24 Hours of Le Mans 2024: schedule, schedule and where to watch live

24 Hours of Le Mans 2024: schedule, schedule and where to watch live

On June 15 and 16, the most famous endurance test in the automotive world will be held in France. Find out everything you need to know about this event.

The historic career of 24 hours of Le Mans It will have its 92nd edition this year when it runs between Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16 on the Sarthe circuit, which is a semi-permanent track of more than 13.5 kilometers with 38 curves. It will have an Argentine presence, because Pechito López and Nicolás Varrone will join. Find out the schedule and where to watch live.

Format and how the 24 hours of Le Mans is run

There is no set number of laps to complete the race.If so is for the time and distance traveled by the team, Last year Ferrari only completed 342 laps, the lowest total this century.

This year 62 cars will compete, so there will be 186 driversand they will be divided into the following three categories:

  • Hypercars (23 cars)
  • LMP2 (16 cars)
  • LMGT3 (23 cars)

Teams must rotate their car with at least three driverswith no one remaining on top of the vehicle for more than 4 hours at a time, and no more than 14 total race hours. For more than 80% of the circuit the cars go reach speeds of up to 350 km/h.

Which Argentines will compete in the 24 hours of Le Mans

This year the same Argentine drivers as last year will compete in the French circuit:

  • José María “Pechito” Lópezthis will be the Cordoban’s eighth participation in Le Mans, he will race for Toyota Gazoo Racing in the Hypercar with Kamui Kobayashi and Nyck de Vries.
  • Nicolas Varronewill enter the LMP2 Oreca with Francois Perrodo and Ben Barnicoat.

As always, there will be great drivers. In this year’s edition at the Le Mans circuit the following will be presented: Jenson pressed, Romain Grosjean, Mick Schumacher, Valentino Rossi, Antonio Giovinazzi either Alex Palou.

What is the Hyperpole of the 24 of Le Mans?

The classification format in this competition is that the 8 fastest drivers from each category on Wednesday qualify for the Hyperpole run on Thursday.

In Hypercar The pole went to the Porsche Penkse 963 N°6, driven by Kevin Estre with a time of 3m24s634. The Argentine team Pechito Lopez He made it into the top eight thanks to Kobayashi, but was penalized for raising the red flag in practice, and They will start in last position, from 23rd place with their Toyota Gazoo.

The other Argentines who will compete, Nicolás Varrone, will start in 32nd place overall, which would be ninth place in the LMP2 category.

24 hours of Le Mans

What time does the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2024 run?

The start is on Saturday, June 15, from 11 am, while the arrival will take place at the same time but on Sunday the 16th. Below are the details of each country:

  • Argentina: 11.00 hours
  • Brazil: 11.00 hours
  • Uruguay: 11.00 hours
  • chilli: 10.00 hours
  • Paraguay: 10.00 hours
  • Bolivia: 10.00 hours
  • Venezuela: 10.00 hours
  • Ecuador: 9:00 hours
  • Peru: 9:00 hours
  • Colombia: 9:00 hours
  • Mexico: 8:00 hours

Where to watch the 24 hours of Le Mans 2024 live

The race can be followed live in Argentina via D Sports Motors:

  • Channel 614 (SD) and 1614 (HD)

Source: Tycsports

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