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Le Mans legend Allan McNish earns final handprint tribute

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Image caption Allan McNish was honoured for the third time with a bronze handprint cast in the streets of Le Mans

A bronze cast of the handprint of Scots driver Allan McNish has been unveiled in honour of his third and final victory at the Le Mans 24-hour race.

The Dumfries-born racer retired from behind the wheel last year after winning the 2013 event.

Every year a cast of the winning drivers' hands is taken and cast in bronze and put in the town's pavements.

McNish is at this year's Le Mans race on 14 and 15 June in an ambassadorial role for Audi Sport.

He attended the official unveiling of the handprints in the French town along with teammates Loïc Duval and Tom Kristensen.

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