Tag Archive: Le Mans 24 Hours

Jan 17

Larbre Competition to race Ligier prototypes in 2018

“Larbre Competition has competed 24 times at the Le Mans 24 Hours”

Larbre Competition has applied to the Automobile Club de l’Ouest for the entry of two Ligier JS P3s in the Michelin Le Mans Cup and will also submit a request for one Ligier JS P217 in the Le Mans 24 Hours, for what would be the French outfit’s 25th participation. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

2018 Le Mans 24 Hours: Entries open on 18th December

Entries for the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours open on 18th December and close on 5th February

2018 Le Mans 24 Hours - Entries open on 18th DecemberTeams wishing to send in their entry form to take part in the Sarthe Classic can do so until 5th February. The final entry list will be revealed on 9th February. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

2018-2019, an innovative season in more ways than one!

A new LM P1 title and a teams’ classification

2018-2019, an innovative season in more ways than one!The 2018-2019 season will soon be launched. It’s a completely new Super Season, which is already historic as it will include two Le Mans 24 Hours, whose 2019 staging will bring down the curtain on the FIA World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) in a blaze of glory! Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 27

Total Official fuel supplier to endurance for five years

Thus, Total has become the official fuel supplier to endurance racing

Total, Official fuel supplier to endurance for five yearsThe Automobile Club de l’Ouest and Total have recently signed a partnership agreement, a founding act of long term and sustained collaboration signalling a commitment between the two organizations for five years to the following events, the Le Mans 24 Hours, the 24 Heures Motos and the 24 Heures Camions, as well as the FIA WEC (FIA World Endurance Championship), and the continental European Le Mans Series and the Asian Le Mans Series.

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Nov 18

Michelin – Le Mans – Endurance, the story continues!

Sporting competition, human adventure, team work, consistency, longevity

Michelin - Le Mans - Endurance, the story continues!It’s a long story and a mutual fruitful collaboration that is continuing today with the signature of a new partnership contract for at least three seasons (2018-2019, 2019-2020, 2020-2021) between the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, the Le Mans 24 Hours, the FIA WEC (FIA World Endurance Championship) and Michelin. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

Will Owen returns to United Autosports for 2018 European Le Mans Series and Le Mans 24 Hours

2017 LMP2 runner up Will Owen aims to replicate ELMS success

WILL OWEN RETURNS TO UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR 2018 EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES AND LE MANS 24 HOURSAmerican to race Ligier JS P217 for second year with United Autosports. Le Mans 24 Hours and full season in ELMS joins Daytona 24 Hours programme. United Autosports have confirmed that Will Owen will return to the team for the 2018 European Le Mans Series and, pending an entry confirmation, the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

The 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours at the cinema on 23rd November!

Several drivers will be present for an autograph session in the Mega CGR Saint-Saturnin Le Mans at 18:30

The 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours at the cinema on 23rd November!They’ll be on screen, but before that meet them in the flesh at an exceptional autograph session in the Mega CGR Saint-Saturnin Le Mans!

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Nov 02

Filipe Albuquerque returns to United Autosports for 2018 European Le Mans Series and Le Mans 24 Hours

Albuquerque to race alongside Phil Hanson in Ligier JS P217

United Autosports take podium finish at opening round of the Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup ChampionshipPortuguese racer returns to Anglo American team for 2018. Part season in ELMS and return to Le Mans 24 Hours. United Autosports have confirmed that Filipe Albuquerque will return to the team for their 2018 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

The 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours (+video)

Screening at the Mega CGR cinema in Saint Saturnin – Le Mans on 23rd November

2017-07-16-0027Film shown simultaneously on myACO. DVD on sale the next day (24th November). Since 2011 the Automobile Club de l’Ouest in partnership with the CGR Saint Saturnin – Le Mans has organised a gala evening in Le Mans for the screening of the official Le Mans 24-Hours film. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 13

At Le Mans in 2018, 24’s the buzz word! 

24 rendezvous on the Le Mans circuits in 2018

2018 season - At Le Mans in 2018, 24’s the buzz word!Endurance, speed and demonstrations on the programme. The Le Mans 24 Hours, Le Mans Classic, the French Motorbike Grand Prix and the 24 Heures Motos headline 2018!  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

Reserve your 2018 Le Mans 24-Hours weekend from 17th October onwards!

Ticket office open for ACO Club members on Tuesday 17th October at 10:00

Denys BeaudinNow is the time to start preparing for your week packed with festivities and motor racing at the 86th Le Mans 24 Hours. Open for the general public on Friday 20th October at 10:00. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

2017 Le Mans 24 Hours – World-class sport, worldwide coverage

On Sunday 18 June, the chequered flag of the 24 Hours of Le Mans marked the end of a week of sporting splendour.

2017-06-18-The RaceMedia coverage was remarkable. Figures show excellent performance across the board, reflecting the immense popularity of the world’s greatest endurance race.

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Jun 19

Le Mans 24 Hours: The #13 Vaillante Rebellion disqualified

Two infractions were noted by the technical marshals

2017-06-18-0039During the post-race technical checks, certain irregularities were detected on the Vaillante Rebellion team’s #13 Oreca 07-Gibson, resulting in the car’s disqualification from the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Jun 18

Le Mans 24 Hours: Porsche leads after disaster for Toyota

12 Hour report

2017-06-18-The RaceAt the mid-way point in the 85th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 3rd round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship, the No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid is leading after a disastrous night for Toyota Gazoo Racing.

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Jun 18

United Autosports win Michelin Le Mans Cup “scorcher”

Road to Le Mans

United Autosports win Michelin Le Mans Cup “scorcher”United Autosports achieved a fantastic victory as the Anglo-American team chalked-up three top-seven placings – including two rostrum finishes – in the two Road to Le Mans races staged as support events to the Le Mans 24 Hours. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Le Mans 24 Hours: Good morning from Le Mans, it’s Race Day!

24 Hours of Le Mans – The programme for race day!

2017-06-13-0002The 3rd round of the 2017 FIA WEC kicks off at 15h00 today, Saturday 17 June, but before that there is plenty of track action, fun, sun and ceremonies. Don’t miss a minute of it by following all our social networks.

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Jun 17

IMSA at Le Mans: How to watch and listen to the race

Le Mans 24 Hours

2017-06-14-0008Once again in 2017, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will be well represented in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Jun 16

Le Mans 24 Hours: The Alpine crews ready

“This 85th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans is special for several reasons.”

2017-06-14-0082Sandwiched between qualifying and tomorrow’s main event, Friday provided the mechanics with the opportunity to prepare the cars for what will be the biggest race of the year.

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Jun 16

Le Mans 24 Hours: Cetilar Villorba Corse day 2 report

Quotes & Notes from Thursday, June 15th

2017-06-14-0042It was a positive Thursday. We improved our times and our pace quite a lot compared to Wednesday. We did not think a lot about grid position, we concentrated our work on the race without using further tyre sets and trying to qualify Sernagiotto without any problems.

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Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Preparation of a car

An engineer explained all about the changes they did to their car ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-04-0062The preparation of a car for the 24 Hours of Le Mans is really different to what is required for an ELMS race that lasts only 4 hours. For Le Mans, the teams are re-building their car(s) almost entirely in order to make them last for 24 hours of racing.

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