20.06.2017 - 19h36

Dates for the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans announced: 16/17 June

The FIA World Motor Sport Council met together yesterday in Geneva, Switzerland, and approved the dates of June 16-17, 2018 for the 86th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

The FIA World Motor Sport Council met together yesterday, in a week dedicated to motorsports and organised at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and approved the dates of June 16-17, 2018 for the 86th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

The 2018 race, which will include the official return of BMW in GTE, will once again take place on the 24th weekend of the year, with drivers being able to take maximum advantage of daylight.

The remainder of the FIA World Endurance Championship will be announced at a later date.

Fiona MILLER