2019 24 Hours of Le Mans : Fringe Events
24h Le Mans
21/05/2019 15:09

2019 24 Hours of Le Mans : Fringe Events

Every year, neighbouring villages join in the fun and organise fringe events on the theme of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. From golf to open-air cinemas, not to mention classic cars as far as the eye can see, there is plenty going on in and arou...

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The ACO pays tribute to Niki Lauda
Le Mans
21/05/2019 09:20

The ACO pays tribute to Niki Lauda

It is with great sadness that the president of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, Pierre Fillon, presents his most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Niki Lauda, who died yesterday....

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Valentino Rossi has the 24 Hours of Le Mans in his sights
24h Le Mans
20/05/2019 18:01

Valentino Rossi has the 24 Hours of Le Mans in his sights

A die-hard motorsport fan, Valentino Rossi - Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP racer and seven-time MotoGP world champion - would love to take the start in the 24 Hours of Le Mans after closing out the current leg of his career....

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FIA WEC – Alpine to pursue LMP2 wins in the 2019-2020 season
24h Le Mans
20/05/2019 09:31

FIA WEC – Alpine to pursue LMP2 wins in the 2019-2020 season

French constructor Signatech Alpine Matmut has announced its intention to continue to compete in the LMP2 class in the 2019-2020 season of the FIA World Endurance Championship....

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Simon Pagenaud takes pole in the Indianapolis 500
24h Le Mans
20/05/2019 00:06

Simon Pagenaud takes pole in the Indianapolis 500

The French driver, second in the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans, is pole-sitter in the upcoming running of the Indianapolis 500 on 26 May....

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A 104,020-strong crowd at the Bugatti track for the Shark Helmets Grand Prix de France
GP France Moto
19/05/2019 17:45

A 104,020-strong crowd at the Bugatti track for the Shark Helmets Grand Prix de France

Despite heavy grey skies and a nip in the air, the French motorcycle Grand Prix drew a crowd of over 100,000 fans at the Bugatti circuit in Le Mans, to witness the triumph of the reigning world champion, Marc Márquez of Repsol Honda Team. T...

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The Automobile Club de l’Ouest pays tribute to Jean-Paul Plée
Le Mans
17/05/2019 12:15

The Automobile Club de l’Ouest pays tribute to Jean-Paul Plée

The ACO is deeply saddened to announce the sudden passing of Jean-Paul Plée, track marshal at the SHARK Helmets French Motorcycle Grand Prix, early this morning....

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Club ACO – Members’ grandstand open for 24 Hours of Le Mans Test Day
Club
16/05/2019 17:16

Club ACO – Members’ grandstand open for 24 Hours of Le Mans Test Day

The teams competing in this year’s 24 Hours will be at the racetrack on Sunday 2 June for a day’s free practice. ACO members holding a Race Week General Enclosure pass will be admitted to the Club ACO grandstand and hospitality suite free o...

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Stoffel Vandoorne to tackle AOTech simulator ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
LE MANS
16/05/2019 14:42

Stoffel Vandoorne to tackle AOTech simulator ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Before they can compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, rookies and any driver who has not driven in the race for five years must prepare for the event by spending a day on the AOTech simulator. Belgian Stoffel Vandoorne, set to make his Le Man...

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