Among the 60 entrants will be 28 from the FIA World Endurance Championship, the French classic being the third round of the 2017 season and the jewel in the crown of endurance racing for teams and competitors worldwide.
At the Le Mans test day held two weeks before the 24-hour race, Audi completed its preparation phase with a wealth of valuable findings. The brand’s first diesel hybrid sports car set the fastest time of the day. Allan McNish in the number “2” Audi R18 e-tron quattro was the quickest driver on the tradition-steeped track at La Sarthe.
Around 200,000 spectators witnessed a fascinating race with the drama and incidents that are typical for Le Mans plus an impressive demonstration of “Vorsprung durch Technik.” The four Audi R18 cars from Audi Sport Team Joest were the quickest and most reliable vehicles and after 24 hours occupied positions one, two, three and five.
Ferrari has reached an agreement with Lucas Di Grassi for the 24 Hours of Le Mans (14-18 June).
The first race of 2017 for the major GT championships, takes place this weekend in Buriram, Thailand, and will be the third in the Asian Le Mans Series calendar.
After 24 years of absence from the world karting stage, this year Le Mans welcomes the biggest meeting of the year for the International Karting Commission of the International Automobile Federation (CIK-FIA) on the Le Mans Karting International circuit of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest. From September 10th to 13th, 2015, the flagship […]