From the archives: Porsche triple victory in Le Mans 1982
As the engines will roar again in this week-end in Le Mans, we travel back
in time some 30 years. In 1982, the brand-new 956 celebrates an impressive
triple victory. Get behind the scenes in this contemporary documentation.
More information on Porsche in Le Mans at http://www.porsche.com/motorsport
Aston Martin at Le Mans 1959 Part 1
After ten years of racing, it all came good for Aston Martin in 1959 when
their DBR1s came 1st and 2nd in the famous 24 hour Le Mans race.
They then went on to win the World Sportscar Championship for the same
Please also see part 2 of this film.
Porsche at Le Mans: The Definitive History - XCAR
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Jacky Ickx wint Le Mans in Ford (1969)
Beelden van de 37e editie van de 24-uurs race van Le Mans, die 45 auto's
naar de start bracht. De Engelse coureur Woolfe krijgt dodelijk ongeluk
tijdens race en de winnaar is Jacky Ickx in een Ford.
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TRUTH IN 24 II - Every Second Counts
The Le Mans 24 Hours are a legend. They are mentioned in the same breath as
the Rallye Monte Carlo, the Monaco Grand Prix and the Indianapolis 500.
Since 1923, hundreds of thousands of motorsport enthusiasts have been
flocking to La Sarthe year by year to experience the one-day race. To watch
the protagonists in their sports cars battle for each place and each meter
of tarmac with bated breath. The drivers cover 4,800 kilometers in 24 hours
- almost as many as the Formula One racers in a whole year. Every Le Mans
winner has gone down in history. The three Audi drivers Andr‚Äö
Lotterer, Beno≈ít Tr‚Äöluyer and Marcel F‚Äûssler did so in a
special way with the triumph they achieved in 2011. The film TRUTH IN 24 II
documents the tenth and arguably most emotional triumph of the brand with
the four rings at this sports car classic. After two Audi R18 TDI cars have
retired following spectacular accidents, the remaining Audi fights a
dramatic battle for overall victory with the three Peugeot 908 cars ? which
the Audi trio ultimately decides in its favor with a narrow margin of 13
seconds. The film captures the entire drama of the fourth-narrowest running
of the Le Mans 24 Hours ? with intimate insights into the team of Audi
Sport and breath-taking pictures.
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