「Toyota shines with 1-2 finish at Le Mans」

「Toyota shines with  1-2 finish at Le Mans」



Ⅰ「LE  MANS ,France(Reuters)―Toyota won the Le Mans 24 Hours race on June 17 with spain’s two―time Fomula One world champion Fernando Alonso victorious in his debut and now one step away from the Triple Crown of Motorsports.
The triumph,expected after champions Porsche withdrew last year,came at the
20th attempt for Toyota,which became only the second Japanese manufacturer to
win the world’s greatest endurance race after Mazda did it in 1991.


  • ①Le…race:ルマン24時間耐久レ―ス
  • ②two-time…champion:自動車レ―スのフォーミュラワン(F1)で2回総合王者になっている
  • ③Triple…Motorsport:世界三大自動車レ―ス。ルマン以外は、F1のモナコ・グランプリと米国のインディ500
  • ④Porsche:自動車メーカーのポルシェ
  • ⑤withdrew(raw):(~から)撤退した
  • ⑥endurance race:耐久レ―ス