Ferrari May Return to Le Mans LMP1 Racing

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Ferrari could be returning to Le Mans racing in the near future.

Late last year, Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo revealed that the Italian automaker was evaluating a potential future effort to join Le Mans prototype racing and spy photos have even hinted that the company has already been testing such a race car.

SEE ALSO: Ferrari Le Mans Prototype Spied

A report has surfaced claiming that Ferrari is preparing an announcement and could be made this Saturday at Circuit de la Sarthe ahead of the 82nd running of the Le Mans 24 Hours race. Fueling the rumor is the fact that Fernando Alonso, Ferrari’s two-time F1 World Champion driver, will be the race starter on Saturday. Alonso has never raced at Le Mans so his presence doesn’t seem coincidental.

[Source: Sportscar365]

Discuss this story at our Ferrari forum

Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

More by Jason Siu

Join the conversation