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Audi, Toyota duel headlines at Le Mans

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The 81st edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend is set to provide a fitting finale to week-long festivites at the fabled Circuit de la Sarthe, celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, with Toyota out to knock title-holders Audi off their perch. 

Audi R18 driven by Tom Kristensen competes during a practice session ahead of the Le Mans race in western France, on June 20, 2013. The 81st edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend is set to provide a fitting finale to week-long festivites at the fabled Circuit de la Sarthe, celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, with Toyota out to knock title-holders Audi off their perch.

Audi's dominance stretches back to their first title in 2000 with the German manufacturer victorious on 10 of 12 occasions since, including the last three races.

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