The technical and administrative inspection of the 2023 24 Hours of Le Mans will take place in the center of Le Mans, Place de la République on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 June. This is the first official meeting of the 91st edition and the start of ten intense days. Better known as “Weighing”, it includes the Oreca 07 of the Luxembourgers of DKR Engineering, winners of the Asian Le Mans Series 2022, in the LM P2 category that the day will start at 10 am.
38 cars will be accepted on this first day. The first hypercar to be presented will be the Vanwall Vandervell n°4 starting at 10:30 am. The majority of the LM P2 field, which for the first time will be made up of 100% Oreca 07s, is presented for inspection on the same day with 20 of the 24 cars that make the entry list.
The Hertz Jota Team Porsche 963 with its unanimous coverage is expected at 1:40 am. As for the French teams, two Oreca 07 Alpine Elf Teams will enter the field at 5pm, followed by Peugeot 9X8s. The day ends with the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 from the Americans of Hendrick Motorsport, entered as “Garage56”.
Saturday June 3 starts like the previous one, at 10 am Aston Martin Northwest AMR will open this second day which is largely made up of the Hypercar field. Penske Motorsport’s Porsche 963s will take part in the survey from 10.50am. A little later in the morning will follow the three Cadillac V-Series.R, the first being the Action Express, followed by two Cadillac Racing cars. The winners of the 2022 24 Hours of Le Mans, Toyota Gazoo Racing’s two GR 010s will follow after the Americans.
Two Glickenhaus 007s are expected at 1:40 p.m. The end of this day of technical and administrative inspections will have an Italian accent, as the six entered by the AF Corse design will complete the day with the presence of the Ferrari Hypercar 499Ps in particular. .
On the same day, the 10-car race from the 24 Hours of Le Mans is scheduled to take place at 3pm on the course, on the routes du Général-De-Gaulle, François-Mitterrand and Pierre-Mendes-France, Wilbur-Wright. tunnel and Quai Louis Blanc.
The first rounds take place the following day, Sunday June 4 with two two three hour driving sessions on Test day. (10 am-1 pm and 3 pm-6 pm)