The wait is getting shorter and shorter to attend the 89th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, scheduled from tomorrow until August 21, the day of the start of the most famous endurance race in the world. Together with the unprecedented placement on the calendar this month (also designed by the ACO to accommodate a maximum of 50,000 spectators after the total absence of fans the previous year), the Circuit de la Sarthe will host as many novelties on the track, starting with debut of the Hypercar. These, which will in fact replace the LMP1 class, will therefore be part of a rich Entry List consisting of 62 participants, within which there will be the categories LMP2, GTE Pro, GTE Am and the newcomer Innovative Car, reserved exclusively to pilots with disabilities.
The fourth round of the FIA WEC championship places the Toyota, in search of the fourth consecutive seal at Le Mans. At the same time, in the new Hypercar category, the Alpine and Glickenhaus crews will oppose the domination of the Japanese manufacturer, looking for success where the other categories will instead present more hard-fought challenges with an absolutely uncertain outcome.
Also this year the event will be broadcast exclusively by Eurosport, with the French weekend that can also be followed in live streaming on Eurosport Player, Discovery + And DAZN. Among the options available, there is also the opportunity to enjoy the race through the official website of the FIA WEC, in this case for a fee. Pay attention to the departure time, postponed for this year from 15.00 to 16.00.
Wednesday 18th August
2.00pm-5.00pm Free practice 1
22.00-00.00 Free practice 2
Thursday 19th August
2.00pm-5.00pm Free practice 3
22.00-00.00 Free practice 4
Saturday 21 August
11.30-11.45 am Warm-Up
4.00 pm start of the 24 Hours of Le Mans