Monday, 8 October 2012

24 Hours of racing.......that’s awesome!

Caption: The 2012 Le Mans winning car.

The Le Mans 24 Hour race (French; 24 Heures du Mans) is the world’s oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually in the Town of Le Mans. This event is commonly known as the Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency, race teams have a balance speed against the cars ability to run for 24 hours without sustaining any mechanical damage to the car and manage the cars fuel, tyres and brakes.

The endurance of the drivers is likewise tested as the drivers frequently spend stints of 2/4 hours behind the wheel before stopping in the pits. It has become a rule that there are three drivers, which share each competing vehicle.

Competing teams have a wide a variety of organisations, ranging from road car manufacturers to professional racing teams who represent their commercial companies and brands (sponsors).

Would you be able to race for 24 hours? Or even participate within this competition?

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