Jul 17

Fact and figures about the 2017 4 Hours of the Red Bull Ring

The 2017 4 Hours of the Red Bull Ring will be the fifth visit of the European Le Mans Series in Austria
20160722_031The 4.326km track will welcome the 36 entries of the ELMS for an epic battle on the 23rd of July that will mark the mid-season. Once again this year the winners of the race will be the ones to watch for the rest of the season and for the titles race.

The current layout of the Austrian track has 9 corners and welcome famous races such the Austrian F1 Grand Prix and the moto GP.

99 drivers from all over the world (22 nations) will take part to the race including newly crowned 24 Hours of Le Mans winners Darren Turner and Rob Smith at the wheel of the Aston Martin n°99 (Beechdean AMR) for the first one and the Ferrari F488 n°66 (JMW Motorsport) for the second. 28 teams will race at the Red Bull Ring, 12 in LMP2, 13 in LMP3 and 5 in LMGTE, considering that some of the teams are competing in two different classes.

The complete article here on europeanlemansseries.com

source: europeanlemansseries.com