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At 14h30 on Saturday 19 September the 88th model of the 24 Hours of Le Mans is due to glean underway.  This might perhaps be Round 7 of the 2019/20 FIA World Persistence Championship.

Lap distance:     13.629 km

Lumber length:  24 hours

Method:          Positioned 200km from Paris, Le Mans is found on the Sarthe River. Historically the capital of the province of Maine, it is now the capital of the Sarthe division and is a fraction of the Pays de la Loire space.

Other Races:      Road to Le Mans – Porsche Carrera Cup 

Web space:           LeMans.org

Airport:             Paris Orly – 198km – http://www.airport-orly.com/

WHAT HAS CHANGED FOR THE 2020 24 HOURS OF LE MANS?

Hyperpole 

The used qualifying session for Le Mans has been shaken up for 2020. There’ll now be two stages, designed to succor sheer hasten and spectacular observe action.

 

On Thursday there shall be qualifying and on the slay of this session, 24 opponents – the six simplest in each and every class – will traipse on to compete in a brand recent “Hyperpole” session the following day [Friday].  Hyperpole will resolve the first six locations on the grid for each and every class. 

Within the inspire of closed doors 

As a consequence of the recent COVID-19 pandemic and for the first time in Le Mans historical past, this year’s match shall be staged on the inspire of closed doors. Followers will have the option to imagine about your total action from home on tv or by design of assorted digital platforms including the legit FIA WEC app.

Change of commence time

The commence of this year’s flee shall be at 14h30 CEST on Saturday 19 September as a change of its extra recent 15h00 commence time. 

Now not the Season Finale

Within the commence the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans used to be going to be the last flee of the 2019/20 FIA WEC season.  On the other hand here is now going to be held in Bahrain in November.

ENTRY LIST

CLICK HERE for the 60 car entry listing for the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans

VIDEO TEASER

ROLL OF HONOUR

Winners
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
LMP1

Hulkenberg/ Bamber/ Tandy

No19 Porsche Staff

Porsche 919 Hybrid (M)

395 laps

Dumas / Lieb / Jani

No2 Porsche Staff

Porsche 919 Hybrid (M)

384 laps

Hartley / Bamber  Bernhard

No2 Porsche Staff

Porsche 919 Hybrid (M)

367 laps

Buemi / Nakajima / Alonso

No8  Toyota Gazoo Racing

Toyota TS050-Hybrid (M)

388 laps

Buemi / Nakajima / Alonso

No8  Toyota Gazoo Racing

Toyota TS050-Hybrid (M)

385 laps

LMP2

Howson / Bradley / Lapierre

No47 KCMG

Oreca 05-Nissan

358 laps

Menezes / Lapierre / Richelmi

No36 Signatech Alpine

Alpine A460-Nissan (D)

357 laps

Tung / Jarvis / Laurent

No38 Jackie Chan DC Racing 

Oreca 07-Gibson

366 laps

Lapierre / Negrao / Thiriet

No36 Signatech Alpine Matmut

Alpine A470-Gibson (D)

367 laps

Lapierre / Negrao / Thiriet

No36 Signatech Alpine Matmut

Alpine A470-Gibson (M)

368 laps

LMGTE Educated

Gavin / Milner / Taylor

No64 Corvette Racing – GM

Chevrolet Corvette C7R

337 laps

Hand / Muller / Bourdais

Ford Chip Ganassi Staff USA

Ford GT (M)

340 laps

Turner / Adam / Serra

No97 Aston Martin Racing

Vantage

340 laps

Christensen / Estre / Vanthoor

No92 Porsche GT Staff

Porsche 911 RSR (M)

344 laps

Calado / Pier Guidi/ Serra

no51 AF Corse

Ferrari F488 GTE EVO (M)

342 laps

LMGTE Am

Shaytar / Bertolini / Basov

No72 SMP Racing

Ferrari 458 Italia

332 laps

Sweedler / Bell / Segal

No62 Scuderia Corsa

Ferrari 458 Italia (M)

331 laps

Smith / Stevens / Vanthoor

No84 JMW Motorsport

Ferrari F488 GTE

333 laps

Campbell / Ried / Andlauer

No77 Dempsey-Proton Racing

Porsche 911 RSR (M)

335 laps

Bergmeister/ Perfetti / Lindsey

No56 Staff Mission 1

Porsche 911 RSR (M)

334 laps

Pole Living

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

LMP1

N. Jani

No18 Porsche Staff

Porsche 919 Hybrid (M)

3: 16.887

N. Jani

No2 Porsche Staff

Porsche 919 Hybrid (M)

3: 19.733

Okay. Kobayashi

No7 Toyota Gazoo Racing TS 050-Hybrid (M)

3: 14.791

Okay. Nakajima

No8  Toyota Gazoo Racing

Toyota TS050-Hybrid (M)

3: 15.377

Okay. Kobayashi

No7 Toyota Gazoo Racing Toyota TS 050-Hybrid (M)

3: 15.497

LMP2

R. Bradley

No47 KCMG

Oreca 05-Nissan

3: 38.032

R. Rast

No26 G-Pressure Racing

Oreca 05-Nissan

3: 36.605

A.Lynn

No26 G-Pressure Racing 

Oreca 07-Gibson

3: 25.352

P. Chatin

No48 IDEC Sport

Oreca 07-Gibson

3: 24.842

L. Duval

No28 TDS Racing Oreca 07-Gibson (D)

3: 25.345

LMGTE Educated

R. Stanaway

No99 Aston Martin Racing

Aston Martin Vantage V8

3: 54.928

D. Muller

Ford Chip Ganassi Staff USA

Ford GT

3: 51.185

D. Turner

No97 Aston Martin Racing Vantage

3: 50.837

G.Bruni

No91 Porsche GT Staff

Porsche 911 RSR

3: 47.504

M. Soresen

No95 Aston Martin Racing Vantage

3: 48.000

LMGTE Am

P. Lamy

No98 Aston Martin Racing

Aston Martin Vantage V8

3: 55.102

R. Bell

No61 Clearwater Racing

Ferrari F458 Italia

3: 56.827

F. Rees

No50 Labre Opponents 

Chevrolet Corvette C7.R

3: 52.843

M. Carroli

No88 Dempsey-Proton Racing

Porsche 911 RSR

3: 50.728

M. Carroli

No88 Dempsey-Proton Racing

Porsche 911 RSR

3: 51.439

LAP RECORDS

LMP1

M. Conway

Toyota TS050-Hybrid

3m17.297

248.6kph

15-16 June 2019

LMP2

N. Berthon

Oreca 07  – Gibson

3m27.200

236.7kph

16-17 June 2018

LMGTE Educated

J. Magnussen

Chevrolet Corvette C7.R 

3m49.448

213.8kph

16-17 June 2018

LMGTE Am

M. Cairoli 

Porsche 911 RSR

3m52.567

210.9kph

15-16 June 2019

DID YOU KNOW?

  • 2020 shall be 88th model of the 24 Heures du Mans.  The most necessary flee used to be held in 1923.
  • 2020 is simplest the 2d time the match has been held in September.  The most necessary used to be in 1968.
  • Right here is the first time the 24 Hours of Le Mans has been held and not utilizing a spectators
  • 17.262 km (10.726 Miles) used to be the length of the recent circuit in 1923. It used to be shortened in 1929 and again in 1932.
  • The city of Le Mans has hosted the French Broad Prix on four times: 1906, 1921, 1929 and 1967
  • The quickest hasten done on the Mulsanne Straight used to be 403.9kph / 251mph space by Roger Dorchy’s WM-Peugeot in 1988.
  • 5410km  (3362 Miles) – the kindly distance done by a superior car (2010 Audi R15 TDI – Romain Dumas, Timo Bernhard, Mike Rockenfeller).  By comparability the superior car in 2019 accomplished 385 laps or 5246km.
  • After superior the 1967 flee with A.J. Foyt and Ford, American Dan Gurney spontaneously sprayed champagne while celebrating on the podium.  This used to be the first occasion that this had been done and one which has grow to be the used victory celebration.
  • In 2018 Fernando Alonso turned into the first Components One Broad Prix winner to opt out at Le Mans since Michele Alboreto in a Joest Racing TWR Porsche WSC-95 in 1997
  • 1997 used to be furthermore the first of Tom Kristensen’s file nine wins at Le Mans.

FIA WEC TIMETABLE

Wednesday, 16 September   

08: 00 – 18: 00               Scrutineering 

Thursday, 17 September       

10: 00 – 13: 00               Free Apply 1

14: 00 – 17: 00               Free Apply 2

17: 15 – 18: 00              Qualifying Apply Session

20: 00 – 00: 00              Free Apply 3

Friday, 18 September

10: 00 – 11: 00              Free Apply 4

11: 30 – 12: 00              Hyperpole

Saturday, 19 September

10: 30 – 10: 45              Heat-up

14: 30                           RACE START

Sunday, 20 September

14: 30                           RACE FINISH

14: 45                           Podium Ceremony

FIA OFFICIALS

Eduardo Freitas                         FIA Lumber Director

Jean-Francois Veroux                FIA WEC Steward (Chairman)

Manuel Leal                              FIA Technical Delegate

Christian Wahlen                      FIA Scientific Delegate

Jeff Carter                                 FIA Media Delegate

Cristobal Lopera                        Chief timekeeper

Yannick Dalmas                         Driver Adviser


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