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  • Who: Alexander Wurz

  • What: Youngest winner of the Le Mans 24-hour race

  • Where: France

Before switching to Formula One, Alexander Wurz (Austria, b. 15 February 1974) cut his teeth in the world’s oldest and most prestigious endurance race: the 24 Hours of Le Mans. On 15–16 June 1996, driving for Joest Racing (Germany), he became the French event’s youngest-ever winner, aged just 22 years 123 days.


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