Affirmation that the 89th operating of the French enduro will be capable to host a crowd of roughly 20 % of its conventional attendance follows the operating of final yr’s reschedule race in September behind closed doorways.
All spectators attending the race on 21/22 August might be required to current the brand new well being move launched in France on Thursday (9 June).
Which means that attendees should be absolutely vaccinated, have a damaging outcome from a PCR take a look at or present proof that they’ve had COVID previously six months and are thought of immune.
A press release from race organiser the Vehicle Membership de l’Ouest mentioned: “By lowering capability and utilizing the well being passport, we are able to host a premium-quality occasion safely.”
The pre-event Le Mans take a look at day, which is returning to the schedule this yr on the Sunday earlier than the race, is not going to be open to the general public, and nor will scrutineering the day earlier than.
Campsites might be open from the Wednesday of race week when follow begins and first qualifying happen.
There might be no funfair or live shows in the course of the occasion this yr.
Tickets for the occasion, spherical 4 of the 2021 WEC, will go on normal sale on 21 June at 10am native time.
Members of the ACO will be capable to e book their tickets from 17 June.
Followers weren’t permitted to attend in 2020
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The announcement acknowledged that within the occasion of the cancellation of the race or it being power to happen behind closed doorways for a second yr all ticket holders might be refunded.
ACO president Pierre Fillon final month dominated the occasion being pushed again additional within the yr.
No reference was made within the ACO’s communication as to how the spectators might be accommodated.
Final yr, the plan was for about 50,000 spectators to be accommodated in 5000-strong bubbles across the monitor.
This needs to be deserted the month earlier than the race after discussions with the French authorities and the native authorities.
A revised entry record for Le Mans this yr has additionally been issued by Le Mans.
The unique 62 automobiles introduced for the race in March all retain their slots.
The 4 automobiles introduced as reserves the next month stay on the back-up record.