600 cars set for Le Mans Classic

600 cars set for Le Mans Classic

Vintage Motorsport / Historic

600 cars set for Le Mans Classic


The 10th edition of Le Mans Classic rolls off this week, June 30 to July 3, on the iconic Le Mans 24 Hours circuit. Generally held every two years, the 10th annual Classic should have taken place in July 2020, but the event was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus, it’s been four years since the last event (2018), so endurance racing fans are more than ready to mark the 20th anniversary of the Le Mans Classic’s creation!

Conceived in 2002 by Peter Auto in association with the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, the bi-annual Classic offers a fantastic retrospective of the much-herladed 24 Hour. It has been successful since Day 1, attracting 195,000 spectators in 2018.

Indeed, it’s the world’s largest gathering of historic vehicles, with 600 racing cars and 8,500 collector cars inside the specially prepared interior of the circuit.

Leading up to the 10th edition, we’ll take a look at a pair of mouth-watering machines, the first belonging to the Endurance Racing Legends grid and the second to Group C. These two separate fields provide support races to Le Mans Classic and contain some of the most iconic models set to take part…

Read the full event preview at VintageMotorsport.com.