WATCH: The Mesmerizing View of Le Mans at Night Will Leave You Stunned and Scared at the Same Time

Published 08/19/2021, 11:19 AM EDT


One of the most iconic races in motorsport is, without a doubt, Le Mans, a twenty-four race around the French circuit. So, there’s no surprise that there are breathtaking photos and videos of supercars zipping around the track.

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Toyota Gazoo Racing captured some stunning footage as they went down the famous Mulsanne Straight at a breakneck speed. It surely has fans excited as the upcoming weekend will provide for some amazing battle as they go around the French track for twenty-four hours.

An unbelievable view of Le Mans at night

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As the Toyota Racing team were setting their laps in the free practice session, they captured some amazing footage of the track, under the starry night of France.

The view of supercars zipping around the track was surely incredible, but for avid motorsport lovers, the sound of engines roaring provided a beautiful soundtrack to the footage.

This surely has amped the feelings of the fans who have been waiting for this championship to get underway. They only will have to wait for the upcoming weekend to get a glimpse of their favorite drivers in their supercars.

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Toyota looks optimistic after FP2 results

Toyota were the fastest in the second practice session of the event, with Sebastien Buemi and his team setting the quickest lap on the timesheet at 3:29.351. The team’s second set of drivers that consisted of Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi  & Jose Maria Lopez managed to set a time of 3:29.738.

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With such a good result in FP2, the team will be hoping to carry this momentum into qualifying, and later into the race. Buemi won last time around and will be hoping that he and his team, consisting of Kazuki Nakajima & Brendon Hartley, will bag another victory for the team, this weekend as well.

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What are your predictions for the Toyota team? Let us know in the comments below.

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Arpit Gomes

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

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