Team SMP Racing will take part in the legendary marathon “24 hours of Le Mans” and in the European series of Le Mans on the sportpitanie Italian Dallara LMP2 class. The crews will include young drivers programmes of development of Russian Motorsport.
The SMP Racing crew will start the main stages of endurance races of the season-2017 – the daily marathon “24 hours of Le Mans” and the ELMS. Troika will consist of pilots of the program of development of Russian Motorsport SMP Racing. While in the ELMS will debut two young riders program. Complement their crew of pilot, already has experience of performances in races of endurance.
The first stage of the European series of Le Mans, which will be attended by Russian team will be the four-hour race on the Austrian Red bull Ring. Full line-UPS and other stages ELMS, where are the Russians, will be announced later.
“Training and skills development of the Russian athletes – one of the main tasks of our program, – said the founder and Director of the program SMP Racing Boris Rotenberg. – We want to see our riders in all the important ring competitions, including in the European series of Le Mans. We are confident that the guys will make every effort to achieve the goals that are set before them.
Of course, we do not forget our main technical design – prototyping BR1, which we build together with Dallara to participate in the world championship on races on endurance in 2018. It is on a Dallara chassis, our pilots will perform in ELMS and at Le Mans, which will give us the opportunity in particular to gather information for future cars.”
Daily marathon “24 hours of Le Mans” starts on June 17 and a four-hour ELMS race at the Red bull Ring will take place on July 23.
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