Articles tagged Richard Down

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The Le Mans 24 Hour Race

Rondeau's rendezvous Every year, the Le Mans 24 Hours proves something special, whatever the predicament of sportscar racing as a whole. It has a lot to with the unique atmosphere of the Circuit of the Sarthe, and the magic of a race that runs twice around the clock on an ultra-fast eight and a half mile course still largely composed of normal main roads. This year, however, the ACO's Grand Prix...

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Rock'n Roll'n Racing

Forget playing Wembley Arena – the stadium that Nick Mason loves best is in France, just outside a small town called Le Mans The door is open at the top of the metal staircase. Enter the large upper-floor warehouse office and you’re met by three objects which offer a perfect snapshot of the man who owns this place: on the left is a Formula 1 car that at first glance looks like a Patrick Tambay...


January 2020
Racing Rivalries: The 25 most explosive battles between drivers, teams, cars... and families.



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