Tom K-the era is long over, but there are still several thousand danes, which must, on the annual trip to the 24-hour race in Le Mans to follow the f. ex. legendes Danish successors.
For many, there is a good piece of advice.
Pull just the weather and be prepared that the annual 'mandetur' first takes place after the summer holidays.
Although the influx of spectators from Denmark has shrunk tremendously, Le Mans remains the biggest hit of the Danish roligans.
this Year's race, which is scheduled for the weekend 13.-14. June, is in great danger to be corona-cancelled, and for only the second time in the 24 hour race long life expectancy moved the world's largest sportsvognsløb to fall.
Wednesday, 15. april made a decision, and follow the race's president Pierre Fillon will be talking about a movement and not a cancellation.
the Race will be run, reads the message from the French of Le Mans-the organizers have already moved the motorcycle's equivalent 24-hour race from april to september.
at the same time, followed the French authorities ' guidelines and closed the popular museum, gokartcentret and training, and several of the 200 employees in the organization is sent home.
Only during a general strike in 1936, and eight years in connection with the 2. world war the course has been cancelled, and in addition it only happened once in the race's 100 year history that has been run in the autumn.
It was in 1968, when France was in revolt, and football players among other things, locked the then secretary-general of the machine, hoisted the red flag and rolled out a banner out which read: 'the Football for the football players'.
while there was time in the students protests in the streets of Paris.
the Reason that the race, which saw the light in 1923, is run in the first half of the year and preferably around the summer solstice, is that there are the most daylight hours, so drivers avoid too many hours behind the wheel in the dark.
There is at the time of writing invited eight Danish racers to start in Le Mans 2020, which again this year is finaleløb in an amputee WORLD cup series.
The invitees are Anders Fjordbach and Mikkel Jensen in the LMP2-class, Nicki Thiim, Marco Sørensen and Michael Christensen GTE Pro-class and Nicklas Nielsen, Christina Nielsen and Michele Gatting in the GTE Am class, while Jan Magnussen is on the waiting list as the sixth reserve.
It will be enough not in the year that Jan Magnussen is going to sign autographs at Le Mans. The veteran is only on a waiting list for the year, which probably will be moved from June to the fall (Foto: Jan Sommer)
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