Relief. That was Richard Attwood’s abiding emotion at the Le Mans 24 Hours – once it was all over for another year. The unassuming Englishman never did match the narcissist stereotype of the ego-driven racing driver, which is perhaps why he was sometimes underrated. But those who understood knew he was made of the right stuff – especially at Le Mans, scene of his greatest triumph that enshrined his place in motor racing history.
1970 – Porsche’s first Le Mans victory
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