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Provisional 24 Hour Of Le Mans List Reveals Record Entries
May 22, 2019
The provisional entry list for the 2019 event has revealed a total of 186 drivers that are set to compete in this year’s race, which will take place June 15–16, at the Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France.
Provisional 24 Hour Of Le Mans List Reveals Record Entries

The provisional entry list for the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans has revealed that a record-breaking 186 drivers will compete in this year’s race, which is set to take place June 15–16, at the Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France.

Amongst the competitors in the 87th running of the event are last year’s winners Fernando Alonso, Kazuki Nakajima and Sébastien Buemi, who will each be vying for the FIA World Endurance LMP Drivers’ Championship as well as defending their 2018 Le Mans title.

This year’s entry list also includes former WEC Drivers’ Champions including André Lotterer, Anthony Davidson, Loïc Duval, Neel Jani, Romain Dumas, Earl Bamber and Marcel Fässler.

There are also various 24 Hours of Le Mans class winners entered including Nicolas Lapierre, Thomas Laurent, David Heinemeier Hansson, Gianmaria Bruni, Harry Tincknell and Nicki Thiim.

New entrants also include ex-Formula One driver Stoffel Vandoorne, while Paul di Resta makes a return to the grid for the second year in a row.

In related WEC news, two teams—Racing Team Nederland and Signatech Alpine—have confirmed they have submitted entries to continue their WEC programs.

Racing Team Nederland will compete in collaboration with TDS, while the Signatech Alpine team has also confirmed they will continue in the WEC’s highly-competitive LMP2 category next season.

For more information, visit fiawec.com.

Photo courtesy of FIA WEC