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Eleven Auto Invites Already Confirmed for 2015 LM24

Eleven of 13 auto invites for 24 Hours of Le Mans confirmed…

Photo: ELMS

Photo: ELMS

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:
LMP2: Signatech-Alpine
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.

Laurent Mercier (@LaurentMercier2) is the Editor-in-Chief of, the leading French-language source for the latest sports car racing news from around the world.

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