To enable fans the whole world over to live the 82nd running of the greatest endurance race in the world on 14-15 June in total immersion, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest has brought out an application, which reinforces its position in the galaxy of the new media.
It is available for any equipment that can use iPhone or Android applications. Under the name “24 Heures du Mans” it can be downloaded for free from AppStore or Googleplay and it has two levels of accessibility.
The first includes news, live classifications, on-board cameras, cars’ positions on the track, information on the drivers and teams, reports, interviews, videos, summaries, is free.
The second is the premium pack containing live videos of free practice, qualifying and the race in full as well as direct permanent access to images from the pits: price 9,90 euros.
This pack will be available on 11th June at 16h00, the start of the first free practice session for the 82nd Le Mans 24 Hours.
All the contents of the official Le Mans 24 Hours application are available in English and French. The menu is available in English, French, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Arabic (option to be chosen in the settings of your tablet, Smartphone, etc).
This application follows the one devoted to the World Endurance Championship FIA-WEC) launched in April at the first round of the season, the Silverstone 6 Hours. Those who already have this only have to download the update from AppStore or Googleplay to take advantage of the Le Mans 24-Hours version. After this race the application will be back in world championship mode for the other five rounds of the 2014 season.
With the continuation of the Le Mans 24-Hours Web TV (on the site 24h-lemans.com), which was such a huge success in 2013 – more than 7 million visitors – the second screen offer proposed by the ACO will be as complementary as it is unique in the world of motor sport.