Between 1924 and 1930, the very early years of the 24 hours of Le Mans endurance race, British car manufacturer Bentley dominated the winners podium with 5 victories.
To celebrate the Le Mans Classic, we look at the constructors who have won the most 24 hour of Le Mans races before the year 2000.
In the 1950s, a Jaguar car won the 24 hours of Le Mans on 5 separate occasions, with the Jaguar D Type winning 3 years in a row from 1955 to 1957. It was a golden decade for British cars at Le Mans.
The original Jaguar D-Type sports car won the Le Mans 24-hour race in 1955, 1956 and 1957 with the performance being monitored by SMITHS gauges.
60 entrants take on the greatest motorsport endurance race of all at Le Mans, France on 17th and 18th June 2017 and there are some British cars, teams and drivers.
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