Le Mans

True Endurance, True Durability

what is
le mans?

Le Mans is a quaint city in the northwestern region of France. Racing is the only word that pops in mind when you think about Le Mans. It has rightly been named 24 Hours of Le Mans because it tests the endurance of the racecars rather than focusing on the speed of the vehicle. 24 Hours of Le Mans rewards the principle of less maintenance and high level of performance. The racecar prototype is expected to spend the least amount of time at the pit and be able to complete 24 hours runtime on the track with no mechanical failure. Le Mans also inspired many 24 hour races all around the world; The American Le mans Series, Europe’s Le Mans series to name a few. Some Facts about the Le Mans;

Approximately 60 racecars can participate in the race but not all of them are always able to complete the race.

There are no rules laid down on the number of drivers and how long they are allowed to drive the vehicle at a stretch. With careful consideration nearly all the competing teams use 3 drivers on rotation.

Le Mans was the first known birthplace of the tradition of the winning racecar driver to spray the champagne instead of drinking it.

Le Mans and Porsche have had a historic run with Porsche being crowned the winner 3 years in row. The remarkable 919 Hybrid bid adieu to LMP1 Class in Le Mans in the year 2017. Porsche recorded: “The 24 Minutes of Le Mans” in order to bid a fitting farewell to this extraordinary journey of Porsche and to commemorate its history with Le Mans. If you are still reading this and need a reason to stream “24 Minutes of Le Mans” right now, I’ll give you 4.

Sheer Ingenious idea

"The sheer amount of time, effort and emotion invested in making it happen makes “24 Minutes of Le Mans” worth a listen" - states Tom from cash for cars in Oakland. Porsche used the remarkable tires on the 919 Hybrid to produce a vinyl record which ultimately holds the recording of “24 Minutes of Le Mans”. The vinyl record has been pressed and molded to contain the recording which makes it one of the most coveted items in the history of Le Mans. Twenty four original records were made to further memorialize the Le Mans.

Provides Quick Recap

“24 Minutes of Le Mans” was recorded to reminisce and keep alive the historic moments in the past shared by Porsche in Le Mans. Fans have access to some snippets and untold stories by the likes of celebrities and racecar veterans which were never shared before. It includes Dr. Wolfgang Porsche’s experiences, Chad McQueen’s memories of the race and also features Hans-Joachim Stuck’s tragic tale. “24 Minutes of Le Mans” contains fast paced twenty four exemplary tales to catch your attention.

Easy Access

Porsche wanted everyone to enjoy and celebrate the Le Mans and hence made it easily accessible to anyone who wants to hear it. It is available to stream on Spotify, iTunes, Amazon Music, Shazam for free. What makes it interesting is the fact you can hear it while driving, cooking, basically whilst doing any chore around the house or even outside.

Easy Access

Porsche wanted everyone to enjoy and celebrate the Le Mans and hence made it easily accessible to anyone who wants to hear it. It is available to stream on Spotify, iTunes, Amazon Music, Shazam for free. What makes it interesting is the fact you can hear it while driving, cooking, basically whilst doing any chore around the house or even outside.

It isn’t tedious

Let’s face it; in today’s age and time no one has an attention span of more than 10 minutes. “24 Minutes of Le Mans” is a fresh take on audio which holds your attention and leaves you asking for more. It contains twenty four tracks; each track is one minute long. Porsche truly captured the essence of Le Mans in every aspect of “24 Minutes of Le Mans” by offering 24 varied memories to the racecar enthusiasts. In conclusion, Le Mans is one of the oldest sports car races which highlight the importance of endurance and durability. Porsche had a successful run at the Le Mans and rightfully immortalized its journey by ending it with “24 Minutes of Le Mans”.