On August 17, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, held annually in Le Mans, France, and the European art collective the Automobilist revealed the debut of the 24 Hours of Le Mans series of Non-Forgible Tokens (NFT).
24 Hours of Le Mans and the Automobilist launch ‘Legends of Le Mans’ NFT series
Known as the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the sports car race is a popular annual event held in France and it is the oldest endurance car race in the world. The first 24 Hours of Le Mans was held in May 1923, with racers using the public roads of the city adjacent to the River Sarthe. On Tuesday, the 24 Hours of Le Mans was announced along with groups of car and motorsport enthusiasts called Automobilist, and these organizations will launch the race’s first NFT series.
According to the announcement, the series is being produced by Automobilist and the NFTs will be hosted on the blockchain service platform Bitski.The 24 Hours of Le Mans and Automobilist NFTs will showcase “iconic cars and significant moments” from the famous race.The Bitski platform says that the 24 Hours of Le Mans “drop will be available on August 20 at 8 a.m. (BST) time) to go live.” This year’s 89th edition of the Le Mans endurance race in France will begin over three days on August 21-22.
The NFT placement for the 24 Hours of Le Mans will feature iconic cars such as the Ford GT40, Jaguar D-Type
The “Legends of Le Mans” NFT series will feature some unique, non-fakeable symbolic artwork, and the auction is designed to coincide with the 89th edition of the race.The NFTs will showcase iconic cars from the 1940s to the 1970s, such as the Ford GT40 and the Jaguar D-Type.The artwork “Ford and Fury” is officially licensed and sanctioned by Le Mans 24H, and was Automobilist designs. The announcement details that there will also be **versions** of the memorabilia.
“Each car and Le Mans edition has its own unique story, and with this NFT drop, fans and followers of motorsport now have the opportunity to own officially licensed digital artwork from 24H Le Mans, each with its own unique story, visually by Automobilist,” said Pavel Turek, CEO of Automobilist. Representation.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans and Automobilist aren’t the only automotive and motorsport enthusiasts entering the non-counterfeitable token industry. Well-known brands like Porsche and McLaren Motorsports have also joined the NFT bandwagon.
Four months ago, supercar collector Mario Bauer tokenized his** version of the Lamborghini Aventador LP720/4 50th Anniversary Edition. DeLorean Motor Company (DMC) also launched an NFT series this year featuring the DMC-12. nFT enthusiasts can even own digital versions of their favorite die-cast Windjammer cars.