The Legends of Le Mans charity event brings together several previous winners
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The Legends of Le Mans charity event brings together several previous winners

Every year, the British organization Hope for Tomorrow, dedicated to fighting cancer, puts on a fundraising evening called Legends of Le Mans. In 2018, the Royal Automobile Club hosted the event which included several previous winners like Derek Bell, Martin Brundle and David Brabham.

The Hope for Tomorrow association - which travels all over England with a mobile cancer treatment unit - brought together legendary drivers and cars from the 24 Hours with the goal of collecting donations to fund its charitable activities.

Thursday evening, five-time Le Mans winner Derek Bell, 1990 winner with Jaguar Martin Brundle and 2009 winner with Peugeot David Brabham attended a speech given by Edsel Ford, great-grandson of the American marque's founder, as did Harry Tincknell, the official Ford driver who is set to take the start at the 86th edition of the 24 Hours on June 16th.

In addition to the drivers, the evening was also an opportunity for guests to see cars that have made their mark at Le Mans like the Porsche 962C winner of the 1987 edition driven by Derek Bell and of course Hans Joachim Stuck and Al Holbert.

PHOTO (Copyright - Hope for Tomorrow): The Porsche 962C winner at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1987.