09/07/2018 15:31

Le Mans Classic - A historic weekend with the ACO members’ club

The ACO member areas were popular during Le Mans Classic this weekend. The elegance of the new hospitality area at the raccordement where the circuit links up to the Bugatti was particularly appreciated.

Le Mans Classic - A historic weekend with the ACO members’ club

Hospitality area

The new hospitality area at the raccordement was popular this weekend. The all inclusive service with open bar, all-you-can-eat buffet and VIP shuttle attracted a host of members and their families and friends. Everyone present enjoyed the view of the Porsche curves and the splendid sunset on Saturday evening.

Garden 1

ACO members flocked to this area to eat, drink and be entertained. The air conditioning was a bonus, given the temperatures outside! The miniature electric track delighted young and old alike and was the scene of many a selfie.

Grandstand 17

The ACO member grandstand were packed once again and the outdoor lounge area proved popular.

Guided tours

Local ACO Volunteers offered guided tours of the service tunnel beneath the track and of a race grid. Afterwards, members enjoyed VIP treatment in a viewing box overlooking the grandstand straight.

Classic car exhibition area

A 50-strong group of club members signed up for 30 minutes of glory on the Friday morning –parading their classic cars for a few laps of the full-length Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans. Who wouldn’t jump at that chance to do a lap of the iconic circuit? The group and other club members had a special area to display their classic cars over the weekend.

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