The aim of this new prototype is to supply teams and drivers with a low-cost ensemble, which will allow them to make their debut in endurance racing.
Nelson Panciatici: “The battle in LMP2 is going to be intense.”
The German team takes the lead on the route to Le Mans, which began this weekend in front of 35,000 spectators in the Silverstone 6 Hours, the opening round of the WEC. The European Le Mans Series had a 3-hour race.
With alternative fuels and energies quite popular in racing these days (Le Mans has an extra, non-points awarding, entry devoted to exactly this), Motorsport.com thought it would be fun to explore the ultimate alternative energy sourced racer.
"Le Mans remains an important objective for us and we are starting the work today to be there in 2014 in accordance with our ambitions," explains Dominique Heintz, team manager.
On Friday 8th March, the French make announced its Le Mans 24-Hours comeback in the LM P2 category. The Automobile Club de l’Ouest is very happy about this entry 35 years after the Alpine-Renault A442B’s famous victory in 1978.
As reported earlier in the week, the famous Renault brand Alpine will be returning to sportscars this year. It's official.
This phenomenal record of success of Lucas Luhr makes him the perfect final addition to Jota’s 2013 Le Mans line-up.
The team will have two Nissan powered Ztyek prototypes in the full FIA WEC championship.
Two factory-supported SRT Viper GTS-Rs will compete in famous 24-hour endurance race in France in June.
The Silverstone-based team enjoyed a successful season in the inaugural FIA WEC last year, when it returned to LMP1 prototype competition for the first time since 2009 with the HPD ARX-03a.
Dempsey/Avenatti/Foster head to Le Mans; Andy Lally and Andrew Davis to anchor two-car GTC effort.
World Championship winning trio will race for Audi for the fourth consecutive year. Two other teams with young and established drivers. Three Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars at Le Mans and at Spa.
The is the third season that Tom has been part of the driver roster.
Along side their GT and French Porsche Carrera Cup programs, Sébastien Loeb Racing will enter the European Le Mans Series