In case you were living under a rock in the automotive world last weekend, you missed one of the most unbelievable 24 Hours of Le Mans finishes in history. Nay, one of the most unbelievable
racing sports finishes of all time. Just as the race-leading #5 Toyota TS050 was about to start the final lap of a triumphant and long-overdue victory, cruel fate intervened and the car ground to a halt in front of pit lane. In front of 200,000 people. The #2 Porsche flashed past and Toyota—who was on pace to be just the second Japanese manufacturer to win at Le Mans (Mazda did it in 1991)—had lost in shocking fashion. Click through to hear the Japanese commentary team convey an entire country of racing fans’ devastation.