Despite the fact that the third training session of the WEC at Silverstone was cancelled due to a sudden outbreak of snow, the weather conditions still improved by early training of ELMS.
First on the wet track appeared LMGTE class cars.
Aston Martin at its home stage and managed to stay ahead of rivals: Richie Stanaway in the Aston Martin Racing Vantage V8 at number 96 were able to show the time of 2.19,348, ahead by almost a second over his closest competitor Richard of the Person acting on the Proton Competition Porsche, number 88.
Andrea Bertolini was third in the squad JMW Motorsport,...
This year, SMP Racing team put on a permanent basis BR01 two prototypes in the FIA WEC. In addition, the team will remain in the European series of Le Mans, where SMP Racing will put up another prototype.
Prototype BR01 created by the Russian company “BR Engineering”, will debut in 2015 in the European series of Le Mans, where he showed excellent speed and reliability.
In the Russian team in ELMS will be the Colombian Omar Julian Leal, the pilot from Monaco, Stefano Coletti and German racer Andreas Wirth.
There were rumors that the BR01 in ELMS will be the team’s Courage,...
Yesterday, we wrote about the tests Stefano Coletti driving Russian prototype BR01. As it became known, these tests were not a Monegasque citizen for SMP Racing, and together with the team of Yves Courage, which was formerly known as Courage Compétition.
It is expected that SMP Racing this year will return to the FIA WEC, where the full schedule will present two prototypes of the BR01. At the moment both crews for prototypes already formed.
As for the BR01 tests at Paul Ricard, with the participation of Stefano Coletti, Andreas Wirth and Benjamin Lares, then, according to Endurance-Info,...
Harry Tincknell will continue to advocate for the Jota team in the European series of Le Mans in 2016 season. For the Englishman it will be the third consecutive year with the team.
He will partner Simon Dolan and Guido van der garde behind the wheel of a Gibson 015S Nissan ELMS in all races and during daily marathon “24 hours of Le Mans.”
A former factory driver of team Nissan in LMP1 in the past year showed good results in the ELMS, winning in Austria with Felipe Albuterol and Simon Dolan, and another three standing on the podium. They finished the season in third position in...
The pilots of the team Greaves Bjorn Wirdheim, Gary Hirsch and John Lancaster became Champions of the European series of Le Mans after finishing second in the season finale in Estoril.
Winning qualified the team Jota came out in leaders of the championship, ahead of two points of their rivals from Greaves, and the chances for the title remains before the race is also the duet TDS Louis Badea and Pierre Tiree.
For ignoring yellow flags in qualifying, the judges annulled the lap John of Lancaster, so the second line of the Protocol, its crew dropped to tenth. And while Wirdheim made his...
Pilot team Jota Filipe Albuquerque showed the best time on the basis of qualifications in the sixth and final stage of the ELMS season in Estoril.
On the drying track after the rain the hometown favorite was able to drive around for 1.43,510, which was 0.8 seconds faster than the nearest competitor of Greaves John Lancaster.
It is worth noting that at the end of the session of Lancaster was to improve results of the Portuguese, but his lap was spoiled by yellow flags at the final corner, triggered by the fact that the gravel stuck Latvian Konstantin Tsalko.
This gave the opportunity to Abq....
Former Toyota LMP1 driver Nicolas Lapierre will replace Tristan Gommendy in the TDS part of Racing at the final stage of the European series of Le Mans in Estoril on October 11.
The Frenchman, together with team KCMG won the “24 hours of Le Mans” this year, will be driving the LMP2 ORECA-Nissan 05 on the same crew with the Tire and Pierre Louis Badeen.
Team boss Xavier Combe explained that the decision to change the composition of the TDS, conceding ten points leaders in the championship, was taken on a number of factors. But he hinted that the team wants to maximize their chances...