In Paris yesterday the presentation for the 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours took place. In the presence of ACO President Pierre Fillon, it was revealed which teams and will be taking part in the greatest endurance race in the world, which will be at the at the La Sarthe circuit on 13 and 14 June. The announcement containing the list list of entries in the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and ELMS. was also made.
The 83rd Le Mans 24 Hours will feature at least than 53 cars, made up of four classes. There will be a strong Ferrari presence in the race, with the company ready to battle and go for a repeat of the 2014 win and defend the championship titles secured last year. AF Corse will have Two World Champions, Gimmi Bruni and Toni Vilander driving for them.
In the LM GTE Am class of the Le Mans 24 Hours, there will be a total of six Ferrari 458 Italias, which includes the numbers 55, 61 and 83 entered by the Italian AF Corse squad, JMW Motorsport is racing the number 66 Ferrari, and Scuderia Corsa running number 62. A grand total of thirteen cars complete the grid in the amateur category.
Nine cars will be fighting it out for LM GTE Pro class win, with the number 51 car flying the Ferrari flag with Gimmi Bruni, while there will also be the other AF Corse car, the number 71 458 Italia, with Davide Rigon sharing the driving duties.
In the FIA WEC, the 2014 Ferrari crews are back in action with Gimmi Bruni, Toni Vilander, Davide Rigon and James Calado in the Pro category, while in the Am group they have the AF Corse number 83 car and the 72 entered by SMP Racing.
The first round of the World Endurance Championship, takes place on 12 April, at Silverstone for its 6 Hours race, while the Le Mans 24 Hours takes place on the 13-14 of June.