Le Mans Classic

Le Mans Classic 2022 - Masanori Sekiya, a weekend in paradise

Le Mans Classic
4 Jul. 2022 ‧ 8:15
Thibaut Villemant (Le Mans)
The first Japanese driver to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans had an unforgettable weekend in Le Mans.
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Masanori Sekiya has Le Mans in his blood. In 1995, he became the first Japanese to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans. It was in the #59 Kokusai Kaihatsu Racing McLaren F1 GTR shared with JJ Lehto and Yannick Dalmas. "I was over the moon," he recalls. "But I also remember that it rained a lot, and the race was quite scary. But we manage not to break the car and finally we pull off the victory."


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