LeMans Race 2016. Car Testing Days. Pit Walk Photos
As every year, the organizers from the Automobile Club of West (Automobile club de l’Ouest) chose the third weekend in June to give the start of the legendary classic endurance 24H LeMans race 2016. As a result, the 24 hours of Le Mans 2016 will compete at next Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June on circuit de la Sarthe (13,629 km). Since 1923, it is a mythical and incredibly demanding race. Therefore, with 200,000 spectators each year, the 24H Le Mans endurance race is one of the most important sports events in France. At 2016, date of this famous endurance car racing event also coincides with many meetings of soccer’s Euro 2016, which takes place in France. As usual, two weeks before of the main racing competition of the year, on Le Mans race track run car testing days for all participating teams. In addition to free access to the boxes at Saturday, the viewers are able to see all the sports cars on pit walk.
LeMans Race 2016
GT Race Cars
Also, this 84th edition of LeMans race 2016 will be marked by several major innovations. At first, race starting with the increased number of competitors: the construction of four new stands brings the number of cars at the start of the race at 60. It will also watch for the arrival of new cars, like the spectacular GT race cars Ford GT or Ferrari 488 (in category GTEPro).
Perhaps the most beautiful car in the world, race winner 2014 in the category LM GTE Am – Aston Martin Vantage v8.
Then, most awaited appearance on Le Mans track. Exactly 50 years after the first victory on Circuit de la Sarthe in France, once again Ford GT car takes part at famous Le Mans 24 hours race 2016.
As usual at Le Mans is widely represented Porsche 911 RSR model, from various all around the world racing teams.
Once again, one of the main contenders for victory in Le Mans category GTE Pro is Corvette C7.R .Chevy Corvette C7 z06 Larbre Competition team
LMP1 Cars 2016
This year again, the victory should be played between three major automotive brands: Porsche (winner in 2015), Audi and Toyota. Since June 2015, the three “factory” teams have considerably reworked their prototype.
And for Audi, it is all about aggressive aerodynamics.
Audi Sports Team Joest Audi R18 n8 – L. DI GRASSI / L. DUVAL / O. JARVIS
Now Porsche engineers have even attempted to improve the 919 Hybrid, which had won last year.
Porsche 919 Hybrid n1 (Porsche Team) – T. BERNHARD / M. WEBBER / B. HARTLEY
As soon as possible, Toyota hopes to forget as quickly as possible the disappointing performance of the TS040.
Toyota TS050 n5 (Toyota Gazoo Racing) – A. DAVIDSON / S. BUEMI / K. NAKAJIMA
Innovative LeMans Car
Another important event of LeMans race 2016: the participation of french driver Frédéric Sausset – a man quadruple amputee, on a Morgan – Nissan car equipped with suitable controls, in special category Innovative LeMans Car. Fred Sausset and his Sausset Racing Team 41 has already participated this year in Le Mans, during the V de V Endurance Series 2016.
Le Mans race cars
Video of all Le Mans race cars at car testing days after official photo session for LeMans Race 2016.
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