Provisional 24 Hours of Le Mans entry list reveals 186 drivers
The provisional entry list for the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans has revealed that a record-breaking 186 drivers will compete in this year’s race, which is set to take place from 15-16 June.
Amongst the 186 competitors competing in the 87th running of Le Mans are last year’s winners Fernando Alonso, Kazuki Nakajima, and Sébastien Buemi who will be vying for the FIA World Endurance LMP Drivers’ Championship, as well as defending their 2018 Le Mans title.
This year’s entry list also includes a plethora of former WEC Drivers’ Champions including André Lotterer, Anthony Davidson, Loïc Duval, Neel Jani, Romain Dumas, Earl Bamber and Marcel Fässler. In addition, there are various 24 Hours of Le Mans class winners entered such as Nicolas Lapierre, Thomas Laurent, David Heinemeier Hansson, Gianmaria Bruni, Harry Tincknell and Nicki Thiim.
Meanwhile, new entrants include ex Formula 1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne, while Paul di Resta will make a welcome return to the grid for the second year in a row.