Masters Endurance Legends USA is a series for Prototypes and GT Endurance Cars that was launched in 2019, offering a snapshot of endurance racing history in North America. At each event, Masters Endurance Legends USA offers four-thirty to forty-minute sessions comprising of one free practice, one qualifying and two races at each race weekend.
Masters Endurance Legends USA caters for a broad range of race cars, from the Group C/GTP era of 1982 right up to their modern equivalents of 2017.
Cars are eligible to race in Masters Endurance Legends USA if they entered the Le Mans 24 Hours, Rolex Daytona 24 Hour and/or Sebring 12 Hour in period or any of its feeder series (FIA Sports Car Championship, IMSA, Sports Racing World Cup, International Sports Racing Series, FIA World Endurance Championship (2012 to 2017), LMES, ELMS, ALMS, ILMC, Asian LeMans Series between 1995 and 2017 inclusive. Also, Camel GT, IMSA EXXON World Sports Cars (1994 to 2002), Grand-Am Road Racing Series (2003 to 2013), Group C/GTP (1982 to 1993) and LMP3 cars (Gen 1) are also able to join in the fun! Hybrid cars are not eligible.
Each Masters Endurance Legends USA Competition will be contested in the following classes:
Proto 1: LMP1, LMP900
Proto 2: LMP2, LMPC, LMP675
Proto 3: LMP3
Proto DP: Daytona Prototypes, Gen 1-3
Proto Histo: Proto Historics - C1, C2, GTP, GTP Lights
GT1-1: 1982 - 1995 GT1, IMSA GTO
GT1-2: 1996 - 2005 GT1
GT1-3: 2006 - 2017 GT1
GT2-1: 1982 - 1995 GT2
GT2-2: 1996 - 2005 GT2
GT2-3: 2006 - 2017 GT2, GTLM
GT3-1: 1996 - 2003 GT3
GT3-2: 2004 - 2009 GT3, GTD
GT3-3: 2010 - 2017 GT3, GTD
2 x 30min Practice & Qualifying / 2 x 40min Race (flag-to-flag)
All cars must be presented in period specification.
All drivers must hold a valid, and a current .
Both Competitors and Drivers must be at least 18 years old at their first MEL USA competition.
Race Entry Fees are $1950 per event (with the exception of Road America in 2023)