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Andros E-Trophy: Behind the scenes of the biggest car race on ice

2023-12-08T17:59:34.228Z

Highlights: Andros Trophy is the world's largest ice car race. Val Thorens is hosting the first stage of this 35th edition. Le Figaro spent three days with those who, behind the scenes, prepare and run this gigantic competition. Read more here: Andros E-Trophée: The untold story of the biggest car race on ice. Andros Trophy: The Story of the Biggest Car Race on Ice: The Untold Story of The Biggest Ice Car Race On Ice.


STORY - Val Thorens is hosting the first stage of this 35th edition. On the occasion of the last season, Le Figaro spent three days with those who, behind the scenes, prepare and run this gigantic competition.


Created in 1990 by Max Mamers and Frédéric Gervoson, the Andros Trophy, the world's largest ice car race, is entering its final round. Le Figaro invites you to meet these men and women, often in the shadows, who have contributed to the realization of this competition for more than three decades.

Wednesday, December 6

The thermometer flirts with -5°C and the sun's rays play with the snow crystals as if they were killing time, waiting for the imminent arrival of the trucks of the 2M0 organization. We are on the esplanade that will host the village and the paddock of the first event of this final season of the Andros Trophy.

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Val Thorens stretches gently under a thick blanket of snow. The atmosphere is muffled when suddenly, in the distance, the characteristic hum of truck engines resonates. They approach slowly. A few snowflakes appear and swirl, like a dance in honor of these road behemoths that climb...

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Source: lefigaro

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