Mike Hawthorn + mic at chest + traffic + le Mans + D-Type = so cool.

What a sweet bizarre video!  They put a regular broadcasting mic to Hawthorn’s chest, and them set him loose in a D-type going around the Le Mans circuit with bicyclists just cruising down the track.  filmed in 1956.  Epic cool.

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2 thoughts on “Mike Hawthorn + mic at chest + traffic + le Mans + D-Type = so cool.

  1. Automobiliac says:

    Great find! That was awesome!

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