Geo quick facts: Le Mans is a city in northwestern France. It’s known for the 24 Hours of Le Mans Museum, which chronicles the history of the city’s famed 24 Hours of Le Mans motor race. The Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans race track, offers simulator rides and amateur go-karting. In the old town, the Gothic-style Le Mans Cathedral features stained-glass windows and flying buttresses. East is the 13th-century Royal Abbey of Epau – wikipedia.