Tag Archive: LMP2

Nov 24

WEC: Nissan sign off from international LMP2 competition

“We’re sad that our time as an LMP2 engine supplier has come to end in the FIA WEC” – Mike Carcamo

Nissan’s amazing winning run in international LMP2 prototype competition has come to an end with G-Drive Racing earning the honour of scoring the final FIA World Endurance Championship victory with NISMO power. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

New Dutch racing team joins forces with Dallara (+video)

Named Racing Team Nederland, a new Dutch racing team has been formed to enter the Le Mans 24 Hours and European Le Mans Series

http://www.europeanlemansseries.com/assets/News/2017/Racing_Team_Nederland_Dallara_LMP2.jpgThe team’s founder Frits van Eerd, former Le Mans-winner Jan Lammers and 11-time Formula 1 Grand Prix winner Rubens Barrichello are the team’s drivers.

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Nov 09

Formula V8 3.5 series: The 2016 winner, Tom Dillmann, will join the WEC finale event with LMP2

6 hours of Bahrain

The 2016 winner, Tom Dillmann, will join the WEC finale event with LMP2Two days after being crowned as the  Formula V8 3.5  champion in 2016 with the AVF Team, the French Tom Dillmann will join the FIA WEC championship Season Finale participating with a  LMP2 car in the 6 hours of Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

ELMS: Villorba Corse confirms Belicchi and Sernagiotto alongside Lacorte on the new Dallara LMP2 prototype

Italian team announces its driver line-up for 2017 debut in the top class of ELMS

Sernagiotto Lacorte interview Spa2016 PhFotoSpeedy Alongside the already announced Roberto Lacorte, Scuderia Villorba Corse officially confirms Andrea Belicchi and Giorgio Sernagiotto on the new Dallara LMP2 prototype for 2017 European Le Mans Series campaign.

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Oct 04

ELMS: Villorba Corse moves to LMP2 with Dallara

“Road to Le Mans”

Villorba Corse and Lacorte confirm 2017 Lmp2 campaign 01 phFotoSpeedy In 2017 the Italian team will debut in the top category of ELMS with Roberto Lacorte on the new prototype upgrading its endurance racing programme and the “Road to Le Mans” project Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

WEC: Alpine sets sights on FIA WEC LMP2 title after Le Mans triumph

After finishing at the very top of the LMP2 class with the N°36 Alpine A460 at June’s Le Mans 24 Hours

2016-06-15_Wednesday-0042 A month after the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours, the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) resumes with the 6 Hours of Nürburgring on July 22-24. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

24 Hours of Le Mans: KCMG enjoy promising first day at Le Mans

The outfit still managed to finish ninth after the incident-packed two hours

KCMG KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) kick-started the defence of their LMP2 24 Hours of Le Mans title in the best possible way, after they set the pace during practice on Wednesday (June 15).

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Jun 08

Le Mans 24 Hours: Final shakedowns completed at Le Mans

In total 14 prototypes took to the track

Two days after the official Test Day, 10 of the teams entered for the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans took the opportunity to finalise their set ups and complete a shakedown on the Bugatti Circuit.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Bruno Senna ready for WEC return

“It is great to be back in the WEC, I love the style and purity of the racing”

Bruno Senna is relishing his return to the FIA WEC paddock this year as he gets ready for his first ever LMP2 programme with the newly formed RGR Sport by Morand team. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 29

WEC: Will Stevens joins Manor for LMP2 campaign

Bringing strength, speed and an excellent working relationship with the team is former F1 driver

2015-06-04_0394 Only a few weeks after confirming its entry into WEC, the team is now pleased to reveal the first in a series of announcements to be made between now and The Prologue. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

A look at the WEC’s LMP2 teams for 2016

Five different chassis, six different nationalities of entrant, and a multitude of drivers

The ten LMP2 cars entered for the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship represent the great diversity of opportunity and international feel of the WEC.

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Dec 11

Jake Dennis joins Arden-Jota for combined 2016 GP3 and part WEC-campaigns

Three-party deal hands RSF driver GP3 Series plus Spa and Le Mans LMP2 drives

Jake Dennis Racing Steps Foundation-backed driver Jake Dennis will make his previously announced step up to the 2016 GP3 series with championship front-runners Arden International. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

ELMS: Down to the wire for European titles in Estoril

4 Hours of Estoril
European Le Mans Series Once again the 4 Hours of Estoril will provide the venue for a grandstand finish to an exciting season where six of the eight European Le Mans Series titles will be decided. With a maximum of 26 points still available to win on Sunday 18 October anything can happen on track in the LMP2, LMGTE and GTC classes and the new champions won’t be known until the chequered flag drops on the final race of 2015.

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Sep 06

4 Hours of Le Castellet: Race Report (updated)

Hoy and Robertson secure first LMP3 European title. LMP2 title goes down to last race

European Le Mans Series logoThe JOTA Sport Gibson-Nissan of Harry Tincknell took the chequered flag at the end of an exciting 4 Hours of Le Castellet but a penalty for Filipe Albuquerque, after the Portuguese driver exceeded the permitted 90 minute driving time by 1m 57s, gave the team a 45 second penalty.

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Jun 15

Formula E stars in action at Le Mans

Di Grassi and Duval take fourth for Audi, Bird on LMP2 podium

2015-06-14-The Race-24Lucas di Grassi and Loic Duval took fourth place overall driving for Audi in last weekend’s Le Mans 24 Hours. The Audi Sport ABT and Dragon Racing drivers were the best-placed Formula E drivers that took place in the world-famous endurance race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche sweeps front of Le Mans grid

Thursday updates

2015-06-14Although the weather forecast called for scattered thunderstorms, the race track remained dry throughout both Qualifying Practice sessions tonight at Le Mans.

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May 02

Audi take hard fought victory in Belgium (+video, updated)

6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps WEC

2015-05-02-Thursday-008The no7 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Andre Lotterer, Benoit Treluyer and Marcel Fassler took a second victory from two starts in 2015 with a hard fought win at the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps that had the large Belgian crowd on the edge of their seats.

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May 01

FIA WEC: Porsche 1-2-3 quali lock out at Spa (+video)

Second and fourth for Ferrari in Spa qualifying

2015-05-02-Friday-041Porsche took a stunning 1-2-3 in qualifying for tomorrows 6 Hours of Spa, the second round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship.

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Jan 31

Sard Racing Team and Team Morand join forces to create Team Sard-Morand

Pierre Ragues confirmed for full FIA WEC avec season with Team Sard-Morand

Team Sard-Morand A combination with world-class ambitions for the FIA World Endurance Championship. French racer Pierre Ragues has today announced he will take part in the full 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with the newly formed Team Sard-Morand.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

From the 24 Hours of Le Mans to the Super Bowl: Nissan stands apart

Nissan has often chosen to employ aggressive and humourous communication

2014-06-12-1328Since its return in endurance as an engine supplier in the LMP2 class, Nissan has not failed to keep everyone their toes, on the track as well as in its marketing – with as a first step in 2015 a televised message on Sunday, February 1st during the Super Bowl, the American football championship game. Read the rest of this entry »

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