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Racing Dozen: Le Mans Special – GTE Pro

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Each week we will bring you 12 press shots that we like from the weekend’s racing action. This week we will be bringing you four of these galleries – one for each of the Le Mans classes after an amazing and historic weekend.

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The Aston Martin/Prodrive squad returned to glory after a disastrous 2011. They scored a GTE Pro podium in 2012 (PHOTO: MacLean Photographic/WEC)

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The JMW Ferrari did not make the finish, retiring after about 15 hours (PHOTO: Ferrari)

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The AF Corse squad of Fisichella / Bruni / Vilander took the win in GTE Pro (PHOTO: Ferrari)

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The morning warmup and some practices time was held in awful conditions (PHOTO: Ferrari)

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The AF Corse squad celebrate the victory at the end of the 24 hours (PHOTO: Ferrari)

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Corvette Racing, 24 Hours of Le Mans, France,  June 11, 2012. Compuware Corvette C6.R #73 (driven by Jan Magnussen, Antonio Garcia, and Jordan Taylor) and Compuware Corvette C6.R #74 (driven by Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner, and Richard Westbrook) went through scrutineering (technical inspection) at Place de la Republique in the center of Le Mans (Richard Prince/Corvette Racing Photo)

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The Prospeed Porsche leads the Corvette factory entry at the chicane at the end of the Le Mans circuit (PHOTO: Rolex / Jad Sherif)

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The GT field pulls away at the start of the 80th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours (PHOTO: Rolex / Jad Sherif)

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Prizegiving GTE Pro 2nd: 59 – LUXURY RACING (FRA) 1st: 51 – AF CORSE (ITA) 3rd: 97 – ASTON MARTIN RACING (GBR)  (PHOTO: Rolex / Stephan Cooper)

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A group of cars including the Flying Lizard Porsche, both Febermayr Porsches and the Deltawing sit abandoned (PHOTO: Nissan)

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The Felbermayr Porsche of Lieb / Lietz / Henzler would retire about half way through (PHOTO: Porsche)

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The pitlane by night – the Febermayr team at work (PHOTO: Porsche)

For more galleries…

GTE Pro

GTE Am

LMP2

LMP1

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