In the final weeks before the race, Porsche, Audi and Nissan prepare to scale the Mount Everest of Motorsport. Historic Le Mans royalty, Porsche, hang their hopes on F1 veteran, Mark Webber, who's nearly died on the course twice. A visit to Porsche's secret storage facility in Germany, stocked with iconic race cars, serves as a reminder of Porsche's lauded past at Le Mans and the weight riding on Webber's shoulders. Meanwhile, reigning Le Mans champs, Audi, have cocksure three-time winner André Lotterer leading the charge and newcomers Nissan put their faith in Jann Mardenborough, a 23-year-old video gamer turned racing driver who still lives at home with his mom and dad.
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With the world profoundly shocked by the accident's death toll, Pierre Levegh's 1955 crash saw motorsport of all kind temporarily banned in France, Germany, Spain, and Switzerland. Switzerland maintained the ban until 2015, when it was relaxed to allow for electric vehicle racing only. See more
Written by David Magee, Nathan Connolly, Gavin Fox and Troy Stewart
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