Bearing in mind the impending centenary race, I thought between now and then I might devote a few of these columns to some of the lesser-known stories of Le Mans, particularly where there appears no particular reason for them to have faded into obscurity.
The Grand Prix car that won Le Mans | Thank Frankel it's Friday
Andrew Frankel has been racing cars for over 20 years and testing them for nearer to 30. He is senior contributing writer to both Autocar and MotorSport magazines, sits on the Car of the Year jury and was chief car tester for the Sunday Times for 15 years. He cites driving and writing as the only disciplines for which he has any talent and therefore considers himself vocationally employed. When he is not working he lives quietly in the Wye Valley with his family, a small and unimportant accumulation of cheap old cars and some sheep.
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