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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.

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Jul 06

How a pitstop works?

During an Endurance race pitstops are one of the key elements where a race can be won or lost.

2017-06-15-0200The quicker the pitstop, the quicker you get back on track. It’s also a matter of strategy, every team knows when they will do their pitstop and when they will change drivers. To pit or not at a certain point of race can be decisive. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 16

ELMS teams’ classification after qualifying 3

There is no track action Friday to allow teams time to prepare the cars
2017-06-04-0327In LMP2, the first ELMS team is SMP Racing with the Dallara P217 n°27, Mikhail Aleshin just improve his time at the end of the session with a lap in 3:27.782 and is standing in 10th position in the class. After suffering from some mechanical problems yesterday and during the second qualifying session, the mechanics did a great job to bring back their car up in the timing sheet.

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Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Preparation of a car

An engineer explained all about the changes they did to their car ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-04-0062The preparation of a car for the 24 Hours of Le Mans is really different to what is required for an ELMS race that lasts only 4 hours. For Le Mans, the teams are re-building their car(s) almost entirely in order to make them last for 24 hours of racing.

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Jun 14

What happened during the scrutineering

Let’s have a look back at what happened in the “Place de la République” during the two days of scrutineering
2017-06-12-MondayAll the cars and the teams went to the scrutineering the past two days and they are now all cleared to take part to the free practice and qualifying on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Jun 08

Barrichello Looks Forward to Le Mans Debut

The 45-year-old Brazilian holds the record for the most Formula One starts
Eleven-time Grand Prix winner Rubens Barrichello will make his 24 Hours of Le Mans debut on June 17 lining up alongside 1988 Le Mans winner Jan Lammers and Fritz Van Eerd in the European Le Mans Series LMP2 class no29 Racing Team Nederland Dallara P217-Gibson.

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Jun 02

Rubens Barichello on his way to Le Mans

Ex-Formula 1 star Rubens Barichello who will race for ELMS team Racing Team Nederland

2017-04-15-0027Since 2014, all rookies are required by the ACO to attend an intensive simulator day at AOTech on the outskirts of Paris, where they are put through their paces in a variety of situations they will face during the race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 01

ELMS teams are setting up in Le Mans

Test Day of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
Only three days before the Test Day of the 24 Hours of Le Mans the 17 ELMS teams that will take part to the race have arrived in Le Mans.

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May 31

ELMS: Teams and drivers head to Le Mans

24 Hours of Le Mans: Nearly 50% of the LMP2 grid will be made up of ELMS competitors
While the world famous 24 Hours of Le Mans is not part of the 2017 European Le Mans Series calendar, the race at La Sarthe is an important part of the season for many of the ELMS competitors.

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May 29

One week before the Le Mans 24 Hours test day

Le Mans 24 Hours
2016-06-19In one week the 16 ELMS teams that will take part to the 24 Hours of Le Mans will participate in the official test day, only two weeks before the “Big” race.

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May 14

ELMS: G-Drive Racing win 4 Hours of Monza

The Japanese driver finished just 2 seconds ahead of his Dragonspeed teammates

2017-04-15-0041The no22 G-Drive Racing Oreca 07-Gibson crossed the line with Ryo Hirakawa at the wheel to win the 4 Hours of Monza and take the lead in the 2017 championship.

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May 12

ELMS: All set for action at Monza

4 Hours of Monza
The teams and drivers have gathered at the the Autodromo Internationale Monza for Round 2 of the 2017 European Le Mans Series.

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May 11

Watch the ELMS Action from Monza on a Screen Near You

Free live stream of the race on the official website
2017-04-15-0009After the thrills and excitement of the opening round of the 2017 European Le Mans Series at Silverstone last month, you don’t want to miss the high speed action from Monza on Sunday 14 May.

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May 09

ELMS: Forza Italia

4 Hours of Monza
2017-04-15-0057Italian drivers and teams will be a big feature on the 36 car European Le Mans Series grid for the 4 Hours of Monza on Sunday 14 May.

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May 07

ELMS: 4 Hours of Monza facts and figures

The circuit was opened on the 15 May 1922 and celebrates its 95th anniversary the day after the 4 Hours of Monza
2017-03-31-0096The European Le Mans Series visited Monza at the end of March for the official test but May 14th 2017 will mark the first race at the Autodromo Internazionale Monza since 2008.

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May 06

ELMS: 4 Hours of Monza, entertainment for all the family

Become a driver in our simulator

In only one week the ELMS weekend will arrive in Monza for two days of entertainment on and off track for all the ‘tifosi’.

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May 05

ELMS: Where are we standing before the 4 Hours of Monza

More drama is on offer on the fast 5.8km Monza track
2017-04-15-0023A large 36 car grid will gather for the second round of the 2017 ELMS as the series returns to the spiritual home of Italian motorsport – the Autodromo Nazionale Monza.

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Apr 29

ELMS: All set for high speed action at Monza

4 Hours of Monza

2017-04-15-0030After the dramatic opening race of the 2017 season at Silverstone last month, the European Le Mans Series travels back to Italy for round 2, the 4 Hours of Monza.
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Apr 25

Matthieu Vaxivière joins Fabien Barthez and Timothé Buret for the 4 Hours of Monza in ELMS

Matthieu Vaxivière climbed up the ladder up to the doors of Formula 1
Matthieu Vaxiviere  portraitDue to a clash of date for Nathanaël Berthon competing in Blancpain GT Series championship, Matthieu Vaxivière will complete the line-up with Fabien Barthez and Timothé Buret in LMP2 for the next round of the ELMS, the 4 Hours of Monza from 12th to 14th May, at the steering wheel of the #23 Ligier JS P217.

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Apr 19

SMP Racing will perform in ELMS and in the Le Mans 24 with Dallara

The line-up will include young drivers from SMP Racing Russian motorsport development program
2016-09-25-Sunday-0056SMP Racing will take part in the legendary “24 Hours of Le Mans” race and in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) on the Italian sports prototypes Dallara in the LMP2 class.

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