24 Hours of Le Mans

Being the capital of the sport and of the automobile endurance, Le Mans in the Sarthe hosts every year national and international competitions in the circuit of the 24 hours of Le Mans, located 15 minutes from the Castle of Montaupin.

These sports events are the occasion for popular and family festivities celebrated on the sidelines of the competitions.

The 24 hours of Le Mans in all disciplines

In addition to the legend of the 24 hours of Le Mans whose first race took place in 1923, there are 24 hours motorcycle, 24 hours truck, 24 hours karting and Le Mans Classic competitions.

The teams and their drivers come from all over the world for these prestigious competitions: France, Japan, Germany, Great Britain, United States, Australia, Sweden, Belgium, Italy, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Spain, Switzerland, etc.

Reasons to discover the circuit

The spectators who come to attend and live moments of relaxation and passion keep unforgettable memories of the beautiful achievements. They take the opportunity to visit the Sarthe with all its mythical places like the legend of the 24 hours of Le Mans.

Endurance being the strongest point of the mechanical sports competitions at the 24 hours of Le Mans, this constitutes a challenge for the pilots and their teams and for the cars and their mechanics.

At the end of each 24 hours of Le Mans competition, the teams learn lessons about their machines and the improvements to be made for the next competition.

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