2017 Le Mans: A 200-mph Race for the Future of Automobiles

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2017 Le Mans: A 200-mph Race for the Future of Automobiles

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IN MY OPINION, 99% of motorsports competition is a pointless, brainless waste of time and gasoline. Drag racing is for morons and children, with a lot of Venn overlap between. Formula One is so numbing you could pierce my ears during the simulcast and I’d never know.

Le Mans is the 1%. The 24 Hours of Le Mans (this year, June 17-18) is the world’s oldest endurance road-racing event, first staged in 1923 by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) in the Sarthe department of central France. The modernized, 8.47-mile circuit…

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