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Alonso wins third world title in Le Mans

Fernando Alonso was crowned FIA world champion for a third time on Sunday as his #8 Toyota crew won the Le Mans 24 Hours for a second time to secure World Endurance Championship glory. The sister Toyota crew had led for much of the race, but a puncture with a little over an hour to go cost them. Alonso, Kazuki Nakajima and Sebastien Buemi also won in Le Mans 12 months ago, handing the double world champion in F1 his second leg of the 'Triple Crown'. Article continues under video He was unable to complete the job in Indianapolis this year as he failed to qualify for the Indy 500 racing for McLaren. However, he was back on the top step in Le Mans just three weeks later after a thrilling...
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