It could be said that the third was the charm for the trio formed by the Argentine Jose Maria Lopez, English Mike conway and the Japanese Kamui Kobayashi since in his third career defending the scepter achieved last year in the Wec they were able to achieve their first triumph. The expected victory came in the 6 Hours of Monza, appointment that they mastered with absolute comfort.
The champions, who were also the fastest in training and qualifying thanks to the pole achieved by Pechito LópezThey were very firm and took advantage of the mechanical problems of their teammates to win with great ease and thus extend the unbeaten of the Japanese brand in the specialty.
The other Toyota GR010 HYBRYD driven by the swiss Sébastien Buemi, the New Zealander Brendon Hartley and the Japanese Kazkuki nakajima, who had been invincible in the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps and 8 Hours from Portimao, had problems with the engine and brakes. Finally, he finished 33rd overall and 4th in his class, 43 laps from the lead.
Without the No. 8 Toyota, the Alpine A480 of the french Nicolas lapierre y Matthieu Vaxivièr and Brazilian André Negrao he had no problem taking second place.
Thanks to the victory, López, Conway and Kobayashi cut the lead of Buemi, Hartley and Nakajima to six points heading into the 24 Hours of Le Mans, which will be played on August 21 and 22.