2021 24 Hours of Le Mans – How to watch the race

2021 24 Hours of Le Mans – How to watch the race

The 89th 24 Hours of Le Mans marks the fourth leg of the 2021 FIA Word Endurance Championship (WEC). Keep track of the ultimate endurance race on television, social media or the FIA WEC app to lap up every minute of it!


In France

  • French TV channel La Chaîne L'Equipe is now the new free to air french broadcaster for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The race will be broadcast live on La Chaîne L'Equipe starting at 13:30 on Saturday 21 August until 18:45, then again from 21:10 to 02:00. Coverage will continue on Sunday from 06:00 to 17:30.

  • The whole race will also be broadcast live on Eurosport France. On Wednesday 18 August, Qualifying will be on from 18:45 to 20:10 and Free Practice 2 will be shown from 21:50 to 00:10. On Thursday 19 August, viewers will be able to watch Free Practice 3 from 13:50 to 17:10, Hyperpole from 20:50 to 21:45 and Free Practice 4 from 21:45 to 00:10. On Saturday 21 August, the warm-up will be televised from 09:15 to 10:00. There will then be live coverage of the entire 24-hour race.

International coverage will be provided on Eurosport Pan Europe, RTL Nitro in Germany, as well as by TV2 Denmark, Viasat, RTBF Belgium, Viasat, RTL Netherlands and RTL Luxembourg, among others. Further afield, see Fox Latin for South America, Motortrend for the whole race in the USA, and Velocity and Discovery in Canada. Full coverage via J Sports in Japan and Tencent in China, as well as Sky New-Zealand in the Pacific. The PanAfrique will be provided by SuperSport. More than 196 countries and territories will broadcast the race!

See the full broadcasting schedule.

The Endurance Racing Legends race (10:15–11:00) and Road to Le Mans event (12:15–13 h 10) will be shown on these YouTube channels:

The L’Equipe TV channel will also feature these two races from 09:45 onwards.


The FIA World Endurance Championship app brings fans exactly what they want to their iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. The free app is great for staying in the loop and has all the latest news about FIA WEC, rankings, circuits, the teams, drivers, times, schedules, photos, videos, interviews, highlights, race results and social media coverage throughout the championship.

For an upgraded FIA WEC experience, fans can buy the Premium Season Pack available inside the app. Premium users can watch FIA WEC races live, see exclusive content filmed by onboard cameras, customise functions, and follow their favourite drivers and teams. They also enjoy access to full replays of every race.

Everything on the official FIA WEC® app is available in both English and French. The menu is in French, English, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Arabic.

Live timing

Follow live timing for lap times and rankings at the 2021 24 Hours of Le Mans as they happen.


Facebook 24 Heures du Mans
Instagram @24heuresdumans
Twitter @24hoursoflemans and @24heuresdumans
Youtube 24 Heures du Mans
And on the FIA WEC 24 Hours of Le Mans app

The official hashtag for the race is: #LEMANS24