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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 14

LMP2 is already preparing for 2018!

This was approved in the case where performance gaps were noted between the four chassis.

2017-09-15-0110In compliance with the regulations drawn up in consultation with the four constructors involved, Oreca, Onroak, Riley and Dallara, adjustments are going to be made to certain prototypes after the first season.  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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Oct 05

2018 24 Heures Motos: Only 5 days to go till the ticket office opens!

The 24 Heures Motos will take place on 21 – 22 April 2018 on the Le Mans Bugatti circuit

2018 24 Heures Motos Only 5 days to go till the ticket office opens!The great endurance race created in 1978 is a round of the 2017/18 FIM WEC and it will be celebrating its 40th anniversary. The fans can start getting ready as the ticket office will open in five days on 10th October at 10:00.

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Oct 04

“The Automobile Club de l’Ouest has learned of Peugeot’s decision to intensify its programme in a series other than endurance.”

Automobile Club de l’Ouest Official Statement

ACO - Automobile Club de l'OuestWe can only accept it and fix an appointment with them in the years to come to prove to them the interest of our branch of motor sport, and the validity of the direction taken in endurance in the areas of cost capping and technology, which other manufacturers and other teams working alongside us will prove to them.

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Oct 02

24 Hours Karting: Victory for Rouen GSK 1

The 2017 24 Hours Karting mostly kept its promises

2017 24 Hours Karting - Victory for Rouen GSK 1The standard of the 33 competing teams and the variable weather contributed to the sporting value of the 32nd edition of this unique event in endurance Karting. At the end of the two times round the clock in the Sarthe, the Rouen GSK 1 team took 1st place in front of CRG Spa and Sodikart. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

ELMS: Consistency and stability for 2018

The official pre-season test will move back to Le Castellet in April

2018 European Le Mans SeriesThe 2018 European Le Mans Series calendar has been unveiled and, in a schedule that offers consistency and stability, features 4-hour races at the same six top class venues as this season, with two small revisions.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

FIA WEC global fan survey goes live

“Have your say on the future of the WEC”

FIA WEC - Donnez votre avis sur l'avenir du WECThe WEC Global Fan Survey launches today with the aim of getting motorsport fans throughout the world to give their views on a comprehensive range of subjects concerning the WEC and endurance racing.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

ELMS: The battle in the Belgian Ardennes mountains to be a stunning show (updated)

European Le Mans Series

ELMS - The battle in the Belgian Ardennes mountains to be a stunning showThis coming weekend, the European Le Mans Series competitors will be at Spa-Francorchamps for the second round of the 2017 season set to take place under sunny skies despite the region’s reputation for unpredictable weather.

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Sep 15

It’s the right moment!

A historic calendar

Automobile Club de l'Ouest - It’s the right moment!In the face of unexpected events creating a new context the ACO, the FIA and the WEC have taken the right course of action to offer motor sport enthusiasts, and endurance fans in particular, as well as the participants in the series and newcomers a fresh challenge for the 2018-2019 season.

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Sep 15

2017 24 Hours Karting – The countdown begins

The challenge of the engine manufacturers is exciting

2017 24 Hours Karting - The countdown beginsWhile the Automobile Club de l’Ouest is finalising the details of the organisation of the 32nd edition of the 24 Hours Karting which will take place on September 30th and October 1st at Le Mans Karting International, prestigious names and teams are actively preparing.

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Sep 12

WEC: The competitors under the hot Austin sun (+video)

6 Hours of the Circuit of the Americas

2015-10-25_41678Fast on the heels of the Mexican round earlier this month, the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) troops remain on the American continent and are about to cross the border and head for Austin, Texas for the 6 Hours of the Circuit of the Americas set to take place this Saturday, September 16th. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 07

2017 24 Hours for Trucks – For the first time 100% trucks!

The wishes of truck fans have finally been fulfilled!

2017 24 Hours for Trucks - For the first time 100% trucks!The 24 Hours for Trucks on 23-24 September on the Le Mans Bugatti circuit will be a 100% truck meeting with the European Championship for Trucks, the French Cup for Trucks and the great new sporting addition in 2017, the British Truck Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 01

WEC: 2017 6 Hours of Mexico program (+video)

Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez

Rain could very well throw a curveball in the proceedings at the 6 Hours of Mexico, the fifth round of the 2017 World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) season, set to take place this coming Sunday, September 3rd.

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Aug 30

Ferrari’s year of 70th anniversary celebrations culminates with a three-day fiesta in Maranello, home of the super car marque’s factory.

Two 24 Hours of Le Mans cars auctioned during Ferrari’s 70th anniversary celebrations

2017-06-14-0055The packed weekend schedule features a concours d’élégance and an auction to include two Ferraris that raced at Le Mans 24 Hours.

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Aug 25

ELMS: An exciting 4 Hours of Le Castellet program

 As many as seven French teams will be participating

ELMS - An exciting 4 Hours of Le Castellet program

This coming Sunday, August 27th, 35 competitors will hit the track at the Paul Ricard circuit in France for the fourth round of the 2017 European Le Mans Series season, and as many as seven French teams will be participating on their home playing field.

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Aug 22

2018 24 Heures Motos

The 24 Heures Motos will be held on 21-22 April 2018 at the Bugatti track in Le Mans

The world-famous endurance race, the second round of the 2017-18 FIM EWC, will be celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2018. Ticket sales open in October. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

Tribute to the victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the Ford GT ’67 Heritage

Ford GT ’67 Heritage

Tribute to the victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the Ford GT '67 HeritageOn the heels of the Ford GT ’66 Heritage released this year in celebration of the first of the American manufacturer’s four consecutive wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, here is the Ford GT ’67 Heritage, a limited series release a lucky few may take possession of in 2018.

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Jul 28

WEC statement on the departure of Porsche

The Automobile Club de l’Ouest regrets this precipitous departure

2017-07-15-0041The manufacturer Porsche, which recently confirmed its participation in the FIA ​​LMP1-H World Endurance Championship up to the end of the 2018 season, and which has been actively involved in the development of the technical regulations that will come into force in 2020, has just announced the withdrawal of its LMP1 hybrids from the end of the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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