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Where to live stream the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours race online

Alexandra Plesa 14 June 2018 NEWS

A sizzling sporting event on four wheels, the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours race will be broadcast live in Australia, with fans able to stream the action online.

The world's oldest active sports car endurance race, the Le Mans 24 Hours has stood as the ultimate test of driver and car endurance since 1923. It is held annually near the town of Le Mans, France. One of the most prestigious automobile races in the world, Le Mans has been repeatedly called the Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency.

In 2017, Porsche won the race for a third consecutive time with its hybrid 919. The company remains the most successful manufacturer at Le Mans, with 19 overall victories. Will they continue their winning streak this year? Fans will have to tune in to find out. Sixty cars will line up for the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours race, scheduled for June 16-17.

How to live stream the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours race

In Australia, Le Mans is officially broadcast by Eurosport, so you will need a Foxtel subscription with the Sport Pack to watch on TV. If you already have this, you can breathe easy. Even if you can’t tune in on the big screen, you can still stream the race on mobile devices with the Foxtel app, available for free to all Foxtel subscribers.

Fans without access to pay TV can look into Foxtel Now, the streaming platform that offers access to Foxtel channels via the Internet. The service allows you to watch content both live and on-demand and to customise your subscription with channel packs so that it best matches your interests. There are no contracts, so you cancel anytime. Moreover, there’s a two-week free trial you can take advantage of if you’re a first-time customer.

To live stream the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours race, you need the Sports Pack, which is $29 per month. This is a Premium Pack, which means you also have to subscribe to a Starter Pack to gain access to it. Starter Packs cost from $10 per month. You can choose between Lifestyle, Docos, Kids, Drama and Pop.

Alternatively, you can also stream the race with the FIA WEC mobile app. It’s available to download for free from Google Play and Apple Store. However, you will need to buy a Premium Pack (€9.99), available as an in-app purchase, for full TV coverage. Once that’s done, you can watch on both the app and on www.fiawec.com.

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