Le Mans


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Le Mans

 (lə mäN′)
A city of northwest France west-southwest of Paris. Settled in pre-Roman times, it is famous for its annual (since 1923) 24-hour sports car races.

Le Mans

(French lə mɑ̃)
n
(Placename) a city in NW France: scene of the first experiments in motoring and flying; annual motor race. Pop: 148 169 (2006)

Le Mans

(lə ˈmɑ̃)
n.
a city in NW France: auto racing. 155,245.
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The #8 TS050 HYBRID of last year's Le Mans winners Sebastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Fernando Alonso holding a 31-point advantage over Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez in the #7, with a maximum of 39 points still to win next week.
Munich -- There are still a few weeks to go before the grand finale of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) 'Super Season' - the 24 Hours of Le Mans (FRA) - but fans can get a taste of what's to come in advance of the iconic La Sarthe race .
The British duo will race a Ligier JS P2 as they join forces once again after racing at the Sebring 12 Hours, the Le Mans 24 Hours and the Six Hours of Watkins Glen together with United Autosports.
Zvezdan Mitrovic's men lost just one of their six playoff games en route to the finals and took game one against Le Mans 78-71.
Muscat: Aston Martin racer Ahmad Al Harthy will make a long-awaited return to the Circuit de la Sarthe in France from June 14 to 17, with a debut appearance in the 'Road to Le Mans' Michelin Le Mans Cup -- supporting the world-famous Le Mans 24 Hours.
Held ahead of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the Road to Le Mans provides drivers with the chance to race on the impressive 13.629km track - and Newcastle-born Bell demonstrated the speed at which he can learn a new track and a new race car.
68 Ford GT of Sebastien Bourdais (FRA), Joey Hand (US) and Dirk ME-ller (GER) crossed the finish line at Le Mans at three o'clock on Sunday, as the overall GT winner of the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours.
This year McLaren Motors will make 50 McLaren 650S Le Mans available globally, with a design inspired by the race-winning car.
Back in June, Alonso expressed his desire to race at Le Mans. "It's a good experience, a good race, and obviously to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans means a lot for any driver, and hopefully I will race there," the 33-year-old (http://motorsportstalk.nbcsports.com/2014/06/19/alonso-i-want-to-finish-my-career-at-le-mans/) said .
Said Dr Rhys Pullin: "The world famous Le Mans 24-hour endurance race was set to take place.
In 2014, Motul will become the official lubricant partner to the Le Mans Classic event that takes place at the home of endurance racing, the 'Circuit des 24 Heures' in Le Mans.