Le Mans
28/05/2020 - 11:05

Automobile Club de l'Ouest circuits to reopen on 1 June!

The Automobile Club de l’Ouest is delighted to announce it will be reopening its doors to the public on 1 June, with all necessary hygiene measures in place. We are glad to be able to welcome visitors back to the 24 Hours of Le Mans Museum, the karting, the Porsche Experience Center and our driving instruction centres.
Automobile Club de l'Ouest circuits to reopen on 1 June!

Welcome back!

From 1 June, our customers will be able to visit the museum that retraces the history of the 24 Hours of Le Mans and of motoring, browse our ever-changing range of 24 Hours merchandise, enjoy an afternoon at the karting track, experience driving a Porsche or a prototype or learn how to better handle their own car or bike.

All necessary steps have been taken to follow government guidelines and procedures will be clearly explained at reception desks.

Health and safety remain our overriding priority and we go above and beyond requirements in these areas. In the current sanitary situation, our number one criterion for reopening was ensuring the safety of our staff and visitors.

24 Hours of Le Mans Museum
Delve into history! Visitors are free to explore the museum and the circuit as they please. Le Mans 66, the exhibition about the film starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale runs until the end of August. Discover the incredible details of shooting an action-packed blockbuster based on a true story.

  • Usual prices and opening times apply
  • Entry restricted to allow a limited number of visitors at any time
  • Visitors are required to wear a mask (on sale at reception)
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Required hygiene measures and precautions clearly announced
  • Floor markings to aid physical distancing in queueing zones
  • Public areas and contact points regularly cleaned and disinfected
  • Separate entrance and exit

Karting des 24 Heures du Mans
Have fun in the sun with friends or family at the Alain Prost karting track! 

  • Usual rates apply
  • Open 14:00–21:00 Wednesday to Sunday and on French bank holidays
  • A mask is mandatory, including with a helmet
  • Required hygiene measures and precautions clearly announced
  • Safety gear (suits, helmets) disinfected after use
  • Up to 15 karts on the track at a time
  • Steering wheels disinfected between sessions
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Single-use balaclava and nitrile gloves provided

Driver training centre
Drive on an iconic track! Pescarolo prototype track sessions, intensive training courses and more Pure exhilaration!

  • Usual rates apply
  • Safety gear (suits, helmets) disinfected after use
  • Briefing Room set up to accommodate physical distancing
  • Masks and hand sanitizer provided
  • Cars cleaned and disinfected regularly
  • Reception counters protected
  • Required hygiene measures and precautions clearly announced
  • Safety gear is provided
  • If you have your own suit, helmet and/or gloves, please bring them.

Motorcycle training centre
Track sessions, introductory and advanced training courses: exhilaration is the name of the game!

  • Usual rates apply
  • No safety gear supplied
  • Briefing Room set up to accommodate physical distancing
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Reception counters protected
  • Required hygiene measures and precautions clearly announced

Track Days
It’s time to get back on track! Our circuits are now open for track days. 

  • A mask is mandatory within the grounds
  • Required hygiene measures and precautions clearly announced
  • Grandstands rearranged to accommodate physical distancing (registration procedures)
  • Public areas and contact points regularly cleaned and disinfected
  • Physical distancing within the paddock
  • Reception counters protected
  • One guest per participant

Porsche Experience Center
Track sessions, driver training, corporate events and more. An experience to match your passion!

  • Open Monday to Friday 08:30–12:00 and 14:00–18:00
  • Visitors are required to wear masks
  • Reception counters are protected and hygiene screens in place
  • Floor markings to aid physical distancing in queueing zones
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Public areas and contact points regularly cleaned and disinfected
  • Safety gear disinfected after use
  • Room capacity adapted according to guidelines
  • If you have your own suit, helmet and/or gloves, please bring them.
  • Cars cleaned and disinfected regularly