The Automobile Club de l’Ouest and Total have recently signed a partnership agreement, a founding act of long term and sustained collaboration signalling a commitment between the two organizations for five years to the following events, the Le Mans 24 Hours, the 24 Heures Motos and the 24 Heures Camions, as well as the FIA WEC (FIA World Endurance Championship), and the continental European Le Mans Series and the Asian Le Mans Series. Thus, Total has become the official fuel supplier to endurance racing. It’s the guarantee of a collaboration that is not only as innovative as it is technological, but also that pledges continued advancement in motor sport.
Pierre Fillon, President of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest:: “The Automobile Club de l’Ouest is delighted to announce today an unprecedented partnership with Total. This five-year agreement covers endurance as a whole as Total will be the supplier to the Le Mans 24 Hours, the FIA WEC (FIA World Endurance Championship), and our iconic events like the 24 Heures Motos and the 24 Heures Camions as well as our championships, the European Le Mans Series and the Asian Le Mans Series. This represents a particularly promising field of work and research for our races in addition to the motor sports promoted by the ACO. With Total the ACO shares certain benchmark references like competition, progress, respect of the environment, technology transfers between motor racing and road users while showing ecological and economic awareness. Our common values and our respective experience are all major assets for the future that the ACO and Total will share.”