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JUN 12, 2018 | Ford Performance Staff

The Official 2018 Le Mans Survival Guide

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DEARBORN - Surviving a 24-hour race is an exhilarating experience for both the racer and viewer. It’s a test of your endurance to stay awake and survive the emotional highs and lows of the historic Le Mans 24 Hours. Lucky for you, Ford Performance is here to help.

For the past two seasons, our fans have reaped the benefits of our 24-hour coverage so they never miss an important moment. It’s time to up your race-viewing game with our Le Mans Survival Guide.

1. Plan Your Day Around the Race
This step is easy… tell everyone you’re busy on June 16-17 and watch 24 hours of racing. That’s what we’d like to tell you. In reality, you’ll have to pick when to watch the Ford GTs battle for glory at Circuit de la Sarthe. Plan out chunks of time to catch the race and fill in the gaps with updates from Ford Performance’s social media channels.

2. Two Screens Are Better Than One
There’s more than one way to watch Le Mans. For the third year in a row, Ford Performance will host a special live stream at www.fordperformance.tv. View the race from inside the cockpit of the Ford GTs and go behind-the-scenes in the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing garage at Le Mans. You won’t find that coverage anywhere else.

3. Stay Connected Wherever You Go
24-Hours of racing results in round-the-clock coverage. You can count on Ford Performance to send out constant race updates, behind-the-scenes coverage, and exclusive images on all our social feeds. Visit our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages by clicking the buttons below, and follow us throughout the day when you can’t watch the race.


4. Discuss the Race with Fans and Ford Performance
Everyone needs a good racing buddy talk to. Our Le Mans live stream comes equipped with a live chat feature where you and other fans and ask questions directly to Ford Performance. It’s the closest you’ll get to being at Le Mans.

5. Show Off Your Ford Performance Pride
Tell everyone it’s race day by wearing your Ford Performance gear. Don’t have any? It’s an easy problem to fix with help from one of these websites.

6. Have Fun
The Le Mans 24 Hours happens once a year. Enjoy the highs, experience the drama, and relish in spectacle of the world’s greatest endurance race.