Le Mans Grand Prix

The Le Mans Grand Prix is a racing event that is part of the Formula 1 non-Championship season.

Le Mans Grand Prix
Bugatti Circuit
Bugatti Circuit.svg
Race information
First held1980
Circuit length4.185 km (2.600 mi)
Race length309.690 km (192.400 mi)
Last race (2021)
Pole position
Fastest lap

The Grand Prix was held by Le Mans circuit on 1980-1982, 1991-2008 for day-race, since 2009, the race took to night.

The 2010 edition of the race saw a different circuit configuration used for the Grand Prix. The "Circuit de la Sarthe" layout was used instead of the "Grand Prix Circuit" layout, extending the lap length to 13.626 km (8.467 mi). The track was planned to revert back to its original layout for the 2011 edition.

The 2020 edition has been cancelled due to travel restrictions of Pays de la Loire caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in France.

Official sponsorEdit

  • 1980 - 1982: Gitanes Grand Prix de Le Mans
  • 1991 - 1993: Foster's Grand Prix de Le Mans
  • 1994 - 1995, 2000 - 2006: Marlboro Grand Prix de Le Mans
  • 1996 - 1999, 2015: Grand Prix de Le Mans (no official sponsor)
  • 2007 - 2014: Santander Grand Prix de Le Mans
  • 2016 - 2019, 2021: Pirelli Grand Prix de Le Mans
  • 2022: Lenovo Grand Prix de Le Mans


A green background indicates a night-race.

Year Driver Constructor Location
1980   Alan Jones Williams-Ford Bugatti Circuit
1981   Alan Jones Williams-Ford
1982   René Arnoux Renault

Not held
1991   Nelson Piquet Benetton-Ford Bugatti Circuit
1992   Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda
1993   Alain Prost Williams-Renault
1994   Damon Hill Williams-Renault
1995   Michael Schumacher Benetton-Renault
1996   Damon Hill Williams-Renault
1997   David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes
1998   David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes
1999   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Jordan-Mugen-Honda
2000   David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes
2001   Michael Schumacher Ferrari
2002   Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW
2003   Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW
2004   Fernando Alonso Renault
2005   Fernando Alonso Renault
2006   Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes
2007   Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari
2008   David Coulthard Red Bull-Renault
2009   Nico Rosberg Williams-Toyota Bugatti Circuit
2010   Felipe Massa Ferrari Circuit de la Sarthe
2011   Ralf Schumacher Mercedes Bugatti Circuit
2012   Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault
2013   Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
2014   Mark Webber Ferrari
2015   Valtteri Bottas Mercedes
2016   Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
2017   Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
2018   Danill Kyvat[a] Toro Rosso-Honda
2019   Charles Leclerc Ferrari
2020 Not held due to COVID-19 pandemic
2021   Max Verstappen Red Bull-Honda Bugatti Circuit


  1. Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen orignally finished 1st and 2nd, but both was disqualified for overtaking the safety cars, Danill Kvyat, orignally finished 3rd, was recognised as the winning race.