What is special about the Le Mans Classic?

What is special about the Le Mans Classic?

Created in 2002 by Peter Auto, in association with the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, Le Mans Classic offers a formidable retrospective of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. It is the largest gathering of classic cars with 600 racing cars on the track and 8,500 classic cars displayed in the specially designed enclosures.

Is the Le Mans Classic still on?

LE MANS CLASSIC POSTPONED IN 2021 Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Peter Auto and the Automobile Club de l’Ouest have decided to postpone the tenth edition of Le Mans Classic to July 1-2-3-4, 2021.

When did Le Mans Classic start?

The number of historic racing cars that continues to increase event after event, drivers coming from all over the world plus more car clubs, exhibitors and activities all confirm the undeniable growth of Le Mans Classic since its creation in 2002.

How do you get into Le Mans Classic?

To become part of the legend you must enter a model that has taken part in the Le Mans 24 Hours between 1923 and 1981. Priority is given to cars that have actually raced in the event during this era. The 500 cars are divided up into six grids to ensure matching groups in terms of performance and historic pertinence.

Will Le Mans 2021 be Cancelled?

The Peter Auto-organised Le Mans Classic will not take place in 2021 as travel restrictions continue to bite across Europe with the ongoing COVID 19 crisis.

Where is the 24 Hours of Le Mans?

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Is Le Mans 2021 happening?

The 2021 event, the 89th running of the race, was to be staged at the Circuit de la Sarthe close to Le Mans, France, between 12 and 13 June; because of the COVID-19 pandemic in France, the ACO postponed it to 21 and 22 August to increase the likelihood of admitting spectators pending easing of global travel …

Why is Le Mans in August?

The Le Mans 24 Hours will be postponed from its usual June slot for a second year in a row owing to the global health crisis, and will now take place in August.

Do Le Mans drivers sleep?

After a gruelling race like the 24 Hours of Le Mans you might think all drivers sleep in the next day. All drivers will be exhausted by 15:00 on Sunday but the satisfaction of finishing, or – for the lucky few – of a podium place, erases the weariness.

Is Le Mans part of f1?

However, Le Mans has always had a stronger reputation than the World Championship and is a round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. The race is also known as a leg of the informal Triple Crown of Motorsport which links Formula One, IndyCar, and sports car racing to represent a career achievement for drivers.

What is the Le Mans Classic?

“Since 2002, Le Mans Classic has become the necessary complement of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. And somehow the showcase of all hi-technologies which were born there, year after year.”

Where to buy 24 hours of Le Mans memorabilia?

Welcome to ExperienceLeMans.com, the site that can be considered the web’s premier shop for 24 Hours of Le Mans Memorabilia, Le Mans Posters, 24 Heures Mans Programs, vintage Le Mans photos and much much more. Interested in who I am and how this shop came about?

When is historic racing by Peter Auto at Le Mans?

Historic Racing by Peter Auto on the Le Mans Bugatti circuit will be held on the weekend scheduled for Le Mans Classic, on July 3 & 4, 2021; bringing together all the Series by Peter Auto.

When is Le Mans Classic 2022?

Le Mans Classic 2022 will be held from June 30th to July 3rd. Created in 2002 by Peter Auto, in association with the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, Le Mans Classic offers a formidable retrospective of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The event, acclaimed from its very first edition, has continued to grow and attracted over 195,000 spectators in 2018.

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