The 2024 European Le Mans Series will return to five of the six top European circuits visited in 2023, with the ELMS visiting Mugello in Italy for the first time in September
The season will once again start with The Prologue and the first race in Spain at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in April. The Prologue will be held from the 8-9 April and the 4 Hours of Barcelona will be on the 12-14 April.
The 4 Hours of Le Castellet moves from July to the beginning of May, with the French round of the series being held one month before the 24 Hours of Le Mans on the 3-5 May.
The 4 Hours of Imola will be held at the beginning of July on the 5th to the 7th, while Spa-Francorchamps moves to August, the 4 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps being held on the 25th.
The first edition of the 4 Hours of Mugello will be held at the end of September on the 27th to the 29th. The season finale will be held, once again in Portugal, with the 4 Hours of Portimão on the 18-20 October.
Frédéric Lequien, Le Mans Endurance Management (LMEM) CEO: “The addition of Mugello to the 2024 European Le Mans Series calendar is very welcome, and the Italian circuit joins an ever-growing list of top European circuits that have hosted an ELMS race. Each venue offers a unique challenge for our teams and drivers while providing exciting racing for our many fans to enjoy, either at the circuit or watching at home. We look forward to welcoming all our competitors, partners, fans, and the media in 2024.”
Pierre Fillon, Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) President: “As a feeder series, the European Le Mans Series is a major component of the Endurance pyramid. The already high standard of racing continues to improve and the 2024 season features some of Europe’s most esteemed circuits. Besides the prestige of competing in an elite championship, ELMS teams have the added motivation of winning a slot on the grid at the 2025 24 Hours of Le Mans.”
2024 European Le Mans Series Calendar
- Prologue Barcelona (ESP): 8-9 April 2024
- 4 Hours of Barcelona (ESP): 14 April 2024
- 4 Hours of Le Castellet (FRA): 5 May 2024
- 4 Hours of Imola (ITA): 7 July 2024
- 4 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL): 25 August 2024
- 4 Hours of Mugello (ITA): 29 September 2024
- 4 Hours of Portimão (PRT): 19 October 2024