the 24 Hours of Le Mans Car Race
This tartan was inspired by the annual sports car races in Le Mans, France, and in particular those races that took place during the 1960s and 1970s. Le Mans is often called the most grueling race in the world, involving a 24 hour tour through the French countryside.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans (French: 24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since 1923near the town of Le Mans, France. It is one of the most prestigious automobile races in the world and has been called the "Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency". The event represents one leg of the Triple Crown of Motorsport; other events being the Indianapolis 500 and the Monaco Grand Prix.