The 24 Hours of Le Mans is an annual endurance race that takes place in Le Mans, France. The race is held each year in June and is one of the most prestigious and well-attended motorsports events in the world. It is a 24-hour race that is held on a circuit that combines public roads with a dedicated race track. The race is open to a variety of car categories, including sports cars, touring cars, and prototypes, and attracts a large and diverse field of competitors from around the world. The 24 Hours of Le Mans is known for its high-speed action and dramatic finishes, and is a major highlight of the Le Mans sporting calendar.