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Henri Pescarolo, a legendary handprint on the 24 Hours of Le Mans
24h Le Mans
12/06/2018 17:01

Henri Pescarolo, a legendary handprint on the 24 Hours of Le Mans

On Monday 11 June late afternoon, the traditional handprint ceremony took place in downtown Le Mans with the previous year's winners of the 24 Hours. In addition to Brit Nick Tandy and New Zealander Earl Bamber (two of the three from the 20...

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Pescarolo an official 24 Hours of Le Mans poster child!
24h Le Mans
04/01/2018 15:01

Pescarolo an official 24 Hours of Le Mans poster child!

As a publication dedicated to the history of the official 24 Hours of Le Mans posters has just been released, a major player of the race, Henri Pescarolo - who figures on several of the posters himself - shared his thoughts. The record-hold...

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Steve McQueen: Le Mans, the race, the movie (5)
24h Le Mans
26/10/2015 05:01

Steve McQueen: Le Mans, the race, the movie (5)

Awaiting the U.K. release of the documentary "Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans" on November 20th (release in France on November 1st at the Path...

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The 24 Hours of Mans at the Dix Mille Tours
24h Le Mans
04/10/2015 08:01

The 24 Hours of Mans at the Dix Mille Tours

For the 2015 edition of the Dix Mille Tours (October 3-4), three previous winners at the 24 Hours of Le Mans have made the trip to the south of France and the circuit at Le Castellet: G...

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Henri Pescarolo, the proof four-fold
24h Le Mans
25/09/2015 12:01

Henri Pescarolo, the proof four-fold

Born on September 25, 1942, Henri Pescarolo made his mark in 24 Hours of Le Mans history with a double feat. He was the first French driver to win three consecutive victories, and also to have won a fourth time at Le Mans....

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Le Mans and the Nürburgring, a one-two of giants
24h Le Mans
27/08/2015 05:01

Le Mans and the Nürburgring, a one-two of giants

Thirteen drivers have won both at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and at the 1,000 km N...

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24 Hours of Le Mans and WWII (3): 1942
24h Le Mans
13/08/2015 08:01

24 Hours of Le Mans and WWII (3): 1942

World War II interrupted the saga of the 24 Hours of Le Mans for a decade, but a generation of 11 future winners was born between 1940 and 1945. Four among them were born in 1942: Gijs van Lennep, Jochen Rindt, Jackie Oliver and Henri Pesca...

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24 Hours of Le Mans 1970-2015 - 45 Porsche stories (44)
24h Le Mans
25/06/2015 10:01

24 Hours of Le Mans 1970-2015 - 45 Porsche stories (44)

Between his own cars and Porsche prototypes, the history of Le Mans constructor Jean Rondeau (1946-1985) is a highly eventful one....

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