You Gotta Love Le Mans

Nascar may be the fastest-growing sport in the U.S. but for sheer excitement, entertainment, and gutsy driving, nothing beats France's Le Mans
LE MANS, FRANCE - JUNE 15: Jacques Villeneuve of Canada and Team Peugeot drives during the 76th running of the Le Mans 24 Hour race at the Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans on June 14, 2008 in Le Mans, France. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Over the weekend of June 14-15, while most American TVs were tuned to Tiger Woods at the U.S. Open, or the Lakers vs. the Celtics in game five of the NBA Finals, millions of motorsports fans around the world were watching million-dollar cars roaring through the French city of Le Mans for 24 straight hours.

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