With Peugeot adding a new car and F1 drivers to its team, and Pescarlo waiting to give a clear out fight; Audi will face some tough competitions on all sides.

The organisers of the Le Mans 24 Hours (or 24 Hours of Le Mans) race have released the entry list for this year, which holds out to 55 cars from numerous companies, and 20 LMP1 cars to take the start.

As usual, many will unquestionably call for Audi’s victory in the LMP1 category, but it's not so easy for the Ingolstadt-based company this time around. With Peugeot adding a new car and F1 drivers to its team, and Pescarlo waiting to give a clear out fight; Audi will face some tough competitions on all sides.

The LMP2 category alternatively has its highlight with Porsche RS Spyder making its first appearance at Le Mans and many others bringing in their outstanding new cars. In the GT1 category, Aston Martin and Corvette will go head to head again, with Interprogressbank Spartak Racing lurking over their backs with the only Lamborghini in the race. As for the GT2, Porsche and Ferrari will compete with their 911 GT3-RSR’s and F430 GT’s respectively, alongside two Spykers.

The entry list is as below:

LMP1

1 Audi Sport North America (Joest) Audi R10 TDi
2 Audi Sport North America (Joest) Audi R10 TDi
3 Audi Sport Team Joest - Audi R10 TDi
5 Team ORECA - Courage-ORECA Judd
6 Team ORECA - Courage-ORECA Judd
7 Team Peugeot Total - Peugeot 908 HDi
8 Team Peugeot Total - Peugeot 908 HDi
9 Team Peugeot Sport Total - Peugeot 908 HDi
10 Charouz Racing System - Lola Aston Martin
11 Dome Racing Team - Dome Judd S102
12 Charouz Racing System - Lola Judd
14 Creation Autosportif - Creation AIM CA07
16 Pescarolo Sport - Pescarolo Judd
17 Pescarolo Sport - Pescarolo Judd
18 Rollcentre Racing - Pescarolo Judd
19 Chamberlain-Synergy Motorsport Lola AER B06/10
20 Epsilon Euskadi - Epsilon Euskadi Judd
22 Tokai University-YGR Power - Courage-ORECA YGK
23 Autocon - Creation Judd
24 Terramos - Courage Mugen

LMP2

25 RML - Lola MG B05/40
26 Team Bruichladdich Radical - Radical AER SR9
30 Racing Box SRL - Lucchini Judd
31 Team Essex - Porsche RS Spyder
32 Barazi Epsilon - Zytek 07S
33 Speedy Racing Team Sebah - Lola Judd
34 van Merksteijn Motorsport - Porsche RS Spyder
35 Saulnier Racing - Pescarolo Judd
40 Quifel-ASM Team - Lola AER B05/40
41 Trading Performance - Zytek 07S
44 Kruse Schiller Motorsport - Lola Mazda
45 Embassy Racing - Embassy Zytek

GT1

007 Aston Martin Racing - Aston Martin DBR9
009 Aston Martin Racing - Aston Martin DBR9
50 Larbre Competition - Saleen S7R
53 Vitaphone Racing Team - Aston Martin DBR9
55 Interprogressbank Spartak Racing Lamborghini Murcielago
59 Team Modena - Aston Martin DBR9
63 Corvette Racing - Corvette C6.R
64 Corvette Racing - Corvette C6.R
72 Luc Alphand Adventures - Corvette C6.R
73 Luc Alphand Adventures - Corvette C6.R

GT2

76 IMSAPerformance - Porsche 911 GT3-RSR (997)
77 Team Felbermayr-Proton - Porsche 911 GT3-RSR (997)
78 AF Corse - Ferrari F430 GT
80 Flying Lizard Motorsports - Porsche 911 GT3-RSR (997)
81 Tafel Racing - Ferrari F430 GT
82 Risi Competizione - Ferrari F430 GT
83 Risi Competizione - Ferrari F430 GT
85 Spyker Squadron - Spyker C8 Laviolette
90 Farnbacher Racing - Ferrari F430 GT
94 Speedy Racing Team - Spyker C8 Laviolette
96 Virgo Motorsport - Ferrari F430 GT
97 BMS Scuderia Italia - Ferrari F430 GT
99 JMB Racing - Ferrari F430 GT

Reserves

LMP1 Saulnier Racing - Pescarolo Judd
GT1 Interprogressbank Spartak Racing Lamborghini Murcielago
LMP1 Epsilon Euskadi - Epsilon Euskadi Judd
GT2 IMSA Performance - Porsche 911 GT3-RSR (997)
LMP1 Creation Autosportif - Creation AIM CA07
GT2 Spyker Squadron - Spyker C8 Laviolette
GT2 Team Felbermayr-Proton - Porsche 911 GT3-RSR (997)
GT1 Larbre Competition - Saleen S7R

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