Video: Football and racing at Le Mans

David Hobbs

The English abroad - you either love 'em or hate 'em. But here at Le Mans you can't miss them and it's all the better for it.

Since the 24 Hours began 83 years ago, the English have played an integral role in the event, spawning many winners and a heritage that runs from Bentley in the 1920s to Aston Martin today. And with those teams have come the fans.