24 themes to watch for at Le Mans
Even if Peugeot proves unstoppable in the race, the 78th Le Mans 24 Hours is still set to be full of intrigue and excitement. AUTOSPORT picks out 24 things to keep an eye on during the 24-hour contest
1. Old start re-creation
Tune in to the race coverage nice and early to see a re-creation of the historic Le Mans running start. At 14:15 local time (45 minutes before the flag drops), the cars will be line up along the side of the track, ready for the drivers to sprint across the straight and jump in.
The chances of 55 drivers adhering correctly to the careful choreography are about as high as those of all 55 cars finishing the race.
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