24 Hours of Le Mans 2023: participants, dates, tickets

24 Hours of Le Mans 2023: participants, dates, tickets

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Start counting down. There 24 Hours of Le Mans 2023, which will be held on 10-11 June 2023, will be of the century and it is almost superfluous to say that it will be a historic event. It also published a list of entries that will count a total of 186 drivers at the wheel of 62 cars of various classes participating. The 2023 24 Hours of Le Mans will be the first to be able to count, after 50 years, on the official presence of Ferrari in the Hypercar class. The race horse, with the growing 499P but still inferior to the almost invincible Toyota, wants to do well and stop two cars, the number 50 and the number 51.

The grid and participants of the 24 Hours of Le Mans see 16 Hypercars lined up. There is Ferrari to stir the attention of the Italian public, and not only, and there are Porsche, Peugeot, Vanwall, Glickenhaus, Cadillac and Toyota that dominated the final editions. Among the drivers taking part in the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2023 are former F1 drivers such as Sebastien Buemi (four wins), André Lotterer (three wins) e Antonio Giovinazzi, who has returned from three years in F1 at the wheel of Alfa Romeo Racing and who today we find at the wheel of the Ferrari Hypercar. Among other names that F1 fans certainly remember are Paul Di Resta, Felipe Nasr, Robert KubicaBrendon Hartley, Jean-Eric Vergne, Esteban Gutierrez and above all, Jacques Villeneuve 1997 World Champion on Vanwall.

24 Hours of Le Mans 2023: the battle is promised in LMP2 and between the GTs

Open combat in Hypercar, the same speech for LMP2. There are 24 competitors organized by various teams including Jota, United Autosports, Prema Racing, Team WRT and Alpine Elf Team. Among the drivers in this class, all eyes are on seventeen-year-old Josh Pierson and young Charles Milesi, who already boasts a victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans to his credit, as well as the experience of Simon Pagenaud. , Nicolas Lapierre and the winner of the 2016 edition Neel Jani. Dragonspeed, on the other hand, is fielding a great former F1 driver like Juan-Pablo Montoya who will also share the cockpit with his son Sebastian.

Among the GTs in the class LMGTE Am 21 crews from around the world will compete for a place on the podium at Le Mans. The famous Hollywood actor Michael Fassbender continues to live his dream after his debut in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2022. Of course, GT enthusiasts including Ben Keating, Daniel Serra and Richard Lietz will also be there, counting on adding to their experience. Among the participants in 24 Hours of Le Mans 2023 there is also a good female presence: Lilou Wadoux has become the first woman to win a class victory in the FIA ​​​​WEC. She is joined by Doriane Pin and the female trio of the Iron Dames (Sarah Bovy, Michelle Gatting and Rahel Frey).

Here is the official entry list for the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2023

Tickets for the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2023: few places left!

Just by hooking up official website of the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2023 it is possible to buy the end ticket for the world’s most famous endurance race. Free training tickets are no longer available on Wednesday 7 June and Thursday 8 June, the official test days, with 41 euros for the first day and 49 euros for the second day. Two-day tickets cost 56 euros.

Unfortunately, the tickets for the race, which will start at 16:00 on Saturday June 10, and for the qualifications that will also take place on Wednesday June 7 at 19:00 Italian time have already been sold.

Le Mans 24 Hours 2023 date and schedule

not onlycentury edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2023 but the fourth valid round for the 2023 WEC championship will be held as mentioned on 10-11 June 2023. He said about the race, which will start at 16:00 on Saturday June 10, and close 24 hours later on Sunday afternoon. However, the program for the 24 Hours Le Mans 2023 starts a day earlier, with 60 cars that have made this race appear in the circuit museum already about ten days earlier. Friday June 2nd, Republic Day in Italy, and Saturday June 3rd is a time of exploration and parade in the center of Le Mans. Pre-race testing will begin, however, on Sunday.

Stop by on Monday, when on Tuesday 6 June the circuit will be open to the public, along with the pit lane, and ticket holders will be able to see their idols up close with the cars with pit tests carried out by registered technicians. the team. L’step on the track begins on June 7, with support races (Porsche Carrera Cup, Ferrari Challenge and Road to Le Mans) and the start of official practice and qualifying, in the evening, which will determine the Hyperpole classification on Thursday.

Friday 9 June again the chance for side competitions and concerts. On Saturday morning the last finish with a warm-up.