ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest), the organizers of the Le Mans 24H races, have announced the set of automatic qualifiers for the 2004 edition of the June classic.

The qualifiers are based on the top finishers in the 2003 Le Mans 24H, the American Le Mans Series, Petit Le Mans, FIA GT Championship and last weekend's inaugural Le Mans 1000 km event.

2003 Le Mans 24 Hours
Noel del Bello
RN Motorsports
Veloqx Prodrive Racing
Corvette Racing
Alex Job Racing
Orbit Racing

2003 Petit Le Mans
Champion Racing
Intersport Racing
Alex Job Racing

2003 ALMS championship
Infineon Team Joest
Dyson Racing
Corvette Racing
Risi Competizione

2003 FIA GT championship
BMS Scuderia Italia
Freisinger Motorsport
JMB Racing

2003 Le Mans 1000 km
Audi Sport Japan Team Goh
Pescarolo Sport
Courage Competition
Intersport Racing
Care Racing
Cirtek Motorsport
Freisinger Motorsport
PK Sport

In total, there are 26 automatic qualifiers. The remaining cars will be selected through prequalifying prior to the race.