alpine cars were retired following a "suspected engine issue". 

READ MORE: Schumacher: 'Very big positive' despite Le Mans debut retirement

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Verstappen accepts Red Bull suffering 'difficult' season

Max Verstappen has accepted that Red Bull is enduring a "more difficult" campaign than the team did in 2023, with the Dutchman recognising that they do not have the "same flow". 

Last season was a phenomenal one for Red Bull, who were beaten just once in the 2023 Singapore Grand Prix by Carlos Sainz

READ MORE: Verstappen accepts Red Bull suffering 'difficult' season

Car flips in terrifying Le Mans 24 Hours crash

A safety car has been deployed in the 2024 Le Mans 24 Hours with just over 16 hours remaining, following a huge crash in the LMGT3 category.

The #27 Heart of Racing Team car flipped over at Indianapolis after going backwards into a barrier at high-speed. 

READ MORE: Car flips in terrifying Le Mans 24 Hours crash

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