Wednesday 18 May 2016

24 Hours of Le Mans entry list published

Earlier today, the ACO has revealed the entry list for the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2016.

60 cars are selected to take part in the greatest endurance race of all. 9 LMP1 cars, 23 LMP2's and 27 GTE's of which 14 will race in the GTE Pro category and 13 in GTE Am. The "Garage 56" entry this year is for the French SRT41 by OAK Racing team with quad amputee Frederic Sausset.

180 drivers will be at the start next June, coming from all over the world to take part in the 24 hours. The highest number of drivers comes from Great Britain (38), France (32), USA (23) and Germany (11).

Out of the 60 cars, 12 are entered by an American team, 7 will race in the GTE Pro category. 9 cars will come from Germany, 8 cars from the UK and 6 from France.  

In the following days we'll take a closer look into the entry list for each category.  Also, keep an eye out for the 2016 Club Arnage Guide which will be published on June 10th. 

Kristof Vermeulen.