The trio hugged and embraced before the podium celebrations in front of a crowd of 260,000. AFP / DAMIEN MEYER
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Porsche won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the third year in a row Sunday with a stunning last-to-first victory in a race of retirements that left early favorites Toyota nursing more heartache. The German manufacturer's 19th outright win at the Circuit de la Sarthe followed a night of drama with Toyota's top two cars retiring and the No. 1 Porsche also suffering a terminal problem while leading with four hours to go.Bamber had won with Porsche in 2015 but Sunday was a first for Hartley, the only driver in the two crews yet to taste overall victory at Le Mans.The former Formula One driver was halted by a clutch problem in the leading No. 7 car around the 10 hours mark.The team, five-time runners-up, missed out last year when their leading car broke down on the final lap only minutes from the checkered flag.
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