LE MANS, France – Officials from the Automobile Club de L’Ouest have released the 62-car entry list for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, which will be held on Aug. 21-22 at Circuit de la Sarthe.
The field includes the 33 full-time World Endurance Championship entries as well as several teams who are utilizing automatic entries following successful 2020 seasons.
The 2021 edition of the legendary event will see the debut of the Hypercar class, with Toyota Gazoo Racing and Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus each set to field a pair of cars in the class.
Joining them will be the Signatech Alpine squad, which will field a LMP1 Alpine A480 Gibson that has been grandfathered in. Only five cars are entered in the headline class.
The LMP2 class will feature 25 cars, with 11 of those being full-season WEC entries. Teams entered in this class include United Autosports, G-Drive Racing and PR1 Mathiesen. Risi Competizione is set to make its LMP2 debut at Le Mans, fielding an ORECA entry for Ryan Cullen and Oliver Jarvis.
The GTE Pro division features seven entries, with the WEC Porsche and Ferrari squads joined by Corvette Racing’s pair of Corvette C8.Rs and the WeatherTech Racing Porsche 911 RSR.
The GTE AM class features a 24-car entry list, with 13 entries coming from the roster of full-time WEC teams and 11 additional entries from those who received automatic Le Mans invitations.
Finally, Le Mans will welcome a Garage 56 entry for the first time since 2016. The La Filiere Frederic SAUSSET BY SRT41 ORECA 07 is entered and will feature at least two drivers from the academy set up by quad-amputee Frederic Sausset that is designed to help drivers with physical impairments.