Le Mans is the most famous motor race in the entire world, the fixed star of motor sports. For decades the circuits has become the once-a-year meeting place for sports car fans worldwide.
The sporting reputation of numerous marques and the innovations automotive development are established in this extremely illustrated volume.
The race, the people behind the successes (and failures) and the plethora of different cars provide ample material for a variety of exciting and interesting stories.
This book tells some of them and traces the lively history of the tradition-rich event. The vehicles of the Loch Collection in the German National Automobile Museum take centre stage. Presenting the cars in detail, this book spans the era of technical development from the early beginning through to the present day.