Mans Legend 2007 - 1956-1968 Cars
The support race for the 75th Le Mans 24 Hours will feature Le Mans
cars from a classic period – 1956-1968.
A grid of 61
Le Mans cars from this era will take to the famous circuit for a
one-hour, two-driver support race, on Saturday morning, June 16.
we have chosen for the 2007 Le Mans Legend race covers the great
Ferrari era at Le Mans,” says Motor Racing Legends Chairman,
Duncan Wiltshire, “and leads to the emergence of the Ford
GT40 and Ford’s eventual domination of the 24 Hours.
the Ford vs. Ferrari battles of the 1960s encapsulate the very essence
of Le Mans history. But by taking the eligible years back to 1956,
we will also cover the two Ecurie Ecosse wins in Jaguar D-types,
followed by Ferrari’s incredible string of victories from
1958 to 1965, broken only by Aston Martin’s win in 1959 with
its fabulous DBR1.”
The Le Mans
Legend race is run by Motor Racing Legends in partnership with the
Automobile Club de l’Ouest, and is for actual cars which ran
at Le Mans, plus genuine sister cars of the same specification.