Amazon’s series “Le Mans: Racing is Everything” has just been made available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video. This series documents all the in-depth details about the annual 24 Hours of Le Mans race and the drama behind it. Episodes will explore the history of the legendary racing series as well as the people who made the event so important to the world of racing.
The series also includes behind-the-scenes footage of Porsche, Toyota, Rebellion, Aston Martin, Nissan and Audi and their frantic preparation for the event. Episodes cover the dangers of racing a 1000-hp car at night as well as the conflicts between different racing teams. It also covers the mechanical issues and life-threatening crashes that are a reality of endurance racing.
Not only will the series feature well-known drivers like F1 driver Mark Webber and Le Mans winner Andre Lotterer, but also Alain Prost’s son, Nico Prost and Jann Mardenborough, an English member of Team Nissan who won the role at the Gran Turismo Academy. The series is produced by Victoria Gregory of New Black Films and “American Masters” director James Erskine.
By Alex Hevesy
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