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Bolton is Le Mans - this weekend

Bolton town centre fills with a multi-million pound display of sports and race cars

Published on June 6th 2011.


Bolton is Le Mans - this weekend

THE BOLTON Le Mans Motorsport Festival returns to Bolton Town centre this year to celebrate the twin towns of Bolton and the famous French motosport town.

Last year the Bolton Le Mans Motorsport Festival attracted 50,000 visitors over the two days.

Le Mans is famous, of course, for the 24 hour Le Mans race.

The race weekend of 11-12 June Sat-Sun,will see Bolton town centre filled with a multi-million pound display of sports and race cars celebrating all forms of motorsport from Karting to Renault's Formula 1 race car on display in the F1 Paddock in the Market Place, Bolton.

Numerous manufacturers including Mazda Bolton and, Perry's Peugeot Bolton will be celebrating their Le Mans heritage, with Gordons Ford Bolton presenting the Steve McQueen display on Le Mans Crescent in the town centre. This celebrates the 40th anniversary of the race film 'Le Mans', with over £1 million of Ford GT40's.

Bolton University, Official Festival Partners, will also display one of the world's most acclaimed British Supercars,the Keating, which was developed in association with their automotive engineering degree team.

The event is the UK's largest free motorsport event and is a fantastic family day out. For full festival details see our website www.boltonlemansmotorsport.com.

Last year the Bolton Le Mans Motorsport Festival attracted 50,000 visitors over the two days.

11-12 June Sat-Sun, www.boltonlemansmotorsport.com

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