1955 24 Hours of Le Mans | Pierre Levegh's 300 SLR about to overtake Jean-Paul Colas in a Salmson 2300S Spyder

Pierre Levech ( is about to pass Jean-Paul Colas in the Salmson Spyder ( (photo credit: Daimler-Benz archive)

Interesting pic, how race car is made in 3 units, cockpit tub, front end unit, engine/rear end unit just bolt on. Jaguar V12 racers reached their peak in the 1980s period after conception for a V12 racer in the early 1960s. FACTORY TWR, KIDLINGTON (OXFORDSHIRE), 1987 - Jaguar XJR-8LM (chasis 286) TWR racer Win Percy accident Le Mans, 322km/h, Tony Southgate.(© Win Percy / Jaguar at Le Mans: Every Race, Car and Driver 1950-1995).

Interesting pic, how race car is made in 3 units, cockpit tub, front end unit, engine/rear end unit just bolt on. Jaguar V12 racers reached their peak in the 1980s period after conception for a V12 racer in the early 1960s. FACTORY TWR, KIDLINGTON (OXFORDSHIRE), 1987 - Jaguar XJR-8LM (chasis 286) TWR racer Win Percy accident Le Mans, 322km/h, Tony Southgate.(© Win Percy / Jaguar at Le Mans: Every Race, Car and Driver 1950-1995).

The tragic Levegh/Fitch 300 SLR from Le Mans 1955

LM 1955 ♦ The tragic Levegh/Fitch 300 SLR at speed before the mishap. Levegh at the wheel.

1968 .. Le Mans , entered by J.W. auto.eng. , Ford GT40 ,driven by Brian Muir / Jackie Oliver , DNF>clutch after accident .

Le Mans , entered by J. , Ford ,driven by Brian Muir / Jackie Oliver , DNF>clutch after accident .

#19 Ferrari 312 P (0868) Chris Amon/Peter Schetty (Scuderia Ferrari

The Fabulous Ferrari 458

Ferrari 312 P Chris Amon/Peter Schetty (Scuderia Ferrari - Le Mans 1969

1969 - Le Mans - Ferrari 312P SN 0868/0872 - Drivers Chris Amon, Peter Schetty - DNF (accident) © Michel Guilloux

1969 - Le Mans - Ferrari 312P SN 0868/0872 - Drivers Chris Amon, Peter Schetty - DNF (accident) © Michel Guilloux

juanillomera: “All Winners in Le mans. (1923 - 2016) ”

This brilliant graphic contains every single 24 Hours of Le Mans winner, stretching right the way back to the very first race in 1923

TIL Motorsport is banned in Switzerland because of an accident that happened in another country (1955 Le Mans disaster)

TIL Motorsport is banned in Switzerland because of an accident that happened in another country (1955 Le Mans disaster)

Le Mans 1999 warm up and Mark Webber's Mercedes does a back flip on the Mulsane straight.

Three reasons to watch (and care about) the 24 Hours of Le Mans race this weekend

Mercedes CLR racing car - - Mark Webber - Le Mans - take off, flip and crash.

#chevroletcorvette1973

#chevroletcorvette1973

1971- La Porsche 917/20  #23 surnommée "Pink Pig" de Joest/Kauhsen.

Le Mans , entered by Martini International Racing team , Porsche ( "Pink Pig" ) driven by Joest / Kauhsen ,DNFaccident .

Exoto 1:18 1967 Ford GT40 Mk IV #2- McLaren/Donohue Le Mans- Accident Weathered- LE of 134 diecast car

Exoto 1967 Ford Mk IV McLaren/Donohue Le Mans- Accident Weathered- LE of 134 diecast car

Le Mans 1970 . Van Lennep / Piper , Porsche 917K.

The Van Lennep / Piper, Porsche Le Mans Retired during the hour due to a puncture/accident.

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