Le Mans Is Almost 100. The Teenage Josh Pierson Hopes to Conquer It.

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NY Times | Ian Parkes

9 June 2022

Josh Pierson will make 24 Hours of Le Mans history this weekend.

At 16 years and 118 days, Pierson will become the race’s youngest driver. The current record-holder is Matt McMurry, who was 16 years and 202 days when he drove in the 2014 event.

“To be a part of the history of this event, with my name attached to it, is a very unique feeling,” Pierson said in an interview. “It’ll be more unique when it’s fact and in the books …