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24 Hours of Le Mans 2024: who will succeed Ferrari ? The full program

The 92nd edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans takes place this weekend of June 15 and 16. Find everything you need to know to follow the biggest endurance car race in the world.

After five consecutive victories for the Toyotas at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Ferrari succeeded last year at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. end à the heyday of the Japanese stable. A masterstroke achieved by the trio Pier Guidi/Calazo/Giovinazzi since 2023 marked the great return of the Italian brand to Sarthe. For the 92nd edition of the largest endurance automobile race in the world, another legendary manufacturer returns to Le Mans, 14 years later His last appearance: Lamborghini. But the Taurus brand, which will be able to count on former Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean, will no doubt have difficulty achieving this goal. compete with the best. However, the first three rounds counting towards the Endurance World Championship did not really allow us to establish a clear hierarchy with three different winners: Porsche in Qatar, Toyota in Qatar, Imola and Jota à Spa-Francorchamps. 

The hope of seeing a French car, & namely Peugeot, triumphing on Sunday afternoon on the Sarthe circuit is infinitely slim. The Lion brand, whose last of three victories at Le Mans dates back to 2000, 2009, still suffers this season from comparison with its rivals in terms of performance. The two 9x8s entered, which were classified In 8th and 12th place in the queen category last year, they would sign for a place in the Top 5. However, no scenario at Le Mans should be ruled out; Already has it. proven. After the first two days reserved for free practice and qualifying on Wednesday and Thursday, the start of the race will be given &agrav; 4 p.m. this Saturday with this year's football icon Zinedine Zidane waving the flag. checkers. Let the show begin! 

What is the program for the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2024?

Amidst the festivities and side races, the start of the 24 Hours of Le Mans will officially be given. Wednesday June 12 with the first free practice session at from 2 p.m. Qualification for the Hyperpole – the eight cars in each category (Hypercar, LMP2, LMGT3) will be qualified – will also take place on the occasion of this first' The first day will be announced on Thursday evening. the final starting grid for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the race of which will be held on Saturday and Sunday from 4 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Wednesday June 12

  • Free Trials 1  of 2 p.m. à 5 p.m.
  • Qualifying trials for the Hyperpole from 7 p.m. & 8 p.m. (the first 8 in each category qualified)
  • Free Trials 2 from 10 p.m. à midnight

Thursday June 13

  • Free Trials 3 from 3 p.m. & 6 p.m.
  • Hyperpole from 8 p.m. à 8:30 p.m.
  • Free Practice 3 from 10 p.m. & 11 p.m.

Friday June 14
Drivers' parade in the city center of Le Mans from 4 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Saturday June 15
12-hour warm-up & 12:15
Start of the 24 Hours of Le Mans & 4 p.m.

Sunday June 16
Arrival of the 24 Hours of Le Mans 4 p.m.

How to follow the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2024?

Two television channels will broadcast the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The first one is completely free! since L'Equipe TV has the rights to the event for which it will broadcast in its almost entirety, & namely from 4 p.m. Saturday à 1:30 a.m. on Sunday then from 5 a.m. until the end at 4 p.m. To avoid missing a single moment of the event, you will have to turn to Eurosport at www.eurosport.com. condition of being a subscriber, since its two channels, Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2, will retransmit the entirety of the broadcast. of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Thursday & Sunday, with the four free practice sessions, the qualifications for the Hyperpole, the Hyperpole and of course the race.

It will also be possible to follow the race via the official 24 Hours of Le Mans application, available on IOS and Android, also with behind-the-scenes images and real-time rankings. el.

Who are the entrants in the Hypercar category?

Here is the list of the 23 cars (brands and drivers) entered in the premier category of the 24 Hours of Le Mans:

#2 Cadillac Racing – Bamber/Lynn/Palou
#3 Cadillac Racing – Bourdais/Van der Zande/Dixon
#4 Porsche Penske Motorsport – Jaminet/Nasr/tandy
#5 Porsche Penske Motorsport – Campbell/Christensen/Makowiecki
#6 Porsche Penske Motorsport – Estre/Lotterer/Vanthoor
#7 Toyota Gazoo Racing – Lopez/Kobayashi/De Vries
#8 Toyota Gazoo Racing – Buemi/Hartley/Hirakawa
#11 Isotta Fraschini – Wattana Bennett/Vernay/Serravalle
#12 Hertz Team Jota – Stevens/Nato/Ilott
#15 BMW M Team WRT – Vanthoor/Marciello/Wittmann
#19 Lamborghini Iron Lynx – Grosjean/Caldarelli/Cairoli
#20 BMW M Team WRT – Van der Linde/Frinjs/Rast
#35 Alpine Endurance Team – Chatin/Habsburg-Lothringen/Milesi
#36 Alpine Endurance Team – Lapierre/Schumacher/Vaxivière
#38 Hertz Team Jota – Rasmussen/Hanson/Button
#50 Ferrari AF Corse – Fuoco/Molina/Nielsen
#51 Ferrari AF Corse – Pier Guidi/Colado/Giovinazzi
#63 Lamborghini Iron Lynx – Bortolotti/Kvyat/Mortara
#83 AF Corse – Kubica/Schwartman/Ye
#93 Peugeot TotalEenergies – Vergne/Jensen/Müller
#94 Peugeot TotalEenergies – Vandoorne/Di Resta/Duval
#99 Proton Competition – Jani/Tincknell/Andlauer
#311 Whelen Cadillac Racing – Derani/Aitken/Drugovich

The results of the 24 Hours of Le Mans over the last 10 years

2023: Ferrari – Pier Guidi/Calazo/Giovinazzi
2022: Toyota – Buemi/Hartley/Hirakawa
2021: Toyota – Conway/Kobayashi/Lopez
2020: Toyota – Buemi/Nakajima/Hartley
2019: Toyota – Buemi/Nakajima/Alonso
2018: Toyota – Buemi/Nakajima/Alonso
2017: Porsche – Bernhard/Bamber/Hartley
2016: Porsche – Dumas/Jani/Lieb
2015: Porsche – Hulkenberg/Bamber/Tandy
2014: Audi – Lotterer/Tréluyer/Fässler

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116