Peter Auto and the Automobile Club de l’Ouest have announced the postponement of Le Mans Classic to the first or second weekend of July 2022 (date to be confirmed in September). This event will come back in 2023 for a centenary edition of the 24 Heures du Mans which promises to be exceptional. A Peter Auto race meeting on the Le Mans Bugatti circuit will be held in its place on July 3-4, 2021, the weekend scheduled for Le Mans Classic, offering races for all the Peter Auto grids.
In a further development, the Dix Mille Tours meeting at Paul Ricard circuit, already postponed from March to early May, has now been cancelled altogether. This is mainly due to travel restrictions for competitors and teams, explained Patrick Peter. “Respecting distancing measures and other health protocols are only small obstacles that can be overcome. We were able to put up with it and organise a very good 2020 event last July, when it was possible for French and foreign competitors to move relatively freely. This time, however, fluctuations in intercountry travel restrictions forced us to cancel the event.”
A consolation prize for the Endurance Legends drivers will be two races in August as a curtain-raiser to the 24 Hours of Le Mans!