Archive: How Graham Hill completed his legend at Le Mans
Graham Hill had got wind that his driving partner for the 1972 Le Mans 24 Hours wasn’t best pleased about sharing his Matra with a 43-year-old whose star was fading. So the double Formula 1 world champion, ever the joker, tried to trick Henri Pescarolo.
It was Hill’s first test for the French manufacturer, and he decided to play up to his team-mate’s expectations as he clambered aboard.
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