Tag Archive: LMP2

Oct 14

LMP2 is already preparing for 2018!

This was approved in the case where performance gaps were noted between the four chassis.

2017-09-15-0110In compliance with the regulations drawn up in consultation with the four constructors involved, Oreca, Onroak, Riley and Dallara, adjustments are going to be made to certain prototypes after the first season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

Phil Hanson signs for United Autosports in 2018

Full LMP2 programme for 18-year-old with United Autosports

Phil Hanson signs for United Autosports in 2018United Autosports have confirmed that Phil Hanson will join their race team for 2018, racing in a number of high-profile events with the team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 05

United Autosports and Andretti Autosport invest in partnership with Walkinshaw Racing

United Autosports team up with Walkinshaw Racing and Andretti Autosport

United Autosports and Andretti Autosport invest in partnership with Walkinshaw RacingThree iconic brands from Australia, America and Europe combine to make global partnership. Shared expertise and commercial opportunities main aim of partnership. United Autosports have joined forces with Walkinshaw Racing and Andretti Autosport to form a global partnership of three iconic names in worldwide motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

WEC: Porsche on pole in Mexico; Alpine seals top spot in LMP2

Pole position for Rigon and Bird 71 Ferrari

Porsche on pole in Mexico; Alpine seals top spot in LMP2Brendon Hartley set the outright fastest lap of a mixed conditions qualifying session in Mexico today to lay the foundations for the No.2 Porsche 919 Hybrid’s bid for success in the 6 Hours of Mexico Presented by AT&T. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 28

SMP Racing score debut LMP2 win in Le Castellet

LMP2: Russian Celebrations in France
2016-09-24-Saturday-0013ELMS LMGTE and GTC Champions SMP Racing scored their debut ELMS LMP2 victory in the 4 Hours of Le Castellet with Matevos Isaakyan and Egor Orudzhev also celebrating the first win for the Dallara P217-Gibson.

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Jul 27

The 2017 6 Hours of Nurburgring has wrapped up the European segment of the World Endurance Championship (WEC)

Alpine 2nd half of WEC season

2017-07-15-0165The Signatech Alpine Matmut team is currently 3rd in the provisional rankings of the LMP2 category with 52 points, 13 points ahead of the competitor in 2nd place. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 23

ELMS: Double victory reinforces United Autosports’ twin title quest

Filipe Albuquerque, Will Owen and Hugo de Sadeleer overall victory in the 4 Hours of the Red Bull Ring

ELMS Double victory reinforces United Autosports’ twin title questVictories in both LMP2 and LMP3 for United Autosports in the latest round of the European Le Mans Series today (23 Jul) has reinforced the Anglo-American team’s quest for twin title honours this year.

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Jun 18

Le Mans 24 Hours: A 19th victory for Porsche at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (updated)

2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-15-0176After a race full of surprises and upsets, the #2 Porsche 919 Hybrid driven by Bernhard, Bamber and Hartley clinches its 19th victory at the Circuit des 24 Heures. A historic win! The second and third places go to two LMP2s Orecas fielded by Jackie Chan DC Racing (#38) and Vaillante Rebellion (#13).

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Jun 18

Le Mans 24 Hours: Porsche leads after disaster for Toyota

12 Hour report

2017-06-18-The RaceAt the mid-way point in the 85th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 3rd round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship, the No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid is leading after a disastrous night for Toyota Gazoo Racing.

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May 17

Two-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Romain Dumas chooses a Norma for Pikes Peak

Entered in the Unlimited class for the “climb to the clouds”

Two-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Romain Dumas chooses a Norma for Pikes Peak

The French driver, who will represent Alpine in LMP2 at this year’s edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, will go after a third victory at Pikes Peak in Colorado with a Norma MXX, fresh off completing its first laps. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 16

ELMS: United Autosports makes history with stunning double prototype victory

Sensational last-gasp ELMS LMP2 début triumph from front row

2017-04-15-0024LMP3 championship winning team scores double podium including repeat win. Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship races next up for United. A new chapter was written in European Le Mans Series history at Silverstone yesterday (15 Apr).

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Apr 01

WEC: The Prologue is Go

The FIA WEC cars are on track and the season has officially begun!

2017-03-31-0095Italian fans have been entering the famous Autodromo Nazionale Monza all morning in order to catch sight of the new Porsche and Toyota LMP1s, the fast new LMP2s and the beautiful and high-performing LMGTEs.

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Mar 29

ELMS: Graff fastest on Day One of Monza Test

No40 Graff Oreca07-Gibson fastest in LMP2.  James Allen sets 1m36.944 lap in afternoon session

Alex Lynn season preview 4Under sunny skies, track action got underway with 8 hours of testing spread over two three hour sessions in the morning and afternoon and one two hour session which concluded after the sun had set.

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Mar 27

Cetilar Villorba Corse Dallara unveiled!

“The dream came true, now the real challenge begins”

Cetilar Villorba Corse Pisa Tower 02Under the Leaning Tower in Pisa Lacorte, Sernagiotto and Belicchi unveiled the LMP2 prototype that is going to race in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the European le Mans Series, starting from Monza these days. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 16

WEC: Derani and Johnson line up with Ford for Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone

2016-07-24-Sunday-0137The provisional entry list for the 6 Hours of Silverstone issued confirms the 28 cars expected for the opening round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship season on Sunday 16th April although not all teams have yet finalised their driver line ups, most notably in the LMP2 category. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 16

ELMS: Léo Roussel completes G-Drive by DragonSpeed LMP2 entry

“I can’t wait to get started at Monza for what looks to be a really exciting ELMS season” – Léo Roussel 
2016-11-19-Saturday-006521-year-old Léo Roussel has been confirmed as the third full-season European Le Mans Series (ELMS) driver aboard the G-Drive by DragonSpeed number 22 ORECA 07 Gibson, joining Memo Rojas and Ryo Hirakawa for the six-round series.

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Mar 15

Cetilar Villorba Corse unveils its Dallara for the Le Mans 24 Hours

Cetilar Villorba Corse will unveil in such an exclusive place as the “Square of Miracles”, in Pisa

Dallara P217 prototypeOn Saturday, March 25 at 17:30hrs near the famous Leaning Tower in Pisa, Italian team will present the new LMP2 prototype and the 2017 season with racing drivers Andrea Belicchi, Giorgio Sernagiotto and Roberto Lacorte, who, during this exclusive event, will also be awarded by his Municipality. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

Who is Michel Vaillant?

The man and the myth

When Rebellion Racing first revealed that their LMP2 entries in the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship would be under the name Vaillante Rebellion, there was much celebration and anticipation…but predominantly from French and Belgian fans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 11

16 ELMS teams selected for the 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours

85th edition of the 24 Hours
Almost forty five percent of the grid for the 2017 European Le Mans Series will be participating in the world’s most famous endurance racing in June.

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Jan 26

Pescatori appointed new sporting director at Cetilar Villorba Corse

Christian Pescatori as new sporting director for the 2017 LMP2 endurance programme

Cetilar Villorba Corse Dallara LMP2 2017 livery Italian driver will flank team principal Amadio as coordinator of the 2017 LMP2 endurance programme that is involving Belicchi / Lacorte / Sernagiotto on the new Dallara. Read the rest of this entry »

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