Le Mans legends mark 90th anniversary of 24-hour racing at La Sarthe


Cars such as Ford’s GT40 and Porsche’s 956 will join an exhibit entitled Legends of Le Mans as the famous endurance race marks its 90th anniversary on 22-23 June.

A 20,000-strong public vote selected a racer from each decade of the event’s existence, while a team of 12 experts made the final decision in Paris.

The panel chose 11 cars in total including the Bentley Speed Six, Alfa Romeo 8C, Ferrari 166MM, Jaguar D-type, Porsche 917K, plus Audi’s R10 and R18.

Mazda’s 787B and Peugeot’s 905 received an equal number of votes so both cars took a place in the final selection.

All the racers will take part in a parade lap of the 8.47-mile Circuit de la Sarthe before the start of the main event.



Am I reading that right? No McLaren F1?

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