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Le Mans Dates & WEC LMP1 Privateer Changes Approved By FIA

The latest FIA World Motorsport Council has approved the dates for the 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours.

Test Day is confirmed as 4 June 2017 with the race taking place on 17-18 June 2017.

The remaining FIA World Endurance Championship calendar will be approved at a later date by the FIA.

LMP1 Privateer Changes Approved

As revealed at the ACO’s Le Mans Press Conference a number of measures have been approved for LMP1 Privateer entries from next season including:

  • Increase of chord and width of rear wing
  • Increase of width of front part of the bodywork
  • Lower minimum weight 830kg
  • Only one fuel flow meter
  • No required torquemeter
  • No engine quantity limitation
  • No restriction in engine capacity