European Le Mans News

G-Drive ends WRT's run in France
Vergne to make ELMS return
WRT wins dramatic Spielberg race
Fittipaldi parts ways with G-Drive
Menezes to make one-off ELMS outing
Paul Ricard ELMS: G-Drive ends WRT and Kubica's unbeaten run Paul Ricard
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G-Drive Racing took an emphatic victory in the European Le Mans Series race at Paul Ricard, as Roman Rusinov, Nyck de Vries and Franco Colapinto ended Team WRT's unbeaten run.

Two-time Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne will return to the European Le Mans Series after a year's absence in next month's Paul Ricard round.

WRT scores second successive ELMS win at the Red Bull Ring Red Bull Ring
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Team WRT took a hard-fought win at the Red Bull Ring in the second round of the European Le Mans Series.

Fittipaldi parts ways with G-Drive ELMS squad
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Pietro Fittipaldi will not take part in the remainder of the European Le Mans Series season after parting ways with G-Drive Racing.

Gustavo Menezes will make his first European Le Mans Series appearance in almost three years in next month's Red Bull Ring round as he rejoins the DragonSpeed LMP2 squad.

Kubica didn't expect such an "easy" first LMP2 victory

Ex-Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica has hailed the preparation done by his WRT team after scoring his first LMP2 victory in Sunday's European Le Mans Series opener at Barcelona.

Porsche, Ferrari guarantee GTE's future through 2022

Ferrari and Porsche have committed to continue racing in the GTE Pro class of the FIA World Endurance Championship until the end of 2022, safeguarding the category's immediate future.

Hawkey loses Iron Lynx seat over incorrect driver grading

Porsche Carrera Cup GB class champion Esmee Hawkey has been dropped from the Iron Lynx Ferrari team's all-female European Le Mans Series line-up over an incorrect driver grading.

Legge steps up to WEC with Iron Lynx Ferrari team

Katherine Legge will make her debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2021 with the Iron Lynx squad in the GTE Am class.

Ricky Taylor to make ELMS debut with DragonSpeed

DragonSpeed has announced that reigning IMSA Prototype champion Ricky Taylor will join its WEC drivers Ben Hanley and Henrik Hedman for the ACO European Le Mans Series season-opener.

Pietro Fittipaldi joins G-Drive LMP2 squad in ELMS

Pietro Fittipaldi, grandson of two-time Formula 1 world champion Emerson Fittipaldi, will be dovetailing his F1 and IndyCar duties with a G-Drive seat in the 2021 European Le Mans Series.

Deletraz joins WRT, Kubica for 2021 ELMS season

Louis Deletraz has been named as one of Robert Kubica's teammates for the 2021 European Le Mans Series season with Team WRT.

Laurent scrambling for seat after late Alpine snub

Thomas Laurent says he is still working to find a drive in sportscar racing for 2021 after missing out on a drive with the Alpine FIA World Endurance Championship team.

Kubica, WRT headline 43-car ELMS entry list

Robert Kubica will take on a full season in the European Le Mans Series this year with WRT, as part of the Belgian team's expansion into prototype racing.

Ex-BMW racer Aberdein switches to ELMS with United

Ex-BMW DTM driver Jonathan Aberdein will switch to the European Le Mans Series for 2021, completing United Autosports' driver roster for the upcoming season.

TF Sport to make prototype debut with LMP2 programme in ELMS

Le Mans 24 Hours class-winning team TF Sport will make its first foray into prototype racing this year by entering an LMP2 car in the European Le Mans Series.

Maldonado's cousin inks United Autosports ELMS deal

Manuel Maldonado, the cousin of one-time grand prix winner Pastor, will move into sportscar racing for the 2021 season after signing a deal to race for United Autosports in the European Le Mans Series.

Unpopular new LMP2 driver rules set to be reversed

New rules on driver line-ups in the LMP2 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship announced last week will be revised before the 2021 season. 

United pair Hanson, Albuquerque wrap up ELMS title Monza
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United pair Hanson, Albuquerque wrap up ELMS title

United Autosports duo Phil Hanson and Filipe Albuquerque clinched the European Le Mans Series title with a round to spare with a third consecutive win at Monza.

Red Bull Ring returns on 2021 ELMS calendar

The Red Bull Ring has been added to a six-round provisional schedule for the 2021 European Le Mans Series.

Chatin out of Monza ELMS round after positive COVID test

Paul-Loup Chatin will not take part in this weekend's European Le Mans Series round at Monza after testing positive for COVID-19.

Rojas calls time on ELMS campaign two rounds early

Reigning European Le Mans Series champion Memo Rojas has announced he will not participate in the remaining two rounds of the 2020 season.

Floersch to skip Spa F3 round to make LMP2 debut

Sophia Floersch is set to make her LMP2 race debut in this month's European Le Mans Series race at Paul Ricard, which will mean missing the Spa round of the FIA Formula 3 series.

Barcelona loses ELMS date amid uptick in COVID-19 cases

Barcelona has lost its place on the 2020 European Le Mans Series calendar amid a worsening of the coronavirus situation in Spain, and will be replaced by a second race at Paul Ricard.

Carlin adamant it will resume LMP2 programme this year

The British Carlin team expects to resume racing in the LMP2 ranks this year despite opting out of the first two rounds of the 2020 European Le Mans Series season.