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ELMS: Forty-one cars will travel to Monza for the Official Test, which will kick off the 2017 season in style
The 911 RSR with the starting number 91 can be recognised by the red Porsche lettering on a black windscreen
The Porsche GT Team campaigns two 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR in the GT class of the FIA World Endurance Championship, which has been given world championship status in 2017 for the first time. After a year of development in 2016, the 2015 FIA WEC title winners return with a works entry to the world’s most important GT competition.
In 2013, the Belgian Stoffel Vandoorne fought for the championship against Danish Kevin Magnussen
Vandoorne, who had recently joined the McLaren Young Driver Programme, was a rookie in the championship but he opened the standings with one important victory in his debut in Monza with a Fortec Motorsports car.
Javier Ibrán and Álvaro Fontes will race at Monza, Le Mans, Red Bull Ring, Le Castellet, Spa-Francorchamps and Portimão
The dates for the official pre-season European Le Mans Series test at Monza remains unchanged on 28thand 29thMarch 2017
The 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship will begin, as is now tradition, with The Prologue – the official pre-season test for all entrants. The event will be held for the first time at the home of Italian motorsport, Monza, and the dates for the WEC Prologue will now be Saturday 1stApril and Sunday 2ndApril 2017.
Completing the seventh round of the Formula V8 3.5, Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) cruised to a stunning win in race 2 at Monza
The Russian made his way back to the top step of the podium after Le Castellet and was followed to the line by René Binder (Lotus) and Louis Delétraz (Fortec Motorsports) who was also the best finishing rookie. Tom Dillmann (AVF) brought home an eight place that enabled him to retain the championship lead.
Third seasonal win for Roy Nissany (Lotus) after a lonely drive in race-1 in Monza
The Israeli driver not only started from the pole and got the best lap, but won with a 12” gap over Louis Deletraz (Fortec Motorsport) who ended as best rookie. The podium is completed by Matthieu Vaxiviere (SMP Racing). A puncture denied Tom Dillmann, leader of the championship, a finish in the points.
In 2017, Formula V8 3.5 will share six weekends with the WEC championship
As the Italian round of Formula V8 3.5 continues to go underway at Monza, Gérard Neveu, FIA WEC CEO, and Jaime Alguersuari, Executive President in RPM and Series Promoter, met the main actors in the Series Paddock, teams, drivers and representatives, to talk about the 2017 season.