The list of automatic invites for next year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans is nearly complete, with 11 teams having been confirmed a place on the grid for the 83rd edition of the French endurance classic. (En Français)
Awarded to champions in the European and Asian Le Mans Series, plus select runner-ups, as well as class winners at Le Mans, a total of 13 invites will be given. Two “at large” entries from the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, chosen by IMSA, still have yet to be awarded.
24 Hours of Le Mans:
LMP1 Audi Sport Team Joest
LMP2: Jota Sport
GTE-Pro: AF Corse
GTE-Am: Aston Martin Racing
European Le Mans Series:
GTE: SMP Racing
GTE: AF Corse
GTC: SMP Racing (GTE-Am invite)
Asian Le Mans Series:
LMP2: OAK Racing Team TOTAL
GTC: AAI Motorsports x2 (GTE-Am invites)
Teams must compete in an entire season of a Le Mans-labeled championship, or the TUDOR Championship, for the auto invite to be valid. Invites are limited to two per team, while all full-season FIA WEC teams are awarded an entry by default.