A new support race at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2025

The 24 Hours of Le Mans will welcome a new support race to its program during the 93rd edition in 2025.

Published on 14/06/2024 à 16:43

Gonzalo Forbes

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A new support race at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2025

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As the Mustang GT3 prepares to tame the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Ford Performance announces exciting news for Mustang enthusiasts: the Mustang Challenge is coming to the Circuit de la Sarthe in 2025!

The event, called the 2025 Mustang Challenge Le Mans Invitational, will be an optional round of the 2025 calendar of theIMSA Mustang Challenge. All championship participants, as well as qualified Dark Horse R Mustang owners, will have the unique opportunity to compete on the legendary circuit. The Le Mans Invitational promises an exceptional racing experience, offering qualified drivers and teams the chance to compete on one of the most iconic circuits in the world.

To ensure intense competition, a limited number of Mustang Dark Horse R race cars will be made available to interested and qualified drivers.

Key information:

Open participation: The event is open to all Mustang Challenge competitors and teams, as well as Mustang Dark Horse R owners who meet the qualifying criteria.

Allocation of vehicles: A limited number of additional Mustang Dark Horse R vehicles will be made available to qualified participants for the Le Mans round.

Registration details: Registration for this exciting round will open later this year, with detailed information to be communicated at a later date.

For those who are not currently part of the Mustang Challenge but wish to purchase a vehicle and participate in the 2025 Le Mans Invitational, registration of interest can be done via the following link: Register your interest.

Pierre Fillon, President of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest:  « I am very happy to welcome the Mustang Challenge as a support race for next year's 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Mustang has always been a crowd pleaser. Its distinctive roar is already echoing across IMSA circuits and we are excited to host this race »

Mark Rushbrook, global director of Ford Performance: “ The Le Mans Invitational demonstrates our commitment to providing exceptional and accessible racing experiences. We are proud to present the Mustang on one of the most prestigious circuits in the world. »

The full 2025 Mustang Challenge schedule, including Le Mans Invitational, will be revealed soon. Get ready for an unforgettable racing experience at Le Mans!

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Gonzalo Forbes

In charge of promotion formulas (F2, F3, FRECA, F4...). Carried by the grace of Franco Colapinto.

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