Le Mans Classic, 9th edition, will be held on 6, 7 and 8 July 2018. This is the announcement made Tuesday on the occasion of a conference held for Retromobile in Paris.
Le Mans Classic gives now-and-already go to all classic car enthusiasts on 6, 7 and 8 July 2018 on the Grand Circuit 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Created in 2002 by Peter Auto in association with the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, Le Mans Classic offers a great retrospective of the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours. Praised in its first edition, the event has continued to establish its reputation over the editions to establish itself as a must-expected every two years by the public and participants.
Last July, more than 123.000 spectators had found their way in Sarthe to admire nearly 550 race cars on the track and 8.500 vintage cars in general enclosure specially designed to accommodate 180 clubs representing 60 brands! At the center of this great automotive festival village entertainment and exhibition visitors immersed in the magic of the story.
Le Mans Classic received the prize for the 2016 Motor Sport Event of the Year awarded at the International Historic Motoring Awards under the patronage of the private bank EFG and Octane magazine.
For 2018, several innovations are scheduled starting with the presence of the Group C field which was a huge success in 2016. In addition, modifications will be made at the circuit to improve the flow of cars and spectators. Several anniversaries will also 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 and the 50th of the 908! Other innovations will be announced in the coming months.