In exactly three weeks the European Le Mans Series competitors (entry list to be unveiled soon) will arrive in Imola for round 2 of the 2015 season.
After an action packed first round in Silverstone the ELMS competitors will now head to Italy for round 2 at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola on 16/17 May. Silverstone saw victory for Gary Hirsch, Jon Lancaster, Bjorn Wirdhiem and Greaves Motorsport in the LMP2 category, Chris Hoy and Charlie Robertson and Team LNT in LMP3, Phil Keen, Adam Carroll Michael Wainwright and Gulf Racing UK in LMGTE and Franck Perera, Dino Lunardi, Eric Dermont and TDS Racing in GTC.
In exactly three weeks the European Le Mans Series competitors (entry list to be unveiled soon) will arrive in Imola with the teams already set up and preparing the cars for action on Saturday May 16th at 10h30 with the first 90 minutes free practice session. The second free practice will start at 15h00 for a one and a half hour session, the last opportunity to fine tune the car’s set up before qualifying on Sunday morning.
4 Hours of Imola Race day
At 10h00 on Sunday May 17th the real challenge begins as the work carried out on Saturday is put to the test. The first 20 minutes of qualification is dedicated to LMGTE and GTC team and at 10h30 it will then be the turn for LMP2 and LMP3 competitors to fight for the top spot on the starting grid.
This will be immediately followed by the qualifying press conference, where the drivers who claimed pole position in each category will face the media at 11h00 in the press conference room.
All spectators with a paddock pass will have access to the Pitwalk in the Pitlane from 11h15 to 13h00 which will give visitors the opportunity to meet the drivers, see the cars and grab some photographs, maybe even a selfie with their favourite driver.
The green flag will be waived at 13h57 to launch the formation lap of the 4 Hours of Imola, Round 2 of the 2015 ELMS.
At 18h00, everyone will know the names of the race winners, and the press conference will start after the podiums at 18h15 in the conference room. All the drivers of the top three overall cars are invited to take part in the press conference, while the driver line up from each winning teams in the other categories will also be in front of the media to answer questions and talk about their race.