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Greatest Race Car Drivers on the best of motor racing circuits in the World at Le Mans in France

Nigel Mansell Le Mans 2010

Greatest Racing Car Drivers of the Modern Era

Most of the greatest race car drivers at all times sought to try their hand on the mythical track Circuit de la Sarthe. Car endurance race 24 Hours of Le Mans is the most attractive event in the world of motorsport. The famous race collects the largest number of viewers of all sporting events in Europe. On average, it is visited by about 250,000 motorsport fans a year. The prestige of the race is a guarantee of participation in the race’s most famous racers.

Drivers Parade in Le Mans town center

Drivers’ Parade going on a Friday night before the race through the city streets. The parade is held since 1992 and is an essential part of the car festival. Presentation of drivers provides a unique opportunity for the spectator to see up close and interact with famous motor racers. With luck, you can also take a picture with the world famous auto racing drivers and to receive from them a souvenir or just an autograph.

Greatest Race Car Drivers

since 2010
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“Mister Le Mans” – Tom Kristensen

Dane with nine victories is the legend of 24 Hours of Le Mans. In 2013 he became World Champion of  FIA World Endurance Championship.

Tom Kristensen in middle / Allan McNish on right

 

Tom Kristensen on left / Allan McNish on right

“British Lion” Nigel Mansell

Formula One World Champion  – 1992, 31 won the Grand Prix (1980 – 1992 / 1994 – 1995). Champion of the American Indycar Series (CART IndyCar) 1993, since 2005 included in the  International Motorsports Hall of Fame .

Nigel Mansell
Nigel Mansell

Best Australian driver Mark Webber

Ten Grand Prix in Formula 1, World Champion of  FIA World Endurance Championship 2015 on  Porsche 919 Hybrid.

Mark Webber

French driver Sébastien Bourdais

Four-time champion of the IndyCar ( Champ Car) 2004 – 2007, ex F1 driver in 2008 – 2009.

Sebastien Bourdais on right
Sebastien Bourdais on left

“Best second French driver” Olivier Panis

The winner of the Monaco Grand Prix in 1996, 10 years participated in the Formula 1 Championship: 1994 – 2004.

Olivier Panis on right
Olivier Panis

World famous racers :

F1 drivers in Le Mans : 

Scottish racing driver Allan McNish three times ranked first on the  Sarthe track, Champion of World Endurance Championship 2013. Austrian racer Alexander Wurz twice won the famous race. Ex F1 french Jean Alesi , he won the Canadian Grand Prix in 1995. Italian Giancarlo Fisichella won Brazilian Grand Prix 2003. Spanish driver  Marc Gené has won in the race of Le Mans in 2009.

Among  greatest racing drivers in the best endurance race:

The most successful rally driver in WRC history Sébastien Loeb.

One of the legends of Le Mans become a famous American actor Patrick Dempsey and his team Patrick Dempsey Racing.

Famous car racers names on Drivers Parade 2015 video:

Next 24 Hours of Le Mans race:

take place on 15 to 19 June 2016 at the Circuit de la Sarthe. Full schedule Le Mans 2016 dates

Regular Drivers’ parade with Greatest Race Car Drivers of the world will be held on Friday 17 June before the race. Beginning at 18.30 from the Republic Square.

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