Le Mans

L'AUTOMOBILE CLUB

DE L'OUEST

Creator and organizer of the "24 Hours of Le Mans"

THE A.C.O ASSOCIATION

The Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) founded in 1906, designs and organises world-leading car races.

In addition to its sporting activities, ACO is also a club with more than 38,000 car and motorbike enthusiast members, protecting road users on a daily basis and providing them with preferential welcoming conditions at the races run on the Le Mans circuit and while organising events in the entire western France (le Grand Ouest) area.

FOUNDED IN1906ACO is a sustainable mobility stakeholder, a pillar of the car racing world.

A UNIQUECOMPLEXEthe club operates several racing circuits, a museum, a racing driving school and a Companies Department.

MORE THAN325,000spectators come to the 24 Hours of Le Mans race.

MORE THAN207,218people visit to the 24 Heures du Mans Museum every year (2023 figures).

WHY NOT JOIN US?

By becoming a member of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, not only do you become part of the “legend” but you are also entitled to exclusive advantages.


Club members can also make reservations to attend meetings, highlight events and fast driving sessions all year round. The future of endurance racing is looking brighter every year. Members also get pre-premiere access to ticket sales for the ACO star events, preferential rates and reductions to all the different activities as well as access to the official shop, karting, simulators, workshops and induction first-time driving courses...


And much more too ...

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For almost a century, the 24 Hours of Le Mans has urged manufacturers to innovate for the benefit of future motorists.

The quest for performance has always embraced reliability and safety.

The ground-breaking innovations of the past have shaped today’s commitment to sustainable mobility.

MissionH24, which aims to bring hydrogen to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2025, exemplifies a strategy for the future that has its roots in a fertile history.

We invite you to delve into this history.

GOVERNANCE

PIERRE FILLON

Pierre Fillon was born in Le Mans on July 25th, 1958 and attended his first 24 Hours of Le Mans race in 1966 with his grandfather, a great car aficionado. Since then, Pierre Fillon has never missed a single edition of the classic Le Mans event. As president of the ACO, a position he has held since May 31st, 2021, Pierre Fillon participated in the creation of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). He also contributed to the drafting and convergence of Hypercar regulations with IMSA, the new endurance mother category which allows people to compete on both sides of the Atlantic.

PIERRE FILLON

PRESIDENT

PATRICK GRUAU

PATRICK GRUAU

ASSOCIATE PRESIDENT

MARIE ALVAREZ GARZON

MARIE ALVAREZ GARZON

VICE PRESIDENT

DOMINIQUE FOUSSIER

DOMINIQUE FOUSSIER

VICE PRESIDENT

GILLES HUTTEPAIN

GILLES HUTTEPAIN

VICE PRESIDENT

FRANÇOIS BOURDIN

FRANÇOIS BOURDIN

SECRETARY

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The 24 Hours of Le Mans represents a technological challenge and an immeasurable human adventure, making it one of the biggest sporting events in the world.

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News

CLUB ACO - 2024 24 Hours of Le Mans week: events in the nearby towns and villages
Club08/06/2024

CLUB ACO - 2024 24 Hours of Le Mans week: events in the nearby towns and villages

It has become customary for towns and villages in the area around Le Mans to join in the 24 Hours of Le Mans festivities! Here’s a list of the events lined up this year, where you’ll find volunteers from the Club’s La Sarthe delegation.

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ACO Club - "Blown Away II" event on Saturday, August 24, 2024 in San Diego!
Club22/05/2024

ACO Club - "Blown Away II" event on Saturday, August 24, 2024 in San Diego!

The ACO is organizing an exclusive "Blown Away II" event on Saturday, August 24, 2024 in San Diego!

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Club ACO invites US Members to 24 hours of Le Mans American Welcome Party
Club09/05/2024

Club ACO invites US Members to 24 hours of Le Mans American Welcome Party

On Wednesday 12 June, the ACO-USA is holding a genuine AMERICAN WELCOME to Le Mans at a fifteenth-century manor in Challes, a 20-minute drive away from the 24 hours circuit!

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