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Actor Steve McQueen appears on a poster for the racing movie 'Le Mans', aka 'The 24 Hours of Le Mans', 1971.

Steve McQueen, getting ready to drive in his Film Le Mans

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Steve catches the camera The Le Mans circuit at your feet

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Steve McQueen and the iconic Gulf Porsche 917K that was entered by McQeen’s Solar Productions at the actual 1970 24 Hours of Le Mans for the filming of 1971′s epic racing movie, “Le Mans.” The racecar was driven by Jo Siffert and Brian Redman. Vic Elford, driver of the race-leader #25 Porsche 917K called it, “a monster… the long tail had to be driven like it was on rails”.

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Steve McQueen on the set of Le Mans appreciated by Motorheads Performance www.classiccarssanantonio.com www.musclecarssanantonio.com

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Steve McQueens Le Mans Porsche 917 at Amelia Island Concours 2010 Steve McQueen’s 1971 epic, Le Mans, is the racecar film that is widely hailed as the gold standard for which all such films are measured– now, and certainly well into the future. It was filmed largely live at the actual 1970 24 Hours of Le Mans, without the benefit of computer generated imagery and modern day trickery that we rely on today. It feels raw because it is raw. McQueen had originally planned to enter the #26…

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