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Allan McNish & Mike Rockenfeller (video): Horror Le Mans 24-Hour Crashes

Allan McNish gave Le Mans marshals and photographers a much closer look at the underside of a speeding Audi Le Mans Prototype than any of them would have bargained for when everything went wrong attempting a risky overtaking move.The incident highlighted a number of things. Most importantly, the incredible strength and ability of modern racing cars to shed the energy of an impact while protecting the driver.

The second is the incredible challenge of multiple class racing.

The  closing speeds between the high-end LMP1 cars and the GT cars is quite incredible, particularly in the corners. It's what makes Le Mans racing one of the most exciting motorsports in the world and the Le Mans 24-Hour one of the world's great races.B...

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