2018 Le Mans Dates and B&B Accommodation    

2018 Le Mans Moto GP, 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours, 2018 Le Mans Classic

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Le Mans 2018 Dates and Accommodation

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Le Mans MotoGP 2018 :
MotoGP dates are 18-19-20 May 2018.
Moto GP accommodation is for minimum 2 nights on a bed & breakfast basis.
B&B accommodation 150€ for 2 nights, further nights 65€.

Le Mans 24 Hours 2018 :
Le Mans 24 Hours race weekend is 15-16-17 June 2018.
Le Mans 24 Hours accommodation is minimum 2 nights on a bed & breakfast basis.
B&B accommodation 200€ for 2 nights, further nights 65€.

Le Mans Classic 2018 :
The Le Mans Classic weekend is 6-7-8 July 2018 and is sold out.

Le Mans payments: half on booking, balance on arrival. Cancellations : for Le Mans dates we will refund deposits provided we can rebook with no financial loss, less a 25€ fee to cover changes to websites, re-advertising on social media, altering calendars on third party websites, etc.

Directions to Le Mans Race Circuit

GPS SatNav coordinates for Le Mans circuit entrance/Museum of the Le Mans 24 Hours:    47.956, 0.208
Le Mans Directions

We are 30 minutes from Le Mans town and 45 minutes from the Le Mans Race Circuit. NB Queues for parking at the circuit may delay your entry - allow plenty of time!

All Le Mans race events take place at the Le Mans 24 Hours Circuit (aka Circuit Bugatti du Mans). For a great scenic drive cut across country from our B&B via Ballon, or join the D338 at Fyé and follow that road to the circuit. The D338 is the main road between Le Mans and Alençon. Alternatively take the autoroute A28 (tolls apply) and follow the signs for the "Circuit 24 Heures", "Aeroport" or the "MMArena" football ground, both of which are next to the track.

Le Mans Circuit Access Plan

GPS SatNav coordinates for Le Mans circuit entrance/Museum of the Le Mans 24 Hours:    47.956, 0.208

le mans circuit access plan


Buy Le Mans race tickets directly from the ACO organisers and book your accommodation directly with us to get the best deal.

Joining the ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest) gives many privileges, including discount rates on tickets, priority booking, etc.

  • Special rates on tickets for all car, bike and truck races
  • Priority booking of Le Mans 24 Hours tickets
  • Reserved access to the ACO Club Enclosure
  • Free kart session during the Le Mans 24 Hours race
  • 24 Hours Official Souvenir pack after the 24 Hours race
  • Discounts on Le Mans circuit shop merchandise

Click image for ticket details and ACO membership


Grandstand seats are NOT included in the general entry price and vice versa. If you are spending a long time at the track YOU SHOULD AT LEAST CONSIDER a grandstand ticket, particularly for the Le Mans 24 Hours. If in a group you could share a smaller number of grandstand seats.

All grandstands are covered except Wollek - see the plan below. Grandstands 17 and 18 are reserved for ACO Members. Prices are from 55€ to 100€ (2016).

  • TRIBUNE 16 SOMMER 100€
  • TRIBUNE 05 DUNLOP 100€

Click image for Le Mans Grandstand ticket details


When you buy your entry ticket, also book your parking space. Parking at the Le Mans circuit costs between 15 and 30 euro for the duration of the race. The zones around the course are colour coded Red, Green, Blue and Yellow.

Be prepared for queues at the beginning and end of each day. For more information on specific access conditions, please refer to the description of each area.

Click image for Le Mans Parking details

Le Mans Races 2018

France SuperbikesMarch 2018
24 Heures MotoApril 2018
Series V de V FFSA Classic EnduranceApril 2018
Le Mans Moto GP (Grand Prix de France Moto)May 2018
Le Mans 24 HoursJune 2018
Le Mans ClassicJuly 2018
Fete De L'ACOJuly 2018
24 Heures KartingJuly 2018
Championnat du Monde Karting KZSeptember 2018
24 Hours Camions (Lorries)September 2018

Individual Race Details

French MotoGP (Le Mans MotoGP)

The French MotoGP is run on Le Mans Circuit Bugatti: part of the MotoGP World Championship.

Test Day Le Mans 24 Hours

24 Hours Test Weekend - the test weekend is every bit as exciting as the race weekend and you get a better view without paying a fortune for a grandstand seat!

24 Hours Le Mans

THE motorsport event of the year, renowned the world over and the biggest event of the World Le Mans Series. 24 hours of non-stop action attended by massive, enthusiastic crowds - the biggest motorsports party in the world.

The Le Mans 24 Hours is usually the second weekend in June but it can vary by a week or so either way. The cheapest way to book tickets is directly with the ACO www.24h-lemans.com and book your accommodation separately (e.g. our B& B!).

Le Mans Classic

Le Mans Classic takes place in even numbered years, alternating with Le Mans Story.

The Le Mans Classic is a fantastic chance to see legendary cars of years past in racing action. For three days, stunning cars of Le Mans past relive the glory days of the 24 Hours Le Mans with non-stop racing by day and night. A very different atmosphere to the 24 Hours, bringing together drivers, enthusiasts, clubs and exhibitors in a more genteel atmosphere than the regular 24 Hours.

In odd numbered years it is the turn of Le Mans Story, which normally takes place over the first weekend of July. Le Mans Story is run over the Bugatti Circuit and 2015 was the 6th running of the event. Some 300 historic race cars take part in different race classes, from 50's micro racers to saloon cars that ran the Mille Miglia to single seaters from F1, F2 etc.


Promosport Motorbike racing is close and competitive, a showcase for the biking superstars of the future.

24 Hours Karting

24 Hours Karting - organised by A.S.K.-A.C.O. on the Circuit Alain Prost.

Le Mans 24 Hours Moto (Bikes)

The Le Mans 24 Hours Moto (Bikes) is a day-night-day endurance race, not to be confused with the Moto GP series.

With over 800 laps of the circuit to be completed, the 24 Heures Moto is an immensely tough challenge for the machines, riders and support teams.

From 2015 the race reverted to April, following a number of years when it was held in September.

24 Hours Truck Race

24 Hours of HGV endurance racing. A hugely popular event with more than 45,000 spectators attending.

Bed & Breakfast Le Mans