Next year's Le Mans 24 Hours will revert to a mid-June date after being forced to run later in the month in 2013.

No sooner had the 90th anniversary event wrapped up than planning began for the next one, with the Automobile Club de l'Ouest announcing that the 2014 race will be run over the 24th weekend of the year, on 14-15 June. The now-familiar test day will take place two weeks before the race, on Sunday 1 June, with scrutineering for the race following over 8-9 June.

It is the ninth time in 91 years that the 24 Hours will be run over 14-15 June, the last being in 2008, with the race expected to once again form the centrepiece of the 2014 World Endurance Championship, the full calendar for which is expected before the end of September.

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The 2013 event was the 15th in history to be held on the 25th week of the year, a change made at the request of the FIA, which went into partnership with the ACO for the 'new' WEC.

As has been the case since 2012, when the test day was revived and installed two weeks before the race, the 2014 schedule will enable teams to install themselves in the centre of the Le Mans circuit and not have to break down and rebuild their 'installations' before the start of the event.