Tag Archives: Le Mans 24h

Cartoon time

Still working on my comic book and it takes me a long time to transform original pictures. But time I have, so no problem

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Le Mans 24h – Nostalgia

I came across this very realistic painting of these 2 C9 prototypes Sauber Mercedes in the 1989 edition of the 24 hours race. I was there and saw car number 61 win the race In the meantime the track portion … Continue reading

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And again 1/43’s

My supplier has been away all summer, therefore orders placed in May & June are only just materialising. Anyway, these 2 have now arrived. Ligier JS2 (Maserati) which ran at Le Mans in 1974 The car from the Pescarolo team … Continue reading

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Additional 1/43’s

Received a couple of miniatures today which I had ordered weeks ago. I have actually seen both cars racing at Le Mans . I am particularly pleased with the Rondeau designed and built by a local Le Mans guy who … Continue reading

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LM 24H – Setting up

Taking the opportunity that the cars and drivers are taking part in the 3rd free practice session to set my viewing centre for the weekend. Live video on the main screen, live timing and position board on the smaller screen. … Continue reading

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Monza 2021

The 3rd race of the season took place last weekend. I have updated the results in my Le Mans page The next race in the calendar is of course the actual 24 Hours in Le Mans. For the second year … Continue reading

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Courage

The post lady, a new one, delivered this one a couple of days ago. Courage Compétition 🇫🇷 was a racing team and chassis constructor company now owned by Oreca, based in Le Mans near the famous Circuit de la Sarthe. It was … Continue reading

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Which one next?

As some of you might have gathered I have started collecting model cars, 1.43 scale, of French cars which have actually took part in the Le Mans 24h race over the years. There are quite a few sites on the … Continue reading

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And another one

A more recent one this time. For a diesel powered car, it was running ever so quietly and efficiently. Great car.

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Another car

One of my “Le Mans 24h heros” so to speak. JEAN RONDEAU, THE CONSECRATION The small manufacturer from Sarthe became big. With a more reliable engine and a slightly modified aerodynamic system, Jean Rondeau achieved a feat that is still … Continue reading

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