It’s April 13, 2023—and whereas MotoGP is touching down in Austin on the Circuit of the Americas this weekend, there’s one other massive worldwide bike racing occasion taking place on the identical time. Midway across the globe, the FIM Endurance World Championship is about to kick off its 2023 season with the primary spherical of the 12 months, the 24 Heures Motos on the legendary Le Mans circuit in France.
The 2023 version of the 24 Heures Motos race takes place on the Circuit Bugatti from April 13 by 16. Followers are anticipated to journey out in droves, each from throughout France and in addition internationally. Many riders will, in fact, wish to journey their bikes to and from the occasion. Should you’re considered one of them, then you definately’ll be happy to know that riders touring through French highways to and from Le Mans gained’t should pay tolls this weekend.
That is the forty sixth version of the 24 Heures Motos in 2023, and it often attracts tens of 1000’s of riders to witness one of many highlights of the annual EWC calendar, and of worldwide bike racing basically. Within the curiosity of encouraging riders to make use of the motorways, Vinci Autoroutes is providing free tolls for all motorbikes that use sure motorways in the course of the 24 Heures Motos weekend.
From Friday, April 14, 2023, at 10 a.m. till Monday, April 17, 2023, at 10 a.m., all drivers of bikes, scooters, three-wheelers, trikes, sidecars, and even quads can skip paying tolls on particular French motorways. There can be particular markings directing these riders to the rightmost toll lane for the period, so you should definitely comply with these to maintain issues flowing easily in your journey.
Please word, the free tolls don’t apply to all motorways; solely particular motorways that go to and from Le Mans. Listed here are the specifics of what’s included:
- A11: between Saint-Arnoult and Le Mans; between Angers and Le Mans; between Angers and Nantes
- A81: between Le Mans and La Gravelle (Vitré)
- A85: between Angers and Restigné
- A28: between Saint-Christophe sur-le-Nais and Le Mans; between Alençon and Le Mans
It’s not clear whether or not any related toll-free weekends can be prolonged for the remaining French EWC rounds in 2023. The 24H Spa EWC Motos will happen on the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps from June 16 by 18, whereas the Bol d’Or will happen on the Circuit Paul Ricard at Le Castellet from September 14 by 17. In any case, for those who’re attending any racing occasion this weekend (at Le Mans or in any other case), we hope you could have a most glorious time.