Scrutineering is complete at Le Mans.
Welcome. The 82nd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans is almost upon us and the Motorsport.com photo gallery is quickly filling up. With that being said, let's take a look at some of the interesting, funny, important, and somewhat weird photos our Eric Gilbert has gathered thus far.
The team transporter for the Porsche prototypes carries its machines to be inspected.
A not nearly as eye-appealing truck takes the No. 35 OAK Racing Ligier-Nissan to scrutineering.
There it is. The winningest race team in Le Mans history unloads its 2014 masterpiece. I can almost feel the ominous glares from the Audi crew.
If Porsche's mere presence wasn't enough to get fans stoked for their return, now they're giving away flags for spectators to show their Porsche pride.
Check out the incredible curves on that Porsche.
This is a spectacular photo from the back of the Porsche as dozen of fans look on.
He's back! Mark Webber brightens one fan's day during scrutineering.
Porsche 919 Hybrid, prepare to be scrutinized by the scrutinizers of scrutineering. Okay, are these even words?
This Ligier JS P2 Nissan prepares to be scrutinized by the scruitniz -- okay, I'll stop.
Hey, it's that Patrick Dempsey guy.
A bright yellow Ferrari. Maybe this one won't get run over by the prototypes. Sorry, I had to.
I swear, there's a Toyota under that cover.
Lightening McQueen waits with the Toyota in scrutineering. I didn't know Le Mans had a stock, or rather, stuffed car class?
The sunlight shines beautifully on the Morand Racing LMP2 machine as the crew pushes it along.
This it not a spaceship, and it's not technically called the 'Delta Wing' either. Presenting the Nissan ZEOD, but I'm sure you've met by now. Love it or hate it, you can't deny its uniqueness.
Media scrum engulfs Fabien Barthez.
CSI's Gary Dourdan is investigating the Nissan ZEOD but can't quite figure this one out.
Let's kick off the second day of scrutineering photos with all of the Audi drivers taking a selfie! Eat your heart out Ellen.
The traditional hand imprint ceremony with the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans winners, but in Allan McNish's case, it might just be a finger print from the looks of the photo.
SMP Racing's Nicolas Minassian takes a photo with a very 'interesting' fan.
A beautiful SMP Racing Ferrari. That car looks fantastic in purple.
Rain drops coat the iconic Ferrari logo on one of the AF Corse entries.
In NASCAR, they like to call this 'the room of doom.'
Whoops...door on the Audi transporter accidentally gets opened while the drivers change.
AF Corse Ferraris at attention and ready to do battle.
An interesting shot from the back of the Nissan ZEOD during the technical inspection.
Coolest transporter yet, just because of the way it opens.
What do you think is in that case?
A fan's sign echoes the thoughts of everyone attending the Aston Martin team photo shoot.
Let's end this with the same photo we started it with; the drivers photo shoot. 165 racers will take part in the greatest sports car spectacle in the world this weekend and although most will leave with unfulfilled dreams of attaining racing immortality, a select few will be able to call themselves victors at Le Mans. But who will it be?
If you want to see more photos from Le Mans, check out our ever-growing gallery HERE