Le Mans 1991 shouldn’t have belonged to Mazda. The competition was fierce. How could a Japanese also-ran brand even compete with Porsche, Mercedes, BMW, Jaguar, and the rest? With a little grit and a screaming four-rotor motor is how.
It was October 1997 and the entire racing world was looking down on Curcuito Permanente de Jerez to see who would take the driver’s cup. Would Michael Schumacher win it all in his Ferrari, or would Jacques Villeneuve make up the single point that separated him from the series win?