Motoring News: Chelsea Autolegends brings back some Le Mans icons

It has been said that there are going to be a fair amount of classic cars, and former champions at the Chelsea Autolegends Show this weekend.

The event will run from 10am to 4pm on Sunday at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, with its focus on Le Mans 24 hours, and over 50 of the greatest cars to have competed in the race.

The line up includes, five Jaguar C and D-types, Ford GT40s, two Porsche 956s, three Mclaren F1s, three Bentleys and three Aston Martin DBR9s.

There will be a special appearance from Derek Bell MBE, who has won Le Sarthe five times, and Richard Attwood, the chap who gave Porsche its first victory on the event 40 years ago. The well known Sir Stirling Moss OBE will be present.

The 1970 Le Mans movie will be shown at the event, as well as some of the cars that featured in the film.

Interested in attending?

Entry cost adult: £15

Entry cost children aged 15 or below: Free

Finally, there will be an auction to raise funds for the Chelsea Pensioners, residents of the Royal Chelsea Hospital

Gulf Porsche 917K  at Sebring – with thanks to Nigel Smuckatelli for the image.

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