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Julie
Community Manager

How much do you know about the 24 Hours of Le Mans?

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We're gearing up for the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend. Hagerty joins forces with Radio Le Mans, the only free to air, live, and global coverage provider for the event, to bring you some race trivia. Answer ANY of the 10 questions below for a chance to win your own limited edition official 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans polo.

 

  1. Which famous drummer has raced at Le Mans? Fortunately, he didn't put a hole in the wall.
  2. Alain de Cadenet was a favourite private entrant at Le Mans with his eponymous cars. But which famous F1 designer designed the car?
  3. Gordon subsequently designed a car which went on to win the race. What was the car?
  4. When David Bell, Justin Bell, and Andy Wallace almost won Le Mans, their sponsor was a famous London store. What was the store?
  5. In what year did the start of the race not take place on the existing start-finish straight?
  6. What was the best ever result for a single driver in the 24 Hours of Le Mans? Name the driver, car, and year?
  7. Who was the last driver to drive two cars during the race?
  8. Name at least three drivers who had a parent compete here in the past?
  9. How many times has the race not been held in the month of June ? 
  10. According to the officially posted results, what was the longest—in terms of time—that the race ever lasted? Bear in mind that the race finishes when the leading car crosses the start-finish line for the first time after 24 hours have elapsed.

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JustinMoreno
Pit Crew

The only one I can think of for "Name at least three drivers who had a parent compete here in the past?" is Justin Bell - father Derek Bell
Barryk
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1. Nick Mason of Pink Floyd 

Danni_OLaisip
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Does anyone know if there are drummers that did put a hole in the wall at Le Mans?
96c4corvette
Pit Crew

nick mason

OmniGLH
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Ricky and Jordan Taylor.

Palladan
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Alex Brundle is racing right now... 

OmniGLH
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I'm pretty sure Wayne Taylor ran here in the 80s - both his kids have run here (Ricky and Jordan)

SdnIII
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Got at least a few I think!

 

1. Nick Mason

 

2. The legend Gordon Murray

 

3. McLaren F1 GTR 

 

4. shot in the dark but maybe Marks and Spencer

 

 

 

starchoice
Pit Crew

Answer to Question 4:

Harrods.

Duglas398
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These are hard questions!

 

I only famous drummer I know of that is also racer is Dave Weckl. 

Father and son - David MacNeil and Cooper MacNeil

kpeikert
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Nick Mason, Pink Floyd my favorite group, raced several times.

Paleracer
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#4

Harrods

setab
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Nick mason
phi-lan33
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#4- Harrods owned at the time by Mohamed Al-Fayed

ChristophB
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#8 David Brabham, Vanina Ickx, Alex Brundle 

ChristophB
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#6. I think... Yorkshire man E D (Eddie) Hall, 4.5l Bentley, 1950. What a hero! 

sskijack
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1. Nick Mason

 

2. Gordon Murray

 

3. Mclaren F1

nicholasm
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9. Four times (1923, 1956, 1968 and 2020).

bailey
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3 times plus today =4
Deadsquirrel
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Question 1. NICK Mason

Roddy1968
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1. Nick Mason

2. The legend that is Gordon Murray- sadly no relation...

MickyH
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1. Nick Mason

Mat_Gee
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4. Harrods 

Thanks for supporting Radio Le Mans this year. The race wouldn't be the same without them and we would be without them without sponsors like yourself. 

Imt1975
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Obladerek
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1.Nick Mason

Steveg
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4.  Harrods 

Morty81
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Cw1
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Question 8

 

Leo Mansell ( Nigel)

alex  Brundle ( Martin)

Justin Bell ( Derek) 

Luc
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“Name at least three drivers who had a parent compete here in the past?”

 

Leo & Greg Mansell- with dad Nigel Mansell (although they didn’t actually get to drive in the race)

Vanina Ickx

Pierre Nicolet

Elementary1668
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  • 1) Nick Mason
Elementary1668
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4) Harrods 

Stonojnr
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1 Nick Mason
2 Gordon Murray
3 McLaren F1 GTR
4 Harrods

kingRidiculous
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How many times has the race not been held in the month of June ? 2, 2020 and 1968.
SnoKat
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#4 is Harrod's of course 

eblackadder_84
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2. Gordon Murray 

3. McLaren F1 GTR

4. Harrods

Petrolheadsarah
Pit Crew

  1. Which famous drummer has raced at Le Mans? Fortunately, he didn't put a hole in the wall. = It is Nick Mason from Pink Floyd.
ruthh8
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8. Alex Brundell, Cooper MacNeill and Justin Bell.

Howoodrace
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Nick Mason, Pink Floyd

Sjgardiner
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#4- they were sponsored by Harrods of London

swenseeni
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4) Harrods!

Olliethehut
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question 2 - Gordon Murray who then designed question 3 - the Mclaren F1

AUDIOSUG
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1 Nick Mason of PinkFloyd read a Mag article on Nick's love of racing his house and his cars. A sports car in your living room is cool

2 Lola designed the DeCadent-Lola

That's all I got

JustinMoreno
Pit Crew

@AUDIOSUG In his living room?! 😂

AUDIOSUG
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Yes at some point in the 80s he had a house built that was a hybrid garage, living space for his collection. I think he sold the house. But it was designed to let him at anytime to see and to drive or lend his cars out to historic races. He felt that cars should be on track and not just static in a museum. Allen De Cadent used some of Nick's cars in his series. Like the Ferrari 333SP. At one point Nick had a mind blowing collection 🤯

JustinMoreno
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@AUDIOSUG Wow, what a cool

story.  Life / home goals haha!  I’m of the same mind.  Fawn over them yes, but DRIVE THEM.  They were made to be driven!  Thank you for commenting!

F1jinx
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Nick Mason from Pink Floyd 

Jamessmith237ww
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1. Nick Mason

BKoretz
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Haydos
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Nick Mason of Pink Floyd  - we don't need no education - because we watch Le Mans instead.