24 Hours of Le Mans: Ford Gt40, List of 24 Hours of Le Mans Winners, List of 24 Hours of Le Mans Fatal Accidents, Le Mans Prototype Books LLC

ISBN: 9781156336618

Published: August 12th 2011

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30 pages


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24 Hours of Le Mans: Ford Gt40, List of 24 Hours of Le Mans Winners, List of 24 Hours of Le Mans Fatal Accidents, Le Mans Prototype  by  Books LLC

24 Hours of Le Mans: Ford Gt40, List of 24 Hours of Le Mans Winners, List of 24 Hours of Le Mans Fatal Accidents, Le Mans Prototype by Books LLC
August 12th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 30 pages | ISBN: 9781156336618 | 10.75 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: Ford GT40, List of 24 Hours of Le Mans winners, List of 24 Hours of Le Mans fatal accidents, Le MansMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: Ford GT40, List of 24 Hours of Le Mans winners, List of 24 Hours of Le Mans fatal accidents, Le Mans Prototype, 1955 Le Mans disaster, Group 5, Triple Crown of Motorsport, Group 4, Group 3, Le Mans 24 Hours video games, The Race, Le Mans Classic, Norbert Singer, Truth in 24, Le Mans Legend, Michel Vaillant, 24 heures damant.

Excerpt: The 24 Hours of Le Mans (French: ) is the worlds oldest sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since 1923 near the town of Le Mans, France. Commonly known as the Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency, race teams have to balance speed against the cars ability to run for 24 hours without sustaining mechanical damage to the car and manage the cars consumables, primarily fuel, tyres and braking materials.

The endurance of the drivers is likewise tested as drivers frequently spend stints of over two hours behind the wheel before stopping in the pits and allowing a relief driver to take over the driving duties. Drivers then grab what food and rest they can before returning to drive another stint. Today it is mandated that three drivers share each competing vehicle. The race is organised by the Automobile Club de lOuest (ACO) and runs on the Circuit de la Sarthe, a circuit containing a mix of closed public roads and specialist motor racing circuit that are meant not only to test a car and drivers ability to be quick, but also to last over a 24 hour period.

The competing teams will race in groups called classes for cars of similar specification while at the same time competing for outright placing amongst all of the classes. Originally the race was held for cars as they were sold to the general public which were then called Sports Cars compared to the specialist racing cars used in Grands Prix.

Over time the competing vehicles evolved away from their publicly-available road c...



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