The 24 Hours of Le Mans is arguably the most iconic event in automobile racing. Now subscribers to Amazon Prime will soon have an unprecedented access to the entire 24 hours of the race.
Le Mans: Racing is Everything will be available for streaming on June 9.
In addition to the footage of the event, the documentary will examine the history of Le Mans as well as the legendary riders who have competed in the race and added to its lore.
Le Mans: Racing is Everything embeds with teams Porsche, Audi, Nissan, Toyota, Aston Martin and Rebellion as they race to build their cars and compete in what is one of the highest attended single-day sporting events in the world.
Featured drivers include Australian Formula 1 legend Mark Webber; German three-time Le Mans champion André Lotterer; Nico Prost, son of legendary Formula 1 driver Alain Prost; and English teenager Jann Mardenborough.
The 85th 24 Hours of Le Mans will be will be held June 17-18 at the Circuit de la Sartre in Le Mans, France. It’s the world’s oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since 1923. Porsche has manufacturers’ record with 18 wins.
Amazon is planning a similar documentary about Formula 1 racing.