The 24 Hours of Le Man’s 2018
The grid is set for this weekend’s running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Fully 23 former and current F1 drivers will take part in the 2018 Le Mans 24 hours race, including two world champions, Ferrari’s former lead driver Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button.
Former McLaren driver Juan Pablo Montoya will also participate in the race, aiming at the motorsport’s prestigious Triple Crown (Monaco GP, Indy 500 and 24 Hours of Le Mans).
Past Le Mans winners Romain Dumas (2016), Earl Bamber (2015), Nick Tandy (2015) and Timo Bernhard (2002 and 2010), will compete as Porsche’s factory drivers.
Ford (NYSE:F) will give the chance to Indycar stars such as Scott Dixon, Sebastien Bourdais or Tony Kanaan, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) will have the current WEC champions, Alessandro Pier Guidi and James Calado and Corvette will line up a Top-level crew on Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller.
Except for the above mentioned F1 trio, another 20 drivers have also passed through the world’s Top motorsport category.
They are: Andre Lotterer, Neel Jani, Kamui Kobayashi, Sebastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima, Vitaly Petrov, Pastor Maldonado, Paul Di Resta, Will Stevens, Felipe Nasr, Antonio Giovinazzi, Giancarlo Fisichella, Sebastien Bourdais, Stephane Sarrazin, Jean Eric Vergne, Giedo Van der Garde, Jan Lammers, Olivier Beretta, Gianmaria Bruni and Pedro Lamy.
Let’s go racing!
Below are the Key viewing details for this iconic race.
Date: Saturday, 16 June and Sunday, 17 June
Start Time: 2:00p (BST), 9:00a (EDT)
TV Info: Eurosport (UK)
Live Stream: Eurosport Player (UK)
Enjoy the racing
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