The ACO has announced that as a result of the fluid situation surrounding the Covid 19 pandemic that the 2020 24 Hours of LeMans has been postponed until 19/20 September 2020.
In a statement race organisers said:
As a result of the ongoing coronavirus health situation and current restrictions in France and around the world, the organiser of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, together with the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), have decided to postpone the 88th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, originally scheduled for 13/14th June 2020.
The postponement of the 24 Hours of Le Mans will result in revisions to the FIA WEC, European Le Mans Series, Michelin Le Mans Cup and Ligier European Series calendars. This information will be confirmed in due course, together with the full timetable for the 88th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2020.
During this complicated time, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest wishes to express, even more than usual, all its support for and recognition of healthcare personnel everywhere
CEO of the FIA World Endurance Championship Gerard Neveu said:
“It is the right decision to delay in light of the current situation. We are now working on revising our WEC, ELMS, Michelin Le Mans Cup and Ligier European Series calendars for the remainder of this season, and for the WEC’s Season 9 which was due to start in September 2020. We will come back to you in the coming days with more news for both the FIA World Endurance Championship and the European Le Mans Series.”