LE MANS CLASSIC
6, 7, 8 JULY 2018

The Le Mans 24-Hours race writes history and Le Mans Classic tells the story! In 2018 Le Mans Classic will be staged for the ninth time as it is held on a biennial basis. The event created by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest and Peter Auto almost 20 years ago has become a red-letter date in the world of the motor car. Rendezvous after rendezvous this fantastic retrospective has conquered the public, the entrants, the makes clubs, guardians of our marvellous automotive heritage, as well as exhibitors who flock to the circuit in increasingly large numbers. In 2016 there were 123 000 spectators, 600 cars on the track and 8500 cars brought along by the clubs. In 2018, several anniversaries will be celebrated including in particular, the 40th anniversary of Alpine's victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours as well as the 70th anniversary of the birth of the Porsche 356...

 

  • Among the thousand drivers from more than 30 nationalities who will be behind the wheel during the ninth staging of Le Mans Classic on 6-7-8 July on the big Le Mans circuit are ten former winners of the Le Mans 24 Hours. The majority of these drivers will take part in…

  • The major novelty at Le Mans Classic in 2018 is the Global Endurance Legends that opens the door to a new era for this iconic meeting. With the arrival of this demonstration grid the event now covers the history of the Le Mans 24 Hours from 1923 to 2014! In…

  • The 9th staging of Le Mans Classic has many surprises in store for visitors including an action-packed programme from 6th to 9th July comprising no fewer than 21 races and spectacular parades! After Group C Racing in 2016, it’s Global Endurance Legends’ turn to make its debut in the Sarthe.…

DRESS CODE

Club cars
8500
Exhibitors
200
Spectators
123000
Drivers
1000

THEY SAY

“It’s going fast, there are lots of people…
and it’s funny!”

Gaël (Little Big Mans driver)

“Le Mans is a beautiful event and it’s wonderful to be at the wheel of these cars that have marked the history of the competition.”

Paul Belmondo (pilote et acteur)

“For me it’s a real joy to coming back to Le Mans. I really want to congratulate the organizers for the quality of all the grids.”

Jürgen Barth (winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1977)

“I love Le Mans Classic. Ii’s very well organised, the grids are stunning, with more classic cars than meets the eye. It is a real pleasure to talk with the aficionados.”

Soheil Ayari (driver)

 

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