Weekly auto agenda: Le Mans

Next weekend sees the 24 Hours of Le Mans, one of Europe's oldest and most famous endurance races. The course runs on a circuit of closed public roads and covers some 13,629 km.

Le Mans
June 12
Le Mans, France

The 78th Le Mans 24-hour endurance race will see competitors from Peugeot, Audi, Aston Martin, BMW, Corvette, Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, Ford and Jaguar join the prestigious rally, the world's oldest.
http://www.lemans.org

Automotive X Knockout Stage Begins
June 20
Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI, USA

The Automotive X competition gets truly underway with the end of the shakedown stage and the beginning of competition events on the Michigan International Speedway. With half of the competitors expected to be excluded at this stage, which teams can survive the efficiency savings and hill climb?
http://www.progressiveautoxprize.org

Seoul Auto Salon
July 1-4
Seoul, South Korea

Expect high-profile unveilings from Korean automakers such as Hyundai and Kia at the Seoul Auto Salon, along with events such as a mechanics' competition and car tuning contests.
http://www.seoulautosalon.com/

Goodwood Festival of Speed
July 2-4
Goodwood, United Kingdom

Billed by organizers as the "world's largest car event," the Goodwood Festival of Speed brings together cars of all types from all countries. From current Formula 1 racers and 200 mph supercars to steam-powered carriages of the 19th century, the event is part show, part race and a must-see event for car buffs.
http://www.goodwood.co.uk/

Coke Zero 400
July 3
Daytona, Florida, US

The Coke Zero 400 has been one of the motoring highlights of the Independence Day weekend since 1959. The 640-km race takes place at Daytona International Speedway and is broadcast nationally.
http://www.nascar.com/

Hohnstein Historic
July 9-11
Hohnstein, Germany

The Hohnstein Historic recalls the time and tradition of the prewar motorsports, a gentle tour through 780 km of countryside, taking in Saxony's vineyards and castles. The race, which dates from 1923, takes place over three days and includes parties and receptions on both nights.
http://www.hohnstein-historic.eu

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