European Le Mans News

Panis scores maiden win at Monza
United withdraws one car from Monza
Next-gen LMP2 car delayed until 2024
WEC teams join Monza ELMS grid
G-Drive ends WRT's run in France

Panis Racing took its maiden European Le Mans Series victory at Monza as Will Stevens, Julien Canal and James Allen headed United Autosports after four hours of racing.

United Autosports has withdrawn one of its two LMP2 entries from this weekend's Monza European Le Mans Series round following a positive COVID-19 test for Job van Uitert.

The introduction of the next generation of LMP2 prototype has been delayed by one year until the beginning of 2024.

WEC teams join bumper grid for Monza ELMS race Monza
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Three LMP2 teams from the FIA World Endurance Championship grid will take part in next weekend's Monza European Le Mans Series round.

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.

Vergne to make ELMS return at Paul Ricard

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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WRT scores second successive ELMS win at the Red Bull Ring

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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Fittipaldi parts ways with G-Drive ELMS squad

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

Menezes to make ELMS return with DragonSpeed

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.