ENTERTAINMENT

FAN ZONE

The ACO is always keen to bring racegoers something new and this year, in the heart of the race village, endurance motorcycle racing fans and newcomers to the discipline will have the chance to slip into a rider’s firesuit and get a glimpse of what it’s like to race in the 24H Motos.

The Fan Zone is not to be missed! Just head towards the plane-shaped balloon flying high above the attractions, which include :

  • Simulators
  • Entertainment of all kinds
  • A special area for babies and children
  • An electric motorcycle track for 6–14 year-olds

Opening times :

  • Saturday 20 April, 09:00–20:00
  • Sunday 21 April, 09:00–14:00 

STUNT RIDING SHOW

On Friday night, spectators can take a seat in the grandstands that line the Pit Straight and enjoy a free stunt riding spectacular. There will be a freestyle show, a motocross display and tricks and stunts with motorcycles, quads and cars. Not to be missed!

Opening times :

Friday: 20:15–21:45

CONCERTS

Set your alarm for 8 pm and head to the stage in the middle of the village for a sensational series of concerts. French pop-rock outfit Rotterdames kicks the evening off, followed by Belgian rock group Triggerfinger at 9:30 pm!

VISIT THE GARAGES AND PADDOCK

Once the second qualifying session is over, spectators can go down to the Pit Lane and meet their favourite riders, admire the bikes and watch the mechanics’ carefully coordinated routine as they prepare for the next day’s race. This is one of the highlights of the 24H Motos as fans collect autographs and take selfies with the riders, who also enjoy this break before the big day.

Time :

Friday: 18:00–20:00

LADY BIKE

Growing numbers of women are attracted to biking and there is now no disputing their place in the realm of motorcycle racing. To appeal to this ever-wider audience for motorsports and the 24H Motos, the ACO will be opening its Lady Bike pavilion once again.
There will be an array of activities on offer for female racegoers and men are of course welcome to come along with their partners! 

  • Well-being area
  • Mechanics workshop
  • A motorcycle riding taster session

Opening times :

  • Friday 19 April: 14:00–19:00
  • Saturday 20 April: 09:00–19:00
  • Sunday 21 April: 09:00–14:00

KIDS ZONE

GARDEN 3, ALLÉE GEORGES DURAND

Time :

  • Saturday 20 April: 09:00–20:00
  • Sunday 21 April: 09:00–15:00

For children aged 3–15 years On offer :

  • Mini motorbike rides
  • Inflatables
  • Video games
  • An introduction to scooter riding (12–15 years)

EXHIBITIONS

CLUB SARTHOIS EXHIBITION

Paddock alley – Village

  • Friday 19 April: 13:00–20:00
  • Saturday 20 April: 10:00–22:00
  • Sunday 21 April: 09:00–14:00

Feast your eyes on 32 stunning vintage motorcycles in the 24H Motos Village. Meet the collectors and enjoy some serious bike talk with them!

 

LE MANS: THE DAWN OF GRAND PRIX RACING

Garden 1 – Village

  • Friday 19 April: 13:00–20:00
  • Saturday 20 April: 10:00–23:00
  • Sunday 21 April: 09:00–15:00

Learn more about the heritage of motorcycle Grand Prix races at Le Mans. A feast of anecdotes, legends and biking history.

THE 24 HOURS MUSEUM

The 24 Hours of Le Mans Museum, where motorcycles share the spotlight, is not to be missed.

Opening times :

  • Thursday 18 and Friday 19 April: 10:00–20:00
  • Saturday 20 April: 09:00–20:00
  • Sunday 21 April: 09:00–18:00

Admission : €8.50 (ACO members: €6); 10–18years: €6.
Free for under-10s accompanied by an adult.

More information at www.lemans-musee24h.com/en

FUN FAIR

Come along and enjoy all the fun of the fair* at the Raccordement area between the Bugatti and Maison Blanche circuits. One of the main amusements will be the ‘Cyber One Booster’, a pendulum ride pulling 3.6G that takes you full circle at over 130 kph (up to 13 revolutions per minute). More traditional fairground attractions, such as dodgems, rifle ranges, punchballs and go-karts, will also be there, alongside the 32 metre-high Ferris wheel that overlooks the whole track.

*See attractions for prices.