2020 24 Hours of Le Mans

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2020 24 Hours of Le Mans
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The 88th 24 Hours of Le Mans (French: 88e 24 Heures du Mans) will be an automobile endurance event that will take place on 13–14 June 2020, at the Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France.[1] It will be the 88th running of the 24 Hour race organised by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, and the final round of the 2019–20 FIA World Endurance Championship.


Automatic entries[edit]

Automatic entry invitations were earned by teams that won their class in the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans, or won championships in the European Le Mans Series, Asian Le Mans Series, and the Michelin Le Mans Cup. The second-place finishers in the European Le Mans Series in LMP2 and LMGTE championships also earned an automatic invitation each.[2] Two participants from the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship were chosen by the series to be automatic entries by the ACO regardless of their performance or category. As invitations were granted to teams, they were allowed to change their cars from the previous year to the next, but not allowed to change their category. The LMGTE class invitations from the European and Asian Le Mans Series were allowed to choose between the Pro and Am categories. European Le Mans Series' LMP3 (Le Mans Prototype 3) champion is required to field an entry in LMP2 while the Asian Le Mans Series LMP3 champion were permitted to choose between LMP2 or LMGTE Am. The Michelin Le Mans Cup Group GT3 (GT3) champion was limited to the LMGTE Am category.

Reason invited LMP1 LMP2 LMGTE Pro LMGTE Am
1st in the 24 Hours of Le Mans Japan Toyota Gazoo Racing France Signatech Alpine Matmut Italy AF Corse Germany Team Project 1
1st in the European Le Mans Series (LMP2 and LMGTE) France IDEC Sport United States Luzich Racing
2nd in the European Le Mans Series (LMP2 and LMGTE) Russia G-Drive Racing Germany Dempsey-Proton Racing
1st in the European Le Mans Series (LMP3) United States EuroInternational
WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at-large entries Canada Cameron Cassels United States Richard Heistand
1st in the Asian Le Mans Series (LMP2 and GT) TBA TBA
1st in the Asian Le Mans Series (LMP2 Am) TBA
1st in the Asian Le Mans Series (LMP3) TBA – or – TBA
1st in the Michelin Le Mans Cup (GT3) Switzerland Kessel Racing


  1. ^ "The 2020 Le Mans 24 Hours will be on 13–14 June!". Lemans.org. 17 August 2018. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Six Le Mans Auto Invites Granted After Portimao Weekend". sportscar365.com. 28 October 2019. Retrieved 28 October 2019.

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