Tag Archive: United Autosports

Jan 28

Fittipaldi, Barbosa, Albuquerque Co-Drive Cadillac Prototype to Rolex 24 At DAYTONA Victory

Team Sets Race Records for Total Laps, Distance

Rolex 24 WinnersThe rigors of racing for 24 consecutive hours were evident Sunday, with a Rolex 24 At DAYTONA that was remarkable for its speed but also memorable for its attrition that dashed championship hopes for a number of high-profile teams. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 08

United Autosports in shape for Rolex 24 after constructive “Roar” test

Vital data collected from almost 1,500-miles achieved in three-day test 

UNITED AUTOSPORTS HEAD STATESIDE FOR ROAR BEFORE THE 24United Autosports will return to the Daytona International Speedway later this month primed for the Rolex 24 At Daytona race week (25-28 Jan) after a constructive three-day official test at the Floridian venue which finished today (7 Jan). Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Bruno Senna joins United Autosports for Rolex 24 At Daytona

Bruno Senna completes United Autosports 24-hour line up

BRUNO SENNA JOINS UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONASenna will race alongside Will Owen, Hugo de Sadeleer and Paul Di Resta. Fernando Alonso, Lando Norris and Phil Hanson to race sister Ligier JS P217. United Autosports have confirmed that Bruno Senna will join the team for the 2018 Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 29

Cosmo, Byrne and Benham combine for Gulf 12 hours

Guy Cosmo and Patrick Byrne reunite with United Autosports in Abu Dhabi

COSMO, BYRNE AND BENHAM COMBINE FOR GULF 12 HOURSDuo joined by British racer Mike Benham. Third Ligier JS P3 confirmed in UAE for 2017 ELMS LMP3 Champions. Guy Cosmo and Patrick Byrne will return to United Autosports for the 2017 running of the Gulf 12 Hours. The American duo will be joined by GT racer, Mike Benham in the team’s third Ligier JS P3. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 21

Successful debut test for Fernando Alonso in United Autosports’ Ligier JS p217

McLaren driver completes first test ahead of Rolex 24 At Daytona debut

Successful debut test for Fernando Alonso in United Autosports’ Ligier JS p217First time Spanish racer has driven an LMP2 car. Next outing will be the ROAR before the 24 on 5-7 January. Fernando Alonso has successfully completed his first test in the United Autosports’ Ligier JS P217 ahead of his debut at the Rolex 24 At Daytona in January. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

Will Owen returns to United Autosports for 2018 European Le Mans Series and Le Mans 24 Hours

2017 LMP2 runner up Will Owen aims to replicate ELMS success

WILL OWEN RETURNS TO UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR 2018 EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES AND LE MANS 24 HOURSAmerican to race Ligier JS P217 for second year with United Autosports. Le Mans 24 Hours and full season in ELMS joins Daytona 24 Hours programme. United Autosports have confirmed that Will Owen will return to the team for the 2018 European Le Mans Series and, pending an entry confirmation, the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 10

Richard Meins, Shaun Lynn and Jim Mcguire team up for Gulf 12 Hours with United Autosports

United Autosports confirm first driver line up in Ligier JS P3

United Autosports LogoMichelin Le Mans Cup team mates join forces in Abu Dhabi. Three cars confirmed for Anglo-American team. United Autosports have confirmed Richard Meins, Shaun Lynn and Jim McGuire as their first driver line up for the 2017 Gulf 12 Hours. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 09

Fernando Alonso poised for Toyota LMP1 test in Bahrain

Alonso is set to share running in the Toyota TS050 Hybrid LMP1 with rising Thomas Laurent and Mike Conway

2017-10-22_1005Fernando Alonso looks set to enjoy his first LMP1 test in Bahrain next Sunday ahead of a possible entry to the 24 Hours of Le Mans next year, with multiple outlets reporting the two-time Formula 1 world champion will feature for Toyota at next Sunday’s FIA World Endurance Championship rookie test. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Lando Norris excels in maiden sports-prototype test runs

United Autosports complete successful Paul Ricard test 

Britain’s rising single-seater star Lando Norris made a remarkable sports-prototype début by immediately setting very competitive lap times in his first-ever run in an LMP2 sportscar.

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Nov 02

Filipe Albuquerque returns to United Autosports for 2018 European Le Mans Series and Le Mans 24 Hours

Albuquerque to race alongside Phil Hanson in Ligier JS P217

United Autosports take podium finish at opening round of the Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup ChampionshipPortuguese racer returns to Anglo American team for 2018. Part season in ELMS and return to Le Mans 24 Hours. United Autosports have confirmed that Filipe Albuquerque will return to the team for their 2018 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 26

Fernando Alonso joins United Autosports for Rolex 24 At Daytona

Double Formula One World Champion to race Ligier JS P217

2017-10-19_0480Spaniard to join Phil Hanson and McLaren development driver Lando Norris. Two car entry for Anglo American team in IMSA opener. United Autosports has confirmed that Fernando Alonso will race for the team in the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona.
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Oct 22

ELMS: Champions celebrate in Portimão

4 Hours of Portimão
2017-06-18-0092A frantic and highly dramatic 4 Hours of Portimão saw the second victory for the no40 Graff Oreca-Gibson but all eyes were on the no22 G-Drive Racing Oreca as the Russian team won the 2017 ELMS title, with Memo Rojas and Leo Roussel taking the drivers title.

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Oct 19

Paul Di Resta to join United Autosports for Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona

Current F1 racing driver to join United Autosports for 24 Hours at Daytona

2015-06-04_0424DTM Champion, Di Resta to race alongside Will Owen in Ligier JS P217. Two-car entry for United Autosports in January endurance race. United Autosports have confirmed that Paul di Resta will join the team for the 2018 running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 16

Final European Le Mans Series and Michelin Le Mans Cup races for United Autosports at Portimao

Anglo-American team aiming to seal LMP3 Championship at final ELMS race

United Autosports take podium finish at opening round of the Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup ChampionshipLMP2 team still in the fight for overall and LMP2 title glory in maiden year. Michelin Le Mans Cup team aiming for top-five placings in final outing. United Autosports make their way to Portimao in Portugal for the final rounds of the European Le Mans Series and the Michelin Le Mans Cup this weekend (21-22 October). 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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Aug 27

Reigning LMP3 Champions extends class lead & remain in LMP2 title fight

Second LMP3 victory of season earns Falb/Rayhall 12-points LMP3 series lead

Reigning LMP3 Champions extends class lead & remain in LMP2 title fightThird podium keeps Albuquerque/Owen/de Sadeleer in LMP2 title hunt. Boyd/England/Patterson suffer cruel luck for second consecutive race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 27

United Autosports impressively records another top-10 MLMC finish

Driver coach Bentley stars on United race début

UNITED AUTOSPORTS IMPRESSIVELY RECORDS ANOTHER TOP-10 MLMC FINISHUnited Autosports scored its seventh top-10 Michelin Le Mans Cup race result of the season when Andrew Bentley (GB) and Richard Meins (GB) placed their Ligier JS P3 sixth in the latest race at Paul Ricard today (26 Aug). Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

United Autosports ‘Leeds To Le Mans’ 24 Hour journey to feature on Sky Sports Action

Relive United Autosports’ successful debut at the Le Mans 24 Hours

United Autosports ‘Leeds To Le Mans’ 24 Hour journey to feature on Sky Sports ActionHour long programme to follow the team and their fans from Leeds to Le Mans. United Autosports finished fifth overall and fourth in the LMP2 class. United Autosports will feature in an hour-long programme – Leeds to Le Mans – reliving their successful debut in the Le Mans 24 Hours earlier this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

Paul Ricard to host next European Le Mans Series and Michelin Le Mans Cup rounds for United Autosports

The team arrives in France fresh from their LMP2 win last time out at Red Bull Ring

United AutosportsUnited Autosports make their way to Paul Ricard this weekend (26-27 August) for round four of both the European Le Mans Series and Michelin Le Mans Cup.
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Aug 14

United Autosports win at Snetterton

Andrew Evans and Christian England take maiden win

Another win for United Autosports in the Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship at SilverstoneDouble podium for team at penultimate Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship round. Bad luck for championship contenders Tony Wells and Matt Bell in race one. Read the rest of this entry »

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