24h Le Mans
14/06/2018 07:01

2018 24 Hours of Le Mans - What’s happening on Thursday 14 June?

The drivers took, or retook rather, their marks at the 24 Hours of Le Mans circuit yesterday during the free practice and first qualifying session, allowing them to proceed with fine-tuning their settings during today's final qualifying laps on the track.

2018 24 Hours of Le Mans - What’s happening on Thursday 14 June?

Early birds can start off their day with a quick stop by "Arnage dans la course" to celebrate Porsche's 70th birthday before heading to the circuit to watch the free practice and qualifying sessions for Road to Le Mans (the first of two 55-minute races starts at 17:30) and Festival Aston Martin.

The 60 competitors participating in the 86th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans will go after pole position during a two-hour qualifying session starting at 19:00. After Dr. Feelgood's concert at 21:00, the drivers will hit the track again at 22:00 for their final opportunity to clinch first position on the starting grid!

See you back here tomorrow for the day’s schedule!

 

Schedule for Thursday 14 June 2018

09:00 - 17:00 "Arnage dans la course" (Porsche's 70th anniversary)

09:00 - 10:00 Road to Le Mans Free Practice 2

10:00 - 00:00 Fun Fair

10:30 - 11:15 Festival Aston Martin Free Practice 1

11:55 - 12:40 Festival Aston Martin Free Practice 2

13:30 - 13:50 Road to Le Mans Qualifying Session 1

14:05 - 14:25 Road to Le Mans Qualifying Session 2

15:30 - 16:30 Festival Aston Martin Qualifying

17:30 - 18:25 Road to Le Mans Race 1

19:00 - 21:00 Qualifying Session 2

21:00               Dr. Feelgood Concert

22:00 - 00:00 Qualifying Session 3

 

PHOTO: The competitors participating in the 86th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans wait to take the track for the free practice.

 

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