After a memorable 2017 edition, this year’s race promises to be exciting and thrilling. Toyota Gazoo Racing will be competing. The manufacturer will be back in la Sarthe to win the highly-coveted title. Once again this year, you could have the opportunity to experience the race alongside team Toyota Gazoo Racing via our 2018 24H of Le Mans VIP packages.
While waiting another couple of months for the legendary event to kick-start, here is a presentation of the upcoming 86th edition of the most famous endurance race in the world.
A very promising new edition
60 cars will be entering the race, among which 30 prototypes and 30 LM GTE.
In main class LM P1, experienced team Toyota Gazoo Racing, and their hybrid engines, will start favourite. Competition in LM P1 will be tougher than ever this year, as several private teams have decided to join that class. Rebellion Racing, Bykolles Racing team, Dragon Speed, CEFC TRSM Racing and SMP Racing will all be racing against the Japanese manufacturer. 10 LM P1 cars will be entered in total.
One highlight of this edition will be famous driver Fernando Alonso, twice Formula 1 World Champion, taking to the track and making his debut in endurance with Toyota Gazoo Racing. The Japanese manufacturer is stacking all the odds in its favour, combining its LM P1 experience with such a skilled driver.
As for the LM P2 class, 20 cars will be on the starting grid, among which eight ORECA 07s ready to repeat or exceed last year’s historic performance. To remind you, Jackie Chan DC Racing’s two ORECAs had reached the overall podium. Team Signatech Alpine Matmut had completed the LM P2 podium, it was a one-two-three win for ORECA cars.
30 prestigious manufacturers will race in the highly-competitive GT3 class, which promises to be great fun.
Our 24H of Le Mans RP package is there for you to experience the race in the best conditions. Come and enjoy VIP treatment: meet & greet at Toyota’s private carpark, unlimited access to Toyota Gazoo Racing’s VIP hospitality space, LM P2 pit tour, exclusive activities and more. Further information about our 2018 24H of Le Mans VIP packages available here.
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