While this race is 24 hours on the track, many devotees arrive 4-5 days ahead of time to celebrate all things Le Mans. Fans collide from all corners of the globe -- from Denmark to New York to Japan, ranging in age from 6 months with strollers to those well over 90 with walkers.
It has been more than difficult to track down culinary traditions from Le Mans day, as you see it around the Super Bowl, World Cup Finals and other major sporting events. Something has to be done, right?
As I read Go Like Hell, I turned the pages faster, heart humming on all cylinders -- you can ignore the racing story (if you must) and thrill to this book as a business saga, an adventure story or even a mythic quest.