24 Hours of emotions riding the Le Mans track

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August 2020
24 Hours Cycling of Le Mans
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Shimano 24 Hours Cycling

In partnership with Le Mans Sarthe Vélo (MSV) cycling association and with the support of the French Cycling Federation (FFC) CGO Événement organises an endurance cyclo-sportive, a relay race by team opened to all on the Le Mans Circuit: The Shimano 24 Hours Cycling of Le Mans. After the attendance record reached in 2019, with 540 teams at the start, we want to control the participation and thus guarantee the riders’ comfort. Registrations will therefore be limited to 560 teams, including a maximum of 80 singles and 40 pairs. More than 4000 riders from France and foreign countries are expected on the legendary Circuit of Le Mans on the 22nd and 23rd of August 2020. The presentation file and the cycling rules are available for download.

Experienced or amateur athletes, cyclotourists and triathletes, come live 24 hours of strong emotion on the Bugatti Circuit of Le Mans.

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Choose your category

This atypical cyclosportive is opened to all, you can compete as a single rider, by pair or in teams of 4, 6 or 8 riders. You can either be licenced or not but need to be at least 18 years old in the year of the race.

  • RANKING: A men’s and women’s overall ranking, based on the greatest distance traveled, will be established.
  • CATEGORY: Four minimum teams are required to create a category.
  • PODIUM: Winners of the overall rankings and of the rankings in each category will be awarded. These teams are the only ones to take to the podium.

Categories Men Women Mixed
Single X X -
Pair X X X
Team of 4 X X -
Team of 6 X X X (2 women mini.)
Team of 8 X X X (3 women mini.)

Registration fees

Registration fees depend on the number of contestants by team.

2020 Registration: Opening on 25th November 2019, at 10am

category fees/team (TVA 20%) special fees (200 first registered teams)
Single 330€ 300€
Pair 525€ 480€
Team of 4 790€ 720€
Team of 6 920€ 840€
Team of 8 1050€ 960€

Why participate?

  • THE CIRCUIT OF LE MANS: world-renowned circuit, famous for hosting the greatest endurance races in the world.
  • AN INCOMPARABLE COVERING: a technical track with great corners and its famous Dunlop uphill.
  • RIDE AROUND “THE CLOCK” and enjoy the magic of a night endurance race. Will you come up with the winning strategy?
  • AN INCREDIBLE REAL-LIFE ADVENTURE: More than 4000 riders from around twenty different countries.
  • SHIMANO ASSISTANCE: Free maintenance and wheels loan 24 hours a day.
  • RIDE SAFELY: Video surveillance and integral night lighting on the track.
  • REAL-TIME RANKING: Giant screen on the circuit and one screen per pit.
  • ACCOMODATION on the “Houx” campsite (power supplies and sanitaries).
  • ANIMATIONS on the Shimano 24 Hours Cycling of Le Mans Village for the whole family.

Ranking and Diploma

2020 Shimano 24 Hours Cycling of Le Mans Ranking and Diploma: Available here the day of the race

Previous editions ranking: 2019 – 2018 – 2017 – 2016 – 20152014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009

Best laps

In partnership with the French cycling magazine Le Cycle, please find bellow the best laps made since we created the Le Mans 24H Cycling race in 2009. The record has been made in 2019 by Socopa 1 in 5min8sec… Will you be the next one?


Position Dossard Équipe Temps Vitesse Moyenne Année
1 914 SOCOPA 1 5:08 48,80KM/H 2019
2 503 SARTO ENDURANCE TEAM 5:09 48,70KM/H 2019
3 697 BORNEUR BOY'S 5:09 48,70KM/H 2019
1 687 BPWC LES PIONNIERES 5:26 46,15KM/H 2019
2 494 SHIMANO FRANCE 1 5:38 44,55KM/H 2019
3 837 MISS 27 5:44 43,75KM/H 2014


Find here the chart of the best laps by edition

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