Latest Le Mans entry list revealed and Derek Bell named as Grand Marshal
The list of 62 cars and 186 drivers invited to complete the technical and administrative verifications for the 24 Hours of Le Mans – round four of the FIA WEC - is now available.
You can view the latest entry list HERE.
Including the 33 permanent FIA WEC entries which features five Hypercars, there will be a total of 25 LMP2 prototypes, eight GTE Pro and 25 GTE Am entries plus one “Innovative Car”.
Five-time winner Derek Bell will follow in the footsteps of Emanuele Pirro as Grand Marshal at the 89th 24 Hours of Le Mans. He will lead out the 62 cars on the formation lap ahead of the 16h00 start on 21 August.
Born on 31 October 1941 in Pinner, Middlesex, Bell is rightly considered to be one of the most versatile and popular drivers of his time. On Saturday 21 August, Bell will take the wheel of the pace car to lead the 62 entries through the formation lap of Le Mans.
Bell joins a list of elite former drivers to serve as 24 Hours of Le Mans Grand Marshal:
2013: Henri Pescarolo
2014: Allan McNish
2015: Tom Kristensen
2016: Alexander Wurz
2017: Mark Webber
2018: Jacky Ickx
2019: Hurley Haywood
2020: Emanuele Pirro