Gary Watkins: Top 10 24-hour classics
Gary Watkins has been covering endurance racing for over 20 years now. With the Nurburgring 24 coming up this weekend, he picks out his top 10 races
It seems like a lifetime ago that I pitched up at Le Mans for my first 24-hour race as a bright-eyed cub reporter. That was way back in 1990, long enough ago for me now to be knocking on the door of a half-century of around-the-clock reporting.
Adding 16 Daytonas, 10 Spas, one Nurburgring and one Willhire (the last) at Snetterton to my tally of 21 Le Mans, I now find myself on 49 24-hour races covered, most of them for AUTOSPORT. That makes my attendance at this weekend's Nurburgring 24 Hours an historic event for me.
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