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Mike Conway in the LMP1-class No. 6 Toyota TS050 collided with the LMP2-class No. 37 of SMP Racing’s Victor Shaytar early on during today’s 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. This prototype-on-prototype violence must not stand, man.

Here’s another angle from the highlight reel:

The No. 6 Toyota was given a drive-thru penalty for causing the accident when he didn’t slow down in time before whacking into the No. 37.

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This race has been completely insane thus far for everybody in the FIA World Endurance Championship’s top LMP1 class. The No. 2 Porsche 919 lost hybrid power shortly after the start of the race. Without its electric boost, No. 2 is left with less than 500 horsepower—far less than the over 900 horsepower that it’s supposed to have.

The No. 7 Audi R18 had to come back into the garage with a damaged floor. Driver Benoît Tréluyer complained of lost downforce and vibrations in the car, and pit crews spotted damage to the car’s front.

Lastly, the No. 1 Porsche had a left front puncture that took it out of the lead, and it got another left front puncture after putting on a new tire. So, into the garage it went to repair or replace any parts that might be rubbing.

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Both LMP1s went back out after repairs, but geez. Maybe there’s something in the waters of Eau Rouge that’s making all the manufacturer LMP1 teams go crazy. Porsche No. 1 didn’t stay out for long, as it’s making its way back into the garage.

Maybe that injured No. 2 car has a chance after all!