PROGRAMME

Three days to see and do everything: not for sure! When the Le Mans Classic gates will close, let's bet that there will still be a lot of things to be discovered in 2020…

 

OPENING HOURS - Action and entertainment, day and night!

• Friday, July 6, from 09:00 to 02:00
• From Saturday, July 7 at 08:00 to Sunday at 18:00

 

FROM THE CIRCUIT OPENING ON - Le Mans Classic just for you!

• Free access to all the circuit public areas
• Villages
• Club Enclosures
• All entertainment…

 

THE COMPETITION - The main topic!

The track - the most desired of the world…
• 6 grids: day and night practice from Friday on, 18 races from Saturday to Sunday
• Group C: the stars which shone on this track in the '80s and early '90s
• Little Big Mans: a parade of hundred budding drivers aboard their mini cars
• The club parades: a - supervised - cavalcade along the legendary 13.6 km layout
• The car manufacturers' parades: when the moderns take over the classics on the track

The paddocks - the best place to meet the drivers
There is the track of course, but also the paddocks where the mechanics work on the car and the drivers wait for their driving session. An extra fee, only in pre-booking, is necessary to be close to the 400 racing cars which model participated in the 24 Hours of Le Mans between 1923 and 1979.

 

THE AUTOMOBILE - All about it…

The Club Enclosures - the biggest international clubs gathering
Over one hundred clubs tell - through 60 makes and over 8,000 cars - the automobile history. It is also, for their owners, track laps, a contest, picnic and many proper activities.

Le Mans Heritage Club - 24 places for the first and foremost club
In the core of the village, the most exclusive of the clubs, the Le Mans Heritage Club, puts together a handpicked selection of 24 racers which competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans between 1923 and 2016.

 

THE AUCTION - The Le Mans Classic unmissable

• Viewing from Friday on
• Saturday auction... Pleasure to find what you've been longing for or a bargain; or simply to attend, everybody enjoys the Artcurial' sale

 

ALL YOU CAN DO WITHOUT DARING TO ASK FOR IT - Or… Asking for it!

Shopping - the automobile enthusiast's paradise!
• Stores: marquees for one hundred or so professionals who display their ultimate pieces of art or publications, their automobile antiquities and other rare treasures...

Exhibitions - for the eyes' pleasure
• Various displays around a period theme appear out of the bow when you amble around the circuit
• Automobiles sketches

Entertainment - surprises...
• Retro Beauty: hairdresser, manicure, tailor…
• Retro games…
• Music: itinerant groups walk through the village paths to meet the public
• Stages inviting to dance at the '60s hits' tempo!
• Cinema Drive-in: in collaboration with Mk2, automobile open-air cinema, lying on a deck chair or sitting in a car

Dedication sessions - for the autograph's fans
Cards, posters, caps… everything is fine to be signed!

First time of all kinds - thrills from top to bottom
• Helicopter: Le Mans Classic from above (pre-booking option)
• Classic Buses: a long-circuit discovery lap (Pre-booking option) and visit various places inside the circuit
• Track discovery lap as a passenger : unique and in restricted numbers (Pack VIP option only /pre-booking)

 

CATERING - From the sandwich to the Michelin starred restaurant…

• Public catering: food trucks, themed restaurants, Michelin starred restaurant...
• The Picnic basket (for two):  appetizer, main course, cheese, desert, bread and Le Mans rillettes pâté! Table cloth, napkins, cutlery and plates for two; corkscrew, red Saumur wine and water complete this Le Mans Classic branded charming basket.

 

VIP HOSPITALITY - Privilege oblige!

The Privilege Pack: to attend this automobile celebration... in a privileged manner. A premium pack, 1, 2 or 3 days in the Welcome building hospitality right above the pit garages. Just reach the VIP car park, benefit from the exclusive shuttle service, rest, have a Michelin double starred chef meals, tea time…. And as an exclusive option (Pre-booking) a thrilling track lap discovery of the 24 Hours layout!

 

The program hereunder is a draft to be updated on a regular basis.