After the results of the last round of the Asian Le Mans Series today, Sunday, the names of the last teams invited to take part in qualifying for the Le Mans 24 Hours (16 and 17 June) are now known. In five days, on Friday 9th February, the whole field entered for the 86th running of the Sarthe Classic will be unveiled. Follow this event live on our social networks.
Jackie Chan Racing and Fist-Team AAI are the last teams invited to take part in qualifying for the Le Mans 24 Hours due to their results in the Asian Le Mans Series.
In compliance with the specific regulations of the Le Mans 24 Hours, which limit to two the number of invitations for the event, Jackie Chan Racing winner of the Le Mans 24 Hours in LM P2 and in the Asian Le Mans Series in both LM P2 and LM P3 is only allowed two invitations for the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours.
Here is the complete list of the teams invited:
Two invitations for:
One invitation for:
Each invitation can only be confirmed if the car in question has been entered for one of the following three championships in 2018: the Asian Le Mans Series, the European Le Mans Series and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
This list represents a possible entry of 13 cars out of the 60 places available on the starting grid on Saturday 16th June at 15:00.
Entries for the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours and the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season have been open since Friday 18th December. The closing date is tomorrow, Monday 5th February.
The full lists will be unveiled on Friday 9th February.
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