The 2023 version of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Event – 100 years after the primary version – takes place this weekend, Saturday 10 June-Sunday 11 June.
The occasion within the north-west of France is the world’s oldest lively endurance racing occasion and varieties one-third of the ‘Triple Crown of Racing’, alongside the Monaco Grand Prix and the Indy 500.
Teams of three drivers compete over 24 hours and whichever crew completes the furthest distance wins. Drivers might be within the automotive for between 45 minutes and 4 hours.
Former F1 drivers Sebastien Buemi and Brendon Hartley gained final yr for Toyota Gazoo Racing, alongside Ryo Hirakawa, whereas 2009 F1 world champion Jenson Button will type a part of this yr’s Garage 45 entry by driving a modified NASCAR Chevrolet Camaro. LeBron James has additionally been confirmed because the official starter of the occasion this weekend.
Here’s all the pieces that you must know.
What time is the 24 hours of Le Mans?
The race begins at 3pm (BST) – 4pm native time – on Saturday 10 June and ends at 3pm (BST) on Sunday 11 June.
On Saturday morning, there’s a slim warm-up interval of quarter-hour from 9:30-9:45am, which may have adopted 4 observe classes in addition to qualifying this week.
Where can I watch the 24 hours of Le Mans?
You can watch the occasion within the UK and throughout Europe on Eurosport, by way of the Eurosport app, discovery+ or alternatively the 24 Hours of Le Mans app.
A hyperlink to observe on Eurosport is HERE.
In the USA, automotive platform MotorTrend will present the race dwell.