Brundle's memories of Le Mans
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Brundle's memories of Le Mans

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, Simon Strang

Sportscar legend Martin Brundle returns to the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend after 11 years away. What better time for Simon Strang to ask him about his favourite memories of the French classic...

Martin Brundle is going back to Le Mans for the first time since stepping out of the Bentley Speed 8 in 2001. He's won the race before, and taken pole, and in modern terms he's part of the British legend that's intertwined with the race. He's also one of several Brits who've failed to resist the urge to go back (think Allan McNish, Johnny Herbert, Mark Blundell in recent times). And then of course there's Derek Bell!

So 25 years after Brundle made his debut in the world's greatest endurance race, AUTOSPORT caught up with him to share some of his favourite memories ahead of his eighth attempt, this time with Greaves Motorsport's Nissan-powered LMP2 Zytek.

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Author Simon Strang