90 Years of Le Mans






Lasting the Longest: Five decades, five Le Mans challengers



Although the last 90 years have seen the Le Mans 24 Hours develop into a cutting-edge spectacle of high technology, it remains – above all – about just one thing: endurance. We've selected five cars on sale today that were up to the ultimate challenge... read more >>


Triumph vs Tragedy: The 5 greatest Le Mans victories



The 90-year history of the Le Mans 24 Hours is rich in heroic wins that inspired the world, sitting alongside heartbreak and loss of life – often in the same race. As we wait for the Saturday start of the world’s greatest endurance race, we recall five of the greatest Le Mans victories in history. read more >>


RM to sell Laidlaw's Le Mans Legends in London



Now in its seventh year, RM’s London auction is one of the largest and finest in Europe. This year’s sale will see the inclusion of no fewer than three 1960s Le Mans entries, all sourced from the highly respected Laidlaw competition car collection. read more >>


1960s WAG-Wear: Stopwatch, clipboard, mini-skirt



It wouldn’t happen today. Yet 40 or 50 years ago, it wasn’t unusual to see gorgeous young women – the WAGs (wives and girlfriends) of top-class racing drivers – taking a serious role on raceday, armed with a stopwatch, a clipboard and, in the 1960s at least, a very short skirt. read more >>


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