Vijay Pattni: Welcome everyone, to the 79th running of the 24 hours of Le Mans. It is, quite simply, the greatest race in the world. Fifty-six cars will compete on an eight-and-a-half mile circuit from Saturday afternoon to Sunday afternoon in the hope of a) not crashing, and b) taking top honours. We’ll have full […]
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