We had Grandstand tickets and went to our seats for the start of the race so we could get the best view. Unfortunately it started raining just before the race was due to get underway. The race was started under the safety car and stayed that way for most of the first hour.
The sun set and we walked back to the Porsche Curves where we could watch from the Travel Destinations campsite viewing bank.
In the daylight we could get a good view of the 47 car behind the barriers.
As the morning went on it got sunnier and warmer. Sunday turned into a really nice day.
There was so much still happening in the last couple of hours of the race, but nothing more dramatic than the race leading number 5 Toyota LMP1 car breaking down a few minutes before the end of the race when it was so close to winning.
The number 2 Porsche won from the number 6 Toyota and the number 8 Audi was in third.
It was a great race in LMP1 but the way it ended was such a shock!
It was a shame that Corvette Racing didn’t have a better race, but there was a lot of action in LMGTE Pro with the Ford GT cars battling with the Risi Competizione Ferrari.
After the race we drove to Calais on Sunday evening and stayed at the Novotel Suite hotel that is very handy for the Channel crossings.