16.05.2017 - 11h05

Full entry list for the 24 Hour of Le Mans revealed

The full entry list for next month’s 24 Hours of Le Mans on 17/18th June 2017 has been revealed by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO).

The full entry list for next month’s 24 Hours of Le Mans on 17/18th June has today been revealed by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO).

Among the 60 entrants will be 28 from the FIA World Endurance Championship, the French classic being the third round of the 2017 season and the jewel in the crown of endurance racing for teams and competitors worldwide.

There will be 6 LMP1 entrants, including 5 hybrid-powered 1000 bhp+ prototypes from Porsche and Toyota seeking overall victory, an impressive 25 in the LMP2 category which features all four different chassis manufacturers, and an amazing 29 Aston Martins, Corvettes, Ferraris, Fords and Porsches in the two LMGTE classes representing the world’s leading luxury GT car manufacturers.

The 179 drivers on the list (just one name is yet to be confirmed in the LMGTE Am class) carry racing licences from 31 different countries and the teams will carry the colours of 16 different nationalities.

Diversity, strong competition, prestige names on and off track, the best endurance drivers in the world:  the countdown to the most famous sportscar race in the world, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, is well and truly on!

Number of different entrant nationalities:    
USA                       12
France                    8
UK                          8
Germany                7
Switzerland            4
China                     4
Italy                        3
Japan                     3
Russia                    3
Singapore              2 
Austria                   1
Hong Kong            1
Netherlands           1
Philippines             1
Portugal                 1
Slovakia                 1

Fiona MILLER