Jul 8

Le Mans cars from 1923-79 race out onto circuit again

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Since 2002, the Le Mans has been held every other year on the Circuit de la Sarthe. (Photo courtesy Ultimatecarpage.com)

Introduction:

First held in 1923, the is one the greatest annual sports events. However, unlike most other events, Le Mans’ rich heritage can actually be celebrated by bringing the protagonists, the , back to the track.

Since 2002, this is done biennially with the Le Mans Classic. This twice-around-the-clock event features cars from the 1920s all the way through the early 1980s, spread over six grids.

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Jul 2

Only at Goodwood: Mercedes and Maserati highlight 22nd running of Festival of Speed

Paul Stewart drives a classic Mercedes-Benz F1 car by the Juda Mercedes Statue at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Paul Stewart drives a -Benz F1 car by the Juda Statue at the 2014 . (Photo courtesy Ultimatecarpage.com)

‘Addicted to Winning – The Unbeatable Champions of Motorsport’ was the theme for the 22nd edition of the ever expanding Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Fittingly, the main sculpture was dedicated to Mercedes-Benz, who celebrate 120 years of motorsport in 2014.

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