Monaco Historics, ELMS and more coming to MAVTV

MAVTV is adding six new motorsport series and events this summer. The latest additions include the 2024 European Le Mans Series, 2024 Michelin Le Mans Cup series, the renowned 2024 Monaco Historic GP, the 2024 DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters), the 2024 Powerboats P1 Offshore Series, and highlights coverage of the 2024 Toyota GR Cup North America.

“MAVTV is now home to even more racing, and we are thrilled to kick off the summer with an incredible lineup of new content from some of the most dynamic race series throughout Europe and the United States,” said MAVTV President CJ Olivares. “From the thrilling Le Mans series to 1,100hp Powerboats reaching top speeds of 175mph, our lineup is sure to deliver action-packed entertainment, fierce competition and breathtaking finishes. We are proud to keep bringing fans a wide variety of racing; whether on pavement, water or dirt, it’s on MAVTV and we expect to see some unforgettable moments in motorsports this summer.”

2024 Toyota GR Cup North America – Toyota GR86 high-performance race cars compete at seven different iconic road courses across the United States including Circuit of The Americas, Road America, Sonoma Raceway and more. The GR Cup Highlight shows will start airing May 6.

2024 European Le Mans Series – Endurance teams compete to see if they have what it takes to enter the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The series consists of six, four-hour races on some of the most technical and demanding tracks in Europe designed to push the teams to their limits. Forty-two cars will compete in four different classes, and the champions of each class automatically earn a spot in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Special coverage begins May 9.

2024 Michelin Le Mans Cup – Similar to the ELMS, the 2024 Michelin Cup features 42 drivers in two different classes that compete in six different rounds at historic circuits throughout Europe. Launched in 2016, this series serves as a place for amateur drivers to learn what it takes to be a professional endurance driver. Special coverage of the Michelin Cup begins May 9.

2024 Monaco Historic Grand Prix – The 2024 Monaco Historic GP airing on MAVTV Live, May 11-12, features seven generations of GP cars and several prominent former Formula 1 drivers and sports car champions. The event is held on the same historic downtown circuit as F1’s Monaco GP and is virtually unchanged since the first races were held in the 1950s. This storied race began as a one-time event to mark the 700th anniversary of the Grimaldi family’s rule in Monaco. Due to its popularity, it was decided to hold the race every two years starting in 2000. Live coverage of the biennial event begins May 11.

2024 DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) – This series began in 1984 and while it has gone through some changes over the years, it is now known as the home for premier GT3 racing with cars from top European automakers including Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Ferrari and more. While the vehicles are high-performance race cars, they still resemble models available to consumers. The 2024 season features eight races at legendary circuits like Germany’s Nürburgring and the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria. The race season kicked off April 25 and wraps up Oct 20. Replay coverage of DTM begins May 16.

2024 Powerboat P1 Series – All new to MAVTV, this popular race series features some of the world’s biggest and fastest race boats, with some capable of speeds of 160mph or more. The 2024 season kicks off the weekend of May 16-19 with the “Thunder on Cocoa Beach” which is the 15th anniversary of that event. The series then heads to the Lake of the Ozarks, Mo., Sheboygan, Mich., Sarasota, Fla. before wrapping up at St. Petersburg, Fla. on Sunday, Oct. 20. Catch live coverage of the events beginning May 19.

Story originally appeared on Racer