Since , once a year the public roads and racetrack sections of Le Mans come alive with the roar of race engines for the most revered motorsports event in the world, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. It is among the fastest non-oval racetracks on Earth. Driving Le Mans, a driver will be wide-open throttle 85 percent of a lap. The Mulsanne Straight alone is 3. Made up of 38 turns over a total of 8. Nowhere else in the world can you gain the sense of racing history than Le Mans and now with night and rain variations, you can experience it with a similar sense of respect as the drivers of ages past and present have come to know.
Since , the straight is interrupted by two chicanes , with the last section that includes a slight right turn known as the "Kink" leading to a sharp corner near the village of Mulsanne. When races are not taking place, the Mulsanne Straight is part of the national road system of France. After exiting the Tertre Rouge corner, cars would spend almost half of the lap at full throttle, before braking for Mulsanne Corner. The Porsche longtail with its 5. The P88 belonged to a program known as "Project " and was powered by a 2.
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