24h Le Mans
15/02/2020 - 10:01

Invitation update for the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans

The 88th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans is set for 13-14 June. Here are the competitors already granted an invitation thanks to their respective results. Four invitations remain, to be awarded after the 2019-2020 Asian Le Mans Series season comes to a close. The third of the four rounds on the Asian Le Mans Series calendar is set for this coming Saturday night in Malaysia.
Invitation update for the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans

Twelve invitations to the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans have already been granted following the results from the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans, the European Le Mans Series, the Michelin Le Mans Cup and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship:

  • TOYOTA GAZOO Racing - 2019 Le Mans win in LMP1, invitation in LMP1
  • Signatech Alpine Matmut - 2019 Le Mans win in LMP2, invitation in LMP2 
  • AF Corse - 2019 Le Mans win in LMGTE Pro, invitation in LMGTE Pro
  • Team Project 1 - 2019 Le Mans win in LMGTE Am, invitation en LMGTE Am
  • IDEC SPORT Racing - first in the European Le Mans Series in LMP2, invitation in LMP2
  • G-Drive Racing - second in the European Le Mans Series in LMP2, invitation in LMP2
  • Eurointernational - first in the European Le Mans series in LMP3, invitation in LMP2
  • Luzich Racing - first in the European Le Mans Series in LMGTE, invitation in LMGTE *
  • Dempsey-Proton Racing - second in the European Le Mans Series in LMGTE, invitation in LMGTE *
  • Kessel Racing - first in the Michelin Le Mans Cup in GT3, invitation in LMGTE Am 

Two invitations at the discretion of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship have also been awarded

  • Cameron Cassels (Jim Trueman Award Winner) - Performance Tech in LMP2
  • Richard Heistand (Bob Akin Award Winner) - JMW in LMGTE Am

Four additional invitations will be granted at the end of the 2019-2020 Asian Le Mans Series season scheduled for 23 February at the final round in Buriram, Thailand:

  • First in LMP2 will receive an invitation in LMP2
  • First in LMP2 Am will receive an invitation in LMP2 or LMGTE Am (subject to the approval of the Selection Committee in the second case)
  • First in LMP3 will receive an invitation in LMP2 or LMGTE Am
  • First in GT3 will receive an invitation in LMGTE Am 

(*) The competitor may choose between the Pro and Am classes. 

Applications for the 24 Hours of Le Mans will be submitted to the Selection Committee who will release the official 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans entry list.

BREAKING NEWS: THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS POSTPONED TO 19–20 SEPTEMBER 2020