Mugen Honda ‘deserted by luck’ as loose wheel ends victory hopes

Oyu had been leading the race when the right-rear wheel parted company with the Red Bull-liveried #16 Honda NSX-GT on lap 18 of 65, shortly after the first safety car restart.
That brought the race to an immediate halt for Oyu and teammate Ukyo Sasahara, whose combined efforts had given Mugen pole by a mere seven thousandths of a second in qualifying on Saturday.
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