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2023.06.05 18:33 ShotgunProxy This Week in AI (6/5/23): “Risk of Extinction,” Nvidia’s 3D magic, and the Air Force’s AI drone drama.
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We're back after a one-week break due to Memorial Day!
Lately, I've been talking with friends and one theme has emerged: Generative AI is going to be a marathon of news, not a sprint, and staying engaged and not burning out is key. This is why I was OK skipping a week -- consuming news sustainably is something I value.
That said, some great stuff happened in the past week and I'm excited to bring you another distilled issue. Feedback is welcome!
AI leaders warn of “risk of extinction”
Hundreds of notable AI industry leaders and research scientists signed on to a 22-word statement saying the following: “Mitigating the risk of extinction from AI should be a global priority alongside other societal-scale risks such as pandemics and nuclear war.”
Why does this matter?
- What’s notable with this letter is the breadth of signers, which include: Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI; Demis Hassabis, CEO of Google’s Deepmind unit; Dario Amodei, CEO of Anthropic; and Emad Mostaque, CEO of Stability AI.
- A number of AI scientists also signed, most notably Geoffrey Hinton and Yoshua Bengio, two AI researchers who won the Turing award for their work on neural networks.
The challenge is now taking global action on AI in a coordinated and thoughtful way,
- This is the broadest group to sound the alarm on the need for humanity to prioritize and cooperate on AI’s future, making this notably different from previous warning letters.
- In the last few weeks, several notable pushes for governance and regulation have emerged, including OpenAI’s own call for the governance of superintelligence via a global organization.
and also accounting for the rise of powerful open-source AI that could make it difficult to regulate AI models. We’ll be watching all of this closely as it develops. Read our full breakdown here
A majority of US adults are familiar with ChatGPT, but usefulness is mixed
ChatGPT seems like it’s everywhere, but is that just because of our immediate surroundings? A new poll from the Pew Research Center
sheds light on how Americans more broadly are interacting with ChatGPT. The most interesting nuggets from the poll:
- 58% of US adults are familiar with ChatGPT, but just 14% of US adults have tried ChatGPT.
- Those with higher household incomes and more formal education were more likely to have heard about ChatGPT.
- Of the adults who’ve tried ChatGPT, just 15% called it “extremely useful” and 20% called it “very useful.” That’s just 4% of the total US population(!)
In many ways, this highlights out how we’re still in the early innings of the Generative AI ballgame. Credit: Pew Research Center
A US Military AI drone “killed” its operator in a simulation… or did it?
The US Air Force is actively saying that Col Tucker ‘Cinco’ Hamilton, its Chief of AI Test and Operations, “mis-spoke”
when he described a simulation where an AI-enabled drone attacked its own human operator after it was denied the ability to eliminate a threat.
Unsurprisingly, this story quickly picked up traction online as the topic of militarized AI has also become top-of-mind in an era of vastly expanding AI capabilities. Here’s what we do know:
- Col. Hamilton spoke of “training” an AI-enabled drone that “killed the operator” in simulations during a talk at the Royal Aeronautical Society. He was extensively and directly quoted.
- Several days later, the denial came out from USAF, which tried to clarify that he was simply referring to a “thought” experiment.
Our take: the Royal Aeronautical Society’s direct quotations of Hamilton seem to confirm that this was far more than a thought experiment. But what’s publicly known is that the military is testing AI in other capacities, including testing unmanned F-16s trained in advanced dogfighting.
Generative AI spend set to hit $1.3T by 2032, says Bloomberg
Anytime we see extrapolations ten years out, we recommend interpreting these reports with a healthy dose of salt. But what’s interesting to us about the latest research to come from Bloomberg Intelligence
is a callout on who may reap the rewards of the generative AI boom. Here’s who the winners could be:
- Amazon’s cloud division, Microsoft, Google, and Nvidia as incumbents are especially well-positioned.
- One reason: revenue from AI servers could touch $134 billion per year by 2032.
- Another reason: revenue from infrastructure capable of training AI models is projected to rise to $247 billion by 2032.
Will the gold rush into generative AI benefit existing technology incumbents heavily? Certainly at this point in time it seems that way. There may be thousands of new AI startups and tools coming out, but whether any of them will emerge to make a grab for serious market share is something we’re watching closely.
Other Quick Scoops Nvidia reaches $1T market cap thanks to AI surge
. What crypto crash? Nvidia is now flying high as the premier manufacturer of chipsets used to power and train AI models. (The Guardian) ChatGPT has left copywriters unemployed
. In-depth article on how some highly-paid US writers have found their work dwindling as employers adopt ChatGPT over human labor. (Washington Post) Parents and students favor ChatGPT over human tutors
. The tutoring industry could find itself in the throes of disruption as more people to chatbots over human tutors. (Venturebeat) Japan decides copyright doesn’t apply to AI training data
. This move is part of the Japanese government’s strategy to foster its own AI industry. (Technomancers) AI is now an insult in popular culture
. Calling something “made by ChatGPT” is now a way of criticizing its quality. (The Atlantic) A lawyer gets in trouble for using ChatGPT to prepare a court filing
. Oof. A court filing filled with bogus hallucinations got this lawyer in trouble. (NYTimes)
Science Experiments and Research Papers Nvidia's new tech makes 3D models from 2D video
- Nvidia continues to push the boundaries in AI tech, and this proof of concept is their latest in neural surface reconstruction, which offers an AI-based alternative to traditional photogrammetry.
- Project page here.
Credit: Nvidia Undetectable watermarks are possible for LLM outputs
Segment Anything gets a high-quality upgrade
- Can language models generate undetectable outputs that are nonetheless watermarked? These researchers think so.
- Research paper here.
Credit: arXiv Language models know when they’re hallucinating
- Meta’s Segment Anything open-source project impressed many, but some found the quality lacking. These researchers created a much better version able to segment at significantly higher quality.
- Paper here, Github repo here.
- Very interesting paper to come out of Microsoft’s AI research division. Through various prompting techniques, they show you can get a language model to recognize and correct for hallucinations. One of the many studies underway on how to address this challenge.
- Research paper here.
That's all, folks! P.S. If you like this kind of analysis,
I write a free newsletter
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2023.06.04 21:36 kumzibayd Didn't check tinder for a few days, this guy had a conversation by himself thats getting weirder as time goes
2023.06.04 20:17 SnooGoats8671 Wake up everyone. Let's talk about Cross-Examination Briefly
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This is how I feel about the MBE We have been played for absolute fools by the NCBE
None of these MBE's make any sense.
They are not useful in the courtroom.
How do I know? I am a junior lawyer who has been practicing for 8 days and I have never seen anything about... a fucking easement in the courtroom.
But I did see an actual useful topic tested in the Evidence section: The Scope of Cross Examination.
I know we don't want to learn about this, and our moods are in the bottom left quadrant It is what it is Your Sunday morning Adaptibar serenity experience
I will make this one quick because I know we are not in the mood
I am going to start by speaking my truth and saying what no one else is courageous enough to say out loud:
Cross-examination is limited to the scope of direct examination and impeachment
I've received a ton of messages about my graphs and my calligraphy style handwriting so honestly, I decided to oblige you all once again:
You can commission me privately as an artist for drawings and more complex renderings.
So let's break it down... how can we officially recognize one of these problems? Goat Rogan about to spit real facts
They will say a lawyer called a witness SOLELY to establish something
Now what happens if we call them to "SOLELY" establish something?
That means we can only cross examine someone on that SOLE thing.
Some of you feet lunatics out there should understand this: It's all about the SOLES of the feet.
Don't pretend like some of you on here don't sell or buy feet pics. See me privately.
Anyway, so if I call a witness to discuss SOLELY this creature: This is a real bird on the Galapagos islands jfl
You better believe all they can talk about on cross examination is this weirdass bird
But they can ALSO impeach me even if it has nothing to do with that weirdass bird Yes I busted out the FRE on your ass
Okay so let's talk how the questions will look: Question Style #1: They will straight up just say the witness was called "solely" to establish something then have the cross-examination be on some totally out of pocket random shit.
We talked about those earlier. Easy money. +2 points on the MBE. Question Style #2: They will list a few "areas of questioning" and ask you which ones would likely be "beyond the scope of direct."
I'll do a sample one for you all: Goat called Rainbow Brown to discuss his workplace injury claim he filed against his employer.
Which area of questioning would likely be beyond the scope of direct?
A. Rainbow Brown has falsified his tax returns (this will likely be fine, it is a matter affecting the credibility of the witness)
B. Rainbow Brown was mad at his employer because he didn't invite him to the office Christmas Party (this is fine, this is impeaching based on BIAS and shows Rainbow has a reason to lie about the injury)
C. Rainbow Brown contradicted himself based on a prior inconsistent statement (this is fine, impeachment again) D. The office where Rainbow got injured does not serve waffles for their employee breakfast (okay this shit is totally out of pocket and will be the right answer) Thanks for listening friends.
Anyway, hit me up if anyone needs anything.
Sincerely, Forgot to mention I am Zezima
Hit up GoatBarPrep.com
if you want to buy my first 5 paid property tricks.
I am still learning how to make the site run better but within two weeks it will be fully refined because I just hired an actual website developer to look at it, not just me drinking wine and reading Wordpress for Dummies jfl.
If anyone wants me to post certain types of tricks I will make paid content on that.
- Goat Zezima
2023.06.04 18:09 AwkwardBurritoChick Shit Post Sunday - Gif Your Mood
For this Shit Post Sunday thread, simply submit a gif with your mood. Chantal's recent live introduced a new pet cat and this has many people with pretty strong reactions. So while words may not be acceptable, gifs can explain your reactions and moods.
NO TEXT - ONLY GIFs. Keep it civil- nothing to promote insults, hate, harm or death for example.
We have enabled Gifs only for today. https://media.giphy.com/media/l1J9u3TZfpmeDLkD6/giphy.gif
For those not familiar with why this is allowed, it's in the Mod Fartbox Update Post.
We also wanted to mention two weeks ago, on Sunday we tried doing a theme though it was a bit unofficial. We tried it again on Sunday, 28 May which was "Shit Post Sunday".
Rules still apply (such as no information on non-public people, no name-calling, no insults), though the topic doesn't have to be strictly about Chantal's content. For Sunday, and Sunday only, we will allow shit posts such as "I saw this thing and reminded me of Chantal", jibber jabber about Reaction Channel gossip, or a funny meme tweet from Twitter, for example. When posting, flair it as "Shit Post Sunday" so people don't report it for being off-topic.
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2023.06.04 18:00 AutoModerator r/Cherry Bullet Weekly Discussion
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I hope you all of you have a great and happy week!
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2023.06.04 01:00 AutoModerator Eun Sang's Sleepy Sunday Soliloquy - [2023/06/03]
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2023.06.03 18:37 onedeep [WTS]/[WTT]: Saturday sale-bration! Coffee, coins, bullion & jewelry +++ free gift w/ BIN!
Happy Sunday y'all! I hope everyone had a great Memorial Day and 4 day week! Today I've got a variety of excellent pieces for your viewing pleasure! 👌🏽
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2023.06.03 17:30 AutoModerator Concrit Commune - June 03
Welcome to the Concrit Commune, where you can get bits of your fic looked at... for a small "price."
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From the first posts of 2022, we ran a long trial where we shifted the timezone of the Comment Cooperative and Concrit Commune threads approximately every month. The trial was proposed due to feedback that some people consistently miss the influx of comments due to the timing of the thread, and a changing time would give everyone an opportunity to be in the first period of the thread and also might help with picking up some new subreddit members who want to participate.
At the end of the trial, we sought feedback on the changing times, which times were preferred and at which people were able to participate more. While found that most people wanted the timezone changes to continue and also received feedback on what didn’t work as well. Most of this was regarding inconsistencies in the number of weeks and the communication of when changes would occur.
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that there may be a difference of an hour during parts of the year due to daylight savings in various timezones.
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2023.06.03 10:08 Impressive-Work-5770 From previous post
2023.06.02 23:33 daManiacLuvsU Exsqueeze me?
2023.06.02 17:07 Sea-Garbage1144 Facebook flags my posts as spam in all groups I’m apart of
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2023.06.02 08:08 JalmarY Goodies thread 468 -- put cute/badass/fun stuff, favourite old stuff and other goodies here
I wish you all a friendly BABYMETAL weekend!
It is BABYMETAL goodies time again! ...and BLACK BABYMETAL Friday!
Goodies not covered by the specialized goodies threads listed below are especially
welcome here, like for example goodies with BABYMETAL as a whole, Black Babymetal (MoiMoi) goodies, people backing BM (in addition to Kamis) not getting enough credit, The One, BM interacting with outsiders like musicians/media/etc, and more... but any
BM-related goodies you want to share with the community this weekend are welcome, without necessarily having to wait for the appropriate specialized goodies thread.
As usual: Here are the previous goodies thread
and the latest Su Sunday
, Moa Monday
, Yui Tuesday
, Momo Thursday
, Kami Wednesday
and Reactions Friday
specialized goodies threads, in case you have not already read them or want to check them for late additions.
Share and Enjoy!
Sincerely, JalmarY Standard Introduction:
Welcome to yet another goodies thread! I hope it will fulfil our needs for Babymetal kawaii, kick-ass, awesomeness, fun and tidbits from their past like all the earlier ones going back all the way to 17 Jul 2014 !
I encourage you all to put almost all of the kawaii-bombs (super-cute stuff), fun stuff, super-cool stuff, awesome moments, favourite pics+gifs+clips++, curiosities, fanart, brief stories of favourite fan moments, covers, reactions, mashups and similar non-news goodies in comments here or in one of the specialized weekly goodies threads so we do not clutter up the main submissions list.
But, if you find anything especially newsworthy or likely to draw many comments, you might give it its own thread, especially if it is unlikely that anyone here has seen it before. But -- please note: Something being super-kawaii/sugoi/kakkoi (super-cute/amazing/cool) is not a good enough reason by itself for a separate link thread, that is just the norm when dealing with BABYMETAL -- and please never post old stuff as separate threads/posts -- gathering links to non-new stuff is one of the main reasons for this threads existence. Also kindly post most new goodies here too, especially when it is "typical goodies thread material".
2023 goodies threads:
467 466 465 464 463 462 461 460 459 458 457 456 455 454 453 452 451 450 449 448 447
2022 goodies threads: 446 445 444 yon-yon-yon! 443 442 441 440 439 438 437 436 435 434 433 432 431 430 429 428 427 426 425 424 423 422 421 420 419 418 417 416 415 414 413 412 411 410 409 408 407 406 405 404 403 402 401 400 399 398 397 396 395
2021 goodies threads: 394 393 392 391 390 389 388 387 386 385 384 383 382 381 380 379 378 377 376 375 374 373 372 371 370 369 368 367 366 365 364 363 362 361 360 359 358 357 356 355 354 353 352 351 350 349 348 347 346 345 344 343 342
2020 goodies threads: 341 340 339 338 337 336 335 334 333 332 331 330 329 328 327 326 325 324 323 322 321 320 319 318 317 316 315 314 313 312 311 310 309 308 307 306 305 304 303 302 301 300 299 298 297 296 295 294 293 292
Rest of 2019 goodies threads: 291 290 289 288 287 286 285 284 283 282 281 280 279 278 277 276 275 274 273 272 271 270
First 5 Years (mid2014..mid2019) indexed in the anniversary thread
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2023.06.01 20:19 Kapu1178 1 Year Anniversary Update
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Daedalus' 1-Year Anniversary MEGA Update
Yeah. Wow. It's going to be a year of Daedalus Dock on June 14th. To celebrate, we have made some massive changes coming to YOU, yes YOU, user, this Sunday, June 4th at 4:30pm EST
. (Event: https://discord.gg/mrVPxZAqU7?event=1113723433780514836
Inside our Discord
you will find channels with everything you need to know about the new content coming, but I will be re-posting much of it here.
Combat Overhaul: Overview
Stamina is now a manageable resource that regenerates over time. Attacking costs stamina, but will never reduce you below a fixed point, at which point attacks become free. Nearly every attack in the game inflicts stamina damage, in varying amounts. In addition, you can expend stamina to sprint, allowing you to move at a rapid pace. If your stamina is too low, you will become Exhausted
being rendered unable to sprint and moving slower until you recover.
Stamina Crit is gone and in it's place is a Critical Knockout
(also called a Stamina Stun
), more on that later.
Upon being reduced to below 0 health, you will enter Soft Crit. During Soft Crit, your stamina is *greatly* reduced, you are unable to sprint, move at crawl speed, and are unable to speak. You will take Oxygen damage until you exit Soft Crit, either by being healed or entering Hard Crit.
Melee Attacking in any way costs Stamina, with a varying cost based on what you are attacking with. In addition to dealing the weapon's normal damage, the victim will likely be dealt Stamina damage as well, varying based on weapon. Many common items on the station such as Toolboxes, Wrenches, and even sheets of metal deal very high stamina damage, giving you many options to defend yourself from an assailant.
If you drop below 50 Stamina, you will be exposed to a Stamina Stun
. Every time you take Stamina damage, you will have a chance to be knocked out for 3 seconds
. The chance of a Stamina Stun
scales the less stamina you have, with a 100% chance at 0 stamina. Keep your stamina in check!
Batons, Flashes and Disorient
Batons and Flashes have lost their ability to instantly knockdown targets. In return, a new effect has been added to the game, known as Disorient
. Attacks that inflict Disorient
deal Stamina damage, and inflict the Confusion
effect. If you are Exhausted
when you are inflicted with Disorient
, you will be incapacitated for some time.
The intent for this change is to give some chance for targets to escape or incapacitate their attacker, while keeping these weapons as strong crowd control tools, *especially* in numbers.
Diagonal spessman, what he gonna do...
Sprinting is very simple. Hold shift, run fast, lose Stamina. You can sprint until you drop below a certain number of Stamina, where you'll be Exhausted
. This effect disables your sprint until you recover enough Stamina. https://i.redd.it/832mooek6g3b1.gif
Upon reaching 0 health, you enter Soft Crit. During this time you receive a number of effects:
- Unable to speak.
- Unable to sprint.
- Movement speed reduced to Crawl speed.
- Cannot breathe.
- Maximum Stamina reduced by 100. (40%)
- Stamina recovery reduced by 5 (50%)
However, you will remain standing and able to fight. You can use this time to attempt to get away, or to use the last of your strength to finish your attacker. If you drop below -100 health, you enter the traditional Hard Crit, and become unable to fight, teetering on the brink of death.
Character Creator: Overview
For reasons I've gone over before, I've ripped out the TGUI character creator and rebuilt it from the ground up in HTML4.1. This change isn't purely aesthetic, as I've also rewritten the Loadout menu (credit: Horizon). https://preview.redd.it/dzpbipwx6g3b1.png?width=272&format=png&auto=webp&s=19dccababd89442bc37094a9818eeea9d812872e https://preview.redd.it/ws2pmqay6g3b1.png?width=1282&format=png&auto=webp&s=440b47958aae81e24e5e48d0cebdff18e025e9ee https://preview.redd.it/fd2jtn6z6g3b1.png?width=1282&format=png&auto=webp&s=f2211947acc9f0826e50a54d0534343b12b2a4c8
New Tiles: Overview
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2023.05.30 15:04 Floodman11 Everything YOU need to know about the 2023 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans - Ask your questions here!
With only days separating us from the Centenary Edition of the 24 Heures du Mans, it's time again for the Le Mans Primer thread! This is the place if you’ve got any questions about the 2023 Le Mans event, no matter how small! There are no dumb questions about Le Mans!
- The Race
- Session Times
- The Track
- The Classes
- The Legends
- Videos and Documentaries
- Entry List and Spotters Guide
- Endurance Chat podcast
- Broadcast Details
- Social Media
- Live Timing
- Get Involved!
The Race It all comes back to Le Mans. A century ago, people asked ‘Could a car continue to drive for 24 hours straight?’, an event was made to test that theory, and a legacy in racing, motorsport, and motoring was born. The 24 Heures du Mans is the holy grail of endurance motor racing, and brings up its Centenary edition this year. In its 100 year history, the 24 Hours of Le Mans is recognised as the most prestigious and gruelling test for innovations and improvements in motorsport technology. Technologies such as disk and air brakes, streamlined bodywork, fuel, oil, and lubricant improvements, improvements to engine efficiency and longevity, even things as simple as LED lighting and windscreen wiper blades have been trialled and tested at Le Mans. The normally hot conditions in the middle of June stretch the limits of reliability, with all the teams knowing that in order to beat their competitors, they must first beat the event. A variety of different engine configurations, displacements, positions, fuels, and hybrids have won over the history of the event. So far, petrol-fuelled traditional piston engines have been the most successful. Mazda managed to win using a Wankel Rotary engine in 1991 with the Mazda 787b (oh god listen to that sound!), while Audi was the first to win with an alternate fuel, taking victory in the diesel-powered R10 TDI in 2006. 2012 ushered in the era of the Hybrid, with Audi taking victory in the R18 e-tron Quattro, featuring a flywheel hybrid engine.
Qualifying The Qualifying format for Le Mans is unique to the event, and called Hyperpole. In this format, all classes are permitted to use the track in the 1 hour qualifying session on Wednesday evening. The top 6 cars from each of the 4 classes then progress to the Hyperpole session on Thursday night, which sets the top of the grid for each class. This means that each class will be segregated on the final grid.
The Circuit de la Sarthe covers 13.6 kilometres of the French country side. It combines the permanent race components of the Ford Chicanes, the pit straight, under the Dunlop Bridge and through to Tertre Rouge as well as the normal everyday roads of the Mulsanne straight through to Indianapolis and Arnage. The track has gone through many iterations over the years; originally, the cars raced into the heart of the city, turning just before the river Sarthe, before hurtling down the 8.6 kilometre straight. In 1932, the circuit removed the journey into the city, and more closely resembled the track we see today. Here’s a video of Mike Hawthorn touring the circuit with a camera and microphone attached in 1956, one year after his involvement in the Le Mans disaster. The addition of the Porsche Curves and the Ford Chicanes in 1972 added an extra dimension to the high speed, fast flowing track. In the late 80’s, the Group C prototype cars would reach over 400km/h, achieving average speeds of almost 250km/h in qualifying for the entire lap. This is an onboard of Derek Bell’s Porsche 956 in 1983, showing the ridiculous speeds on this configuration of the circuit. This configuration remained relatively unchanged right up to 1990, until FIA mandations required that for the circuit to be sanctioned, it must not have a straight longer than 2km. The 6km Mulsanne straight was cut down into three relatively equal length portions by two chicanes, giving the iteration of the circuit used today. Allan McNish takes you on an onboard lap of the 2008 circuit in this video. McNish is one of the gods of the modern prototype era, winning Le Mans 3 times; once with Porsche and twice with Audi. For a more comprehensive focus on the track, John Hindhaugh’s track walk takes you on a 30 minute exploration of the track, with in depth focus on corners like the Dunlop Esses, Tertre Rouge, Mulsanne Corner, and the Ford Chicanes.
- Ligier European Series Practice 1 – Sunday June 4th, 08:00 Local, 06:00 UTC, 02:00 ET, 16:00 AEST – 45 Minutes
- Ligier European Series Qualifying 1 – Sunday June 4th, 09:15 Local, 07:15 UTC, 03:15 ET, 17:15 AEST – 20 Minutes
- Test Day Session 1 - Sunday June 4th, 10:00 Local, 08:00 UTC, 04:00 ET, 18:00 AEST – 3 Hours
- Ligier European Series Race - Sunday June 4th, 14:00 Local, 12:00 UTC, 08:00 ET, 22:00 AEST – 60 Minutes
- Test Day Session 2 - Sunday June 4th, 15:30 Local, 13:30 UTC, 09:30 ET, 23:30 AEST – 3 Hours
- Porsche Carrera Cup Practice 1 – Wednesday June 7th, 09:00 Local, 07:00 UTC, 03:00 ET, 17:00 AEST – 45 Minutes
- Ferrari Challenge Practice 1 – Wednesday June 7th, 10:15 Local, 08:15 UTC, 04:15 ET, 18:15 AEST - 45 Minutes
- Road To Le Mans Practice 1 – Wednesday June 7th, 11:30 Local, 09:30 UTC, 05:30 ET, 19:30 AEST – 1 Hour
- Free Practice 1 - Wednesday June 7th, 14:00 Local, 12:00 UTC, 08:00 ET, 22:00 AEST - 3 Hours
- Qualifying Practice - Wednesday June 7th. 19:00 Local, 17:00 UTC, 13:00 ET, Thursday 03:00 AEST - 1 Hour
- Road To Le Mans Practice 2 – Wednesday June 7th, 20:30 Local, 18:30 UTC, 14:30 ET, Thursday 04:30 AEST - 1 Hour
- Free Practice 2 - Wednesday June 7th, 22:00 Local, 20:00 UTC, 16:00 ET, Thursday 06:00 AEST - 2 Hours
- Ferrari Challenge Practice 2 – Thursday June 8th, 09:00 Local, 07:00 UTC, 03:00 ET, 17:00 AEST – 45 Minutes
- Porsche Carrera Cup Practice 2 – Thursday June 8th, 10:55 Local, 08:55 UTC, 04:55 ET, 18:55 AEST – 45 Minutes
- Road To Le Mans Qualifying Practice – Thursday June 8th, 12:55 Local, 10:55 UTC, 06:55 UTC, 20:55 AEST – 20 Minutes x 2 Classes
- Free Practice 3 - Thursday June 8th, 15:00 Local, 13:00 UTC, 09:00 ET, 23:00 AEST - 3 Hours
- Road To Le Mans Race 1 - Thursday June 8th, 18:30 Local, 16:30 UTC, 12:30 ET, Friday 02:30 AEST - 55 Minutes
- HYPERPOLE - Thursday June 8th, 20:00 Local, 18:00 UTC, 14:00 ET, Friday 04:00 AEST - 30 Minutes
- Free Practice 4 - Thursday June 8th, 22:00 Local, 20:00 UTC, 16:00 ET, Friday 06:00 AEST - 2 Hours
- Porsche Carrera Cup Qualifying – Friday June 9th, 09:00 Local, 07:00 UTC, 03:00 ET, 17:00 AEST – 45 Minutes
- Ferrari Challenge Qualifying – Friday June 9th, 10:15 Local, 08:15 UTC, 04:15 ET, 18:15 AEST – 45 Minutes
- Road To Le Mans Race 2 - Friday June 9th, 11:30 Local, 09:30 UTC, 05:30 ET, 19:30 AEST – 55 Minutes
- Ferrari Challenge Race 1 - Saturday June 10th, 09:30 Local, 07:30 UTC, 03:30 ET, 17:30 AEST - 45 Minutes
- Porsche Carrera Cup Race 1 - Saturday June 10th, 10:45 Local, 08:45 UTC, 04:45 ET, 18:45 AEST - 45 Minutes
- Warm Up - Saturday June 10th, 12:00 Local, 10:00 UTC, 06:00 ET, 20:00 AEST – 15 Minutes
- RACE START - **Saturday June 11th, 16:00 Local, 14:00 UTC, 10:00 ET, Sunday 00:00 AEST
For some modern on boards, check out the fastest ever lap in the Circuit de la Sarthe: Kamui Kobayashi's 3:14.791 in 2017 Q2, and last year’s Hyperpole lap, by Brendon Hartley, setting a 3:24.408
The Dunlop Bridge
The iconic Dunlop Bridge has been a part of the Le Mans track since 1932, making it the oldest Dunlop Bridge at any track. This part of the track requires a good launch out of the first chicane before cresting the brow of the hill, and plunging through the esses out onto the Mulsanne straight. As the LMP cars are much more maneuverable, caution must be taken passing the slower GT traffic, as Allan McNish discovered in 2011.
Tertre Rouge is the corner that launches the cars onto the long Mulsanne straight. Maintaining momentum through this corner as it opens on exit is imperative to ensure maximum straight line speed heading down the first part of the Mulsanne. The undulation in the road makes for fantastic viewing at night, with some magic images of the Porsches throwing up sparks on the exit in 2014. Finally, this was the location of Allan Simonsen’s fatal crash in mixed conditions in the 2013 Le Mans. The Danish flags will fly at the corner in his memory.
After the incredibly long Mulsanne straight, the Mulsanne corner nowadays features a subtle right hand kink before the tight 90 degree turn. Here, the cars decelerate from 340 km/h down to below 100 km/h, resulting in a brilliant opportunity to overtake. Again, care must be taken overtaking slower traffic; unaware drivers have caught out faster cars attempting to pass through the kink, such as Anthony Davidson’s spectacular crash in 2012 resulting in a broken vertebra for Davidson.
Indianapolis and Arnage
The Indanapolis and Arnage complex is one of the most committed areas of the track. Hurtling down the hill from the Mulsanne Corner, the road suddenly bends to the right, a corner which only the bravest prototype drivers take flat out, followed by a beautifully cambered open left hander taken in third gear. A short sprint leads the cars into Arnage, the slowest point on the track. The tight right hander was the scene of heartbreak for Toyota in 2014 when the leading #7 broke down and had to be retired after an FIA sensor melted and shut off the electronics. Kazuki Nakajiima was unable to make it to the pits, leaving him stranded on the circuit.
The Porsche Curves
At a terrifyingly high speed, the Porsche Curves is the most committed part of the lap. Getting caught behind GT traffic in this section can mean losing phenomenal amounts of time. This was the site of Loic Duval’s horrific crash in practice for the 2014 event. Keeping momentum through the flowing right-left-right handers that lead into Maison Blanche requires 100% commitment and ultimate precision, with severe punishment for getting it wrong. The exit of the Porsche Curves underwent significant change in 2020, with additional run-off added in the middle part of the section. This has turned the treacherous and claustrophobic sweeping left-hander into an open and sweeping corner, encouraging every little bit of road to be used on the exit. What it hasn’t changed is the terrific consequences for making a mistake
The Ford Chicanes
The final chapter in the 13.6km rollercoaster that is Le Mans is the Ford Chicanes. Two tight left-right handers with massive kerbs are all that separates the driver from the finish line. Watching the cars bounce over the kerbs in beautiful slow motion is certainly something to behold, but 24 hours of mistreatment can lead to suspension and steering issues. The drivers have to be attentive until the very end, lest they throw it all away in the last minutes of the race.
The Circuit de la Sarthe requires over 85% of the lap on full throttle, with the cars accelerating from less than 100km/h to over 300km/h five times each lap. The challenge of having a car finish Le Mans is in itself, an achievement.
The Classes The WEC consists of three classes on track at once, resulting in three separate races on track each in their own battle for 24 Hours. The classes are split based on their car type, with LMH and LMDh machinery facing off in the Hypercar class, purpose built prototypes with a spec engine and gearbox battling in LMP2, and GT machinery racing in GTE. Each class has its own set of regulations, driver requirements, and relevance for the Le Mans event.
Hypercar The current top class of endurance sportscars is Hypercar, combining cars built to Le Mans Hypercar (LMH) and Le Mans Daytona (LMDh) specifications. Fighting it out will be LMH machinery from Toyota, Ferrari, Peugeot, Glickenhaus and Vanwall, while Porsche and Cadillac will be racing in LMDh cars. The LMH cars are bespoke sportscars, designed to a strict set of requirements dictating maximum power, drag coefficient, and weight, amongst other parameters, intended to limit the cost of the category. LMDh machines on the other hand are based on the future LMP2 chassis offerings, with manufacturers able to develop their own engines and bodywork, aligning with the power and drag coefficients of LMH. As part of cost-cutting, the Hypercar class is also subject to a Balance of Performance (BoP) formula, to level the playing field and ensure good racing! Hypercars are a little slower than their LMP1 predecessors, with lap times around the 3:24 mark for the Circuit de la Sarthe, which is on par with the 2014 LMP1 cars.
LMP2 The second prototype class is LMP2, and provides an excellent platform for endurance racing on a budget. The LMP2 class features a spec drivetrain and gearbox, using a Gibson V8 producing 400kW, and a selection of three chassis to choose from, of which the Oreca 07 has been the chassis of choice. This ensures that the competition in the class is very tight, and often comes down to the drivers and the team’s performance instead of just having the best car. While LMP2 was capable of 3:25 lap times in years previous, part of the ‘stratification’ of classes with Hypercar’s inclusion, the LMP2 class has lost some power and had some weight added. This should put LMP2 at the heels of the Hypercar pace, but with laptimes outside the 3:28 mark.
LMP2 is the first class that must feature amateur rated (FIA Silver or Bronze) drivers. The Amateurs must drive for a minimum of 6 hours in the car over the course of the race. This means that there's an element of strategy of when to use your amateur driver throughout the race, as the amateur driver is generally slower than the Pros. The pro drivers in this class range from up and coming talent, former F1 drivers, and some of the best sportscar pilots in the world, and with 24 cars in this class, LMP2 is sure to be a hotbed of action over the 24 hours.
LMGTE-Am GT class cars are cars that are derived from production models, and feature some of the most iconic cars and brands battling it out at the top of the field. The GTE cars are on the border of aero dependency, and can lap Le Mans in around 3:45 in a professional driver’s hands.
This year is the last year of the GTE class, and features 21 cars in a Pro-Am category, with cars from Ferrari, Porsche, Aston Martin, and Chevrolet on the grid. Despite the lack of a Pro category, the driver quality in GTE-Am is still incredibly high, with factory drivers, young stars, experienced champions and every level of experience in between on the grid, with each car featuring one Bronze and one further Bronze or Silver rated driver. With two amateur drivers, the strategy considerations multiply. While GTE-Am might be the class focussed on the least over the course of the race, the stories that come from this class are phenomenal, and it's well worth following.
The GT classes feature a range of different cars and configurations, and to equalise each of these against each other, the class goes through a process called 'Balance of Performance' or BoP. The organisers can adjust each individual car's weight, fuel tank, air restrictor, turbo boost pressures, and aero performance to alter performance levels to enable the different cars to race competitively. This can sometimes be contentious as every team will feel hard done by, but it is a necessary evil to having the variety of cars on the grid.
Innovative Car Each year, there is the option for an Innovative Car, with untested or innovative technology, allowed to enter in it’s own category. In years past, this has allowed for entries from the Deltawing, or a modified LMP2 to allow amputees to race.
This year, the Innovative Car entry is a modified Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Next-Gen NASCAR, run by Hendrick Motorsports. The Next-Gen NASCAR features modifications to allow it to run safely on the Circuit de la Sarthe, and will be driven by multiple NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson, Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button, and Le Mans Overall Winner Mike Rockenfeller.
The Legends Part of the allure of the Le Mans 24 Hours is the history, and the legends steeped in history over the course of its 88 previous editions. The race has had many headline battles in its history - periods of time where two or three teams went toe to toe for years, with the drivers, cars, and brands embroiled in these battles given the chance to elevate themselves above the rest, and show their prowess.
In 2019, we at /WEC, took our normal Le Mans Legends celebrations to a new level; each week, members of the community have been writing reviews on some of the closest, most fascinating finishes in Le Mans history! You can check out these reports below!
Bonus CookieMonsterFL Write-Ups
For a bite-sized history lesson on every Le Mans event, check out this post by u/JohannesMeanAd2, describing every Le Mans in a single sentence!
The early races were dominated by the Bentley company in their Speed 6, who won 5 of the first 7 races. Cars were separated into classes by their engine displacement, and the overall winner was based on distance covered. If two cars had finished with the same number of laps, the car with the smaller displacement was declared the winner. The race wasn't run during the second world war, and comparatively very little information is available on the stories of the early days of Le Mans.
After the second world war, teams such as Jaguar, Ferrari, Mercedes, and Aston Martin became the dominant teams. This era featured the legendary Jaguar D type, the Mercedes Benz 300 SLR, the Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa, and the Aston Martin DBR1. Jaguar won 5 times between 1951 and 1957, followed by an era of Ferrari dominance. Drivers such as Mike Hawthorn, Stirling Moss, Juan Manuel Fangio, and John Fitch became household names as Le Mans became a battle between German engineering and British "garagistas".
Ferrari and Ford was the story of the 60's, with Ferrari winning 6 times straight before Ford won four in a row with the GT40 Mk II, taking their first win in 1966. The story of their rivalry is legendary in it's own right - Henry Ford had almost successfully bought out the Ferrari motor company, only to be knocked back by Enzo himself at the 11th hour. In retaliation, Ford planned to hurt Ferrari where it mattered most; on the track. The Ford GT40 was so comprehensively dominant that it won the 1966 edition 21 laps ahead of the next car back - a Porsche 906/6. None of the Ferrari 330P3's finished the race. This battle gave drivers like Bruce Mclaren, Dan Gurney, and Jacky Ickx their first Le Mans victories, and propelled them to the forefront of motorsport stardom at the height of motorsport's popularity.
The 1970's saw the dawn of Porsche, with the 917k taking the brand's first win in 1970, with the same car winning the following year in the hands of Helmut Marko (yes, that Helmut Marko). It would be 5 years before Porsche would win again, with Matra taking 3 victories in the interim, each at the hands of Henri Pescarolo. Porsche returned with the 936 and the 956/962c dominating the race for the next 20 years. In fact, from 1970, Porsche won 12 times in 18 events, including 7 in a row, and they miiight have been a bit cheeky about it. Amongst these 12 wins, there were 4 for both Jacky Ickx and Derek Bell, and two for IMSA legend Hurley Haywood, as well as the first win for the Joest team in 1984. This era coincided with the introduction, and subsequent destruction of the Group C sportscar formula, widely regarded as the best Sportscar championship regulations of all time. Porsche’s dominance was eventually ended by Jaguar in the XJR-9LM, at the height of Group C’s magic. Ickx's 6 wins at this stage had earned him the nickname 'Mr Le Mans', a fitting title for one of the best drivers in the world at the time.
GT cars became a force to be reckoned with at the end of the Group C era, with classes being split into LMGTP and LMP. McLaren and Porsche had wins in GTP cars, in the F1 GTR and the 911 GT1 respectively, while Porsche, BMW and Peugeot scored LMP wins. 1997 saw the first win for Tom Kristensen, while the following year Allan McNish took his first victory, starting their journeys into the legend books of Le Mans.
The 2000’s ushered in the era of Audi, with all 13 of their wins coming since the turn of the century. GTP was disbanded due to safety issues, being replaced by GT1 and GT2. Audi picked up wins in the R8, the R10, the R15, and the R18, often dominating the might of the Peugeot 908. Audi's dominance elevated not only their drivers to legend status, but also their team managers, car designers, and race engineers. People like Reinhold Joest (team manager), Dr Wolfgang Ullrich (Audisport director), Ulrich Baretzky (engine designer), Leena Gade, Howden Haynes (race engineers) behind the wall and Allan McNish, Tom Kristensen, Rinaldo Capello, Marcel Fassler, Andre Lotterer and Benoit Treluyer have become household names in the sport not only for their wins, but their longevity and domination. Audi's dominance was only broken by a win for Bentley in 2003, running basically an Audi under a British racing green skin, and Peugeot in 2009, before being ended for good by Porsche in 2015. After both Porsche and Audi left the top class, Toyota rose to dominance, taking the last 3 Le Mans events in a row!
Between 2015 and 2017, Porsche added to their victories, now holding a record 19 overall victories at the Circuit de la Sarthe. Audi trail with 13, with Ferrari, Jaguar and Bentley holding the next three positions. Toyota finally took their first overall victory in 2018, and have won every year since. Tom Kristensen is has the most victories at Le Mans, with 9 overall victories over his career with Porsche, Audi and Bentley, inheriting the title of Mr Le Mans.
Videos and Documentaries
- Truth in 24 and Truth in 24 II - The story of Audi’s victories against testing conditions and the might of Peugeot in 2008 and 2011.
- Le Mans - made in 1971, this movie follows a fictional Le Mans race in 1970, featuring fantastic footage and sounds of the Porsche 917 and the Ferrari 512 starring Steve McQueen
- The Deadliest Crash - The BBC documentary on the 1955 Le Mans disaster. For more information, see CookieMonsteFL’s amazing post on the incident
- Our Return: A documentary of our road to Le Mans 2015 - Porsche’s youtube documentary chronicling their return to Le Mans and their eventual win.
- McLaren at Le Mans: Pursuit of Perfection - The story behind McLaren's 1995 victory
- The fastest ever lap at the Circuit de la Sarthe. Kamui Kobayashi's 3:14.791 in 2017 Q2
- Mark Blundell’s explosive lap - Blundell was going so fast, he was overheating the blowers in the car. After being told to turn down the engine and abandon the lap, in true racing driver fashion he simply turned off the radio.
- Clearwater Racing: Journey to the 24 hours of Le mans
- Cetilar Racing: The Italian Spirit of Le Mans - A documentary on Cetilar Villorba Corse's journey to Le Mans in 2018
- McLaren at Le Mans: Pursuit of Perfection - The McLaren F1 road car's story and development for the historic LeMans race of 1995.
- Ford vs Ferrari / Le Mans '66 - Coming out late 2019, this movie tells (a stylised version of) the story of the battle between Ford and Ferrari at Le Mans in the late 1960's. While there are some inaccuracies, the movie has been widely heralded as one of the best Motorsport themed movies ever made, and has been enjoyed by critics and motorsport fans alike.
- Michael Fassbender: Road To Le Mans Season 1 and 2, Season 3, Season 4 – Actor and Amateur Driver Michael Fassbender documents his 4 year journey from Porsche Carrera Cup into the ELMS and finally, to the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
- Racing with Giants: Porsche at Le Mans - Narrated by Patrick Dempsey (Yes, that one), Hagerty looks back at the history of Le Mans' most successful manufacturer, Porsche
Once again, /WEC is proud to have a fan-made spotters guide produced by Ziombel_444. In a few short years, Ziombel_444 has gone from making the spotters guide to replace the official guide by Andy Blackmore, to being commissioned to make spotters guides for the 24H Creventic series! Make sure you check out Ziombel_444's other guides at spotters.guide and support this great effort!
Endurance Chat /WEC's podcast, Endurance Chat, will have four episodes in the lead up to Le Mans, as well as a Pre-Pre-Race show in the hours before the event. Watch this space for updates!
In addition, Endurance Chat made a series of features detailing the history of sportscars in the late 60’s and early 70’s, at the transition point of GT and Prototype machinery. The series details some of the machinery, events, and drivers in one of the fastest and most dangerous periods in racing history. You can find a playlist to these features here!
Streaming and Television
For American audiences, unfortunately the Official stream is geoblocked for your area. American and English-speaking Canadian audiences can access coverage through Motortrend On Demand
- Official stream OUTSIDE US ONLY - The Le Mans package gives you access to all WEC sessions (Practice, Qualifying, Warm Up and the Race) with a choice of on boards, cross platform compatibility, and up to 5 devices connected at once. Additionally, replays of the event are free after the event. Official comms headed by Martin Haven, Anthony Davidson, and Graham Goodwin, who in my personal opinion properly nail the tone of the event. Has been known to get overloaded and crash however
- Eurosport will likely be broadcasting the event in a variety of locales throughout Europe. This will be updated when confirmed
- Radio Le Mans will be streaming live radio for every session
Any further updates on TV or Streaming distribution will be added as they are released!
Social Media If you're looking for more interaction, you can find most of the teams, drivers and commentators on Twitter, giving you instant interaction with those in the midst of the event.
Twitter list of teams and drivers competing in this year's event - thanks to thatsmehere
Live timing Be sure to join the discord for alternate timing solutions!
Get Involved! By far the most fun you can have watching an endurance race is watching it with the official /WEC Discord! It's a lot of fun and a really great atmosphere to watch the race in!
If you want to have a go at picking who you think will be winning in each class, jump into mwclarkson's Fantasy Endurance Contest! It's free to enter, and if you win, you'll get the satisfaction and achievement of being right!
If there's anything you'd like us to add, or need clarification on, please comment below and we'll add it in!`
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