14 invitations in the face of the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2017

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The countdown to the 24 Hours of Le Mans has started. Although it will not be until the 2nd of February when you know the official list of 60 competitors that will take part of the 85th edition of the test and its 10 alternates, what is certain is that there are already some teams for their sporting merits have secured a place in the race of the races. The successes of the last edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans or in the world championships associated with the ACO leaving a total of fourteen teams with plaza secured to The Sarthe.

The first four structures that will be in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2017 are the four teams that failed to win the last edition, or what is the same, Porsche by his victory in LMP1, Signatech Alpine for his victory in LMP2, Ford Chip Ganassi to achieve success in GTE-Pro and Scuderia Corsa by in GTE-Am. From the European Le Mans Series to land in The Sarthe the team G-Drive Racing by his absolute triumph in the contest, as well as Aston Martin Racing and JMW Motorsport by its first and second position in the GTE. United Autosports to enforce his triumph in LMP3.

As we told you, the resolution of the Asian Le Mans Series
has been awarded three invitations. Algarve Pro Racing has received as a winner in LMP2, Tockwith Motorsports for the win in LMP3 and DH Racing
victory in GT. In this team competes Alex Banks, which without doubt opens
a great possibility to make his debut in the 24 Hours of Le Mans after his good work
in the Asian Le Mans Series. Invitations remaining for TF Sports by
his victory in the Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup, as well as to Keating Motorsport and
Scuderia Corsa
, the two latter by appointment direct from IMSA.

List of invitations to the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2017

Team Merits Type of Invitation
Porsche Team 1st in the 24 Hours of Le Mans LMP1
Signatech Alpine 1st LMP2 in the 24 Hours of Le Mans LMP2
Ford Chip Ganassi 1 GTE-Pro at the 24 Hours of Le Mans GTE-Pro
Scuderia Corsa 1 GTE-Am in the 24 Hours of Le Mans GTE-Am
G-Drive Racing 1st LMP2 in the European Le Mans Series LMP2
Aston Martin Racing 1 GTE in the European Le Mans Series GTE-Pro
JMW Motorsport 2nd GTE in the European Le Mans Series GTE-Pro
United Autosports 1st LMP3 in the European Le Mans Series LMP2
Algarve Pro Racing 1st LMP2 in Asian Le Mans Series LMP2
Tockwith Motorsport 1st LMP3 in the Asian Le Mans Series LMP2
DH Racing 1st GT in the Asian Le Mans Series GTE-Am
TF Sport 1 GTE-Am in the Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup GTE-Am
Keating Motorsport Invitation by appointment IMSA LMP2
Scuderia Corsa Invitation by appointment IMSA GTE-Am