SAFEisFAST LE MANS SPECIAL – RACING A HYBRID PROTOTYPE
This weekend features the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans – perhaps the most iconic race in the world. (See television schedule below.)
And it promises to be an intense battle among the exotic hybrid prototypes from Porsche, Audi and Toyota.
What’s the secret of driving these hi-tech machines? Well in our latest advanced driving techniques video, some of the best in the business explain just how it’s done.
Join three-time Le Mans winner Allan McNish, twice Le Mans victor Alex Wurz, WEC Champions Anthony Davidson, Sebastien Buemi and Brendon Hartley for a lively discussion.
I think you’ll find it very interesting – and it might even improve your own driving technique.
VARSHA AND TILL ANCHOR LE MANS BROADCAST TEAM
RRDC members Bob Varsha and Brian Till anchor an 8-member broadcast team for this weekend’s live telecast of the 24 Hours of Le Mans – schedule below.
Other RRDC members on the team include pit reporters Calvin Fish, Scott Pruett, Tommy Kendall and Justin Bell, plus Andrew Marriott and Jamie Howe. Our man Sam Posey’s verbal essays will air throughout the telecast, including the opening to the show.
June 18-19 – 24 Hours of Le Mans (all times ET and subject to change):
– FS1: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
– FS2: 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
– FS2: 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
– FS2: 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
– FS2: 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. (June 19)
– FS1: 2:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. (June 19)
*The entire race will be streamed live on FOX Sports GO
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