24 Hours of Le Mans – New 2020 edition stats

24 Hours of Le Mans – New 2020 edition stats

It has already been a month since the 88th 24 Hours of Le Mans. Check out these stats for a new spin on the remarkable 2020 running of this legendary race.

The number of laps completed by the 43 cars that crossed the finish line at the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans, for a total of 240,924.5 km.

The total number of refuellings during the race. Pit lane is always nearly as exciting as the action on the track as stops are crucial moments whether planned or spontaneous in the wake of incidents or mechanical problems.

Nicklas Nielsen completed the most in-race laps, representing 11 hours 9 minutes 28 seconds of driving time at the wheel of AF Corse's #83 Ferrari 488 GTE Evo shared with François Perrodo and Emmanuel Collard. They finished third in the LMGTE Am class.

The number of yellow flags waved during the race. Nineteen slow zones were executed and the Race Direction deployed the safety car four times for a total of 2 hours 3 minutes 37 seconds under safety car protocol.

The number of overtakings to gain a position. When it including managing traffic on the track, the number increases to 25,640. The car with the most overtakings is TOYOTA GAZOO Racing's #7 Toyota TS050. Here are the drivers with the most overtakings in each class:

  • LMP1 | Brendon Hartley (#8 Toyota) – 641
  • LMP2 | Paul-Loup Chatin (#28 ORECA 07-Gibson) – 393
  • LMGTE Pro | Alessandro Pier Guidi (#51 Ferrari 488 GTE Evo) – 77
  • LMGTE Am | Nicklas Nielsen (#83 Ferrari 488 GTE Evo) – 66

The 89th 24 Hours is set for 12-13 June 2021 and will introduce Hypercars in the new top class at Le Mans and in the FIA World Endurance Championship.