Every year in the month of May there is tension in the air. The Pau Grand Prix is back. Its 2,760 km street circuit attracts drivers from the five continents.
It is in Pau that in 1900 the term « Grand Prix » first came to be used to designate a motor race.
How on earth did a holiday town in the foothills of the Pyrenees become the capital of the chequered flag ?