Le Mans - France


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The circuit Le Mans in France organized 1 Grand Prix in 1967.

statistics / stats

Jack Brabham (1 wins)
Brabham-Repco (1 wins)
0x (0%)

about Le Mans

The Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans, also known as Circuit de la Sarthe (after the 1906 French Grand Prix triangle circuit) located in Le Mans, Sarthe, France, is a semi-permanent motorsport race course, chiefly known as the venue for the 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race. Comprising private, race-specific sections of track in addition to public roads which remain accessible most of the year, its present configuration is 13.626 kilometres (8.467 mi) long, making it one of the longest circuits in the world. The capacity of the race stadium, where the short Bugatti Circuit is situated, is 100,000. The Musée des 24 Heures du Mans is a motorsport museum located at the main entrance of the venue.

Up to 85% of the lap time is spent on full throttle, putting immense stress on engine and drivetrain components. Additionally, the times spent reaching maximum speed also mean tremendous wear on the brakes and suspension as cars must slow from over 322 km/h (200 mph) to around 100 km/h (60 mph) for the sharp corner at the village of Mulsanne.

source: Wikipedia


events & winners

# event winner pole position
1 1967 French Grand Prix 2 July Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco 2:13:21.3 Graham Hill Lotus-Ford

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