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United Autosport Ligier JS P217 Gibson #32 | Photo Jakob Ebrey General MotorSports 

ELMS: Great win of Filipe Albuquerque

By JoaoLamares Trans­la­tion Paula Lamares | Pho­to AdrenalMedia/​Jakob Ebrey Pho­to­graphy Filipe Albuquer­que (United Auto­sports Ligi­er JS P217 # 32) won the first race of the European Le Mans Series at Sil­ver­stone, on Sat­urday. When it came to the last stint, one hour from the end of the race, Albuquer­que was third and with a han­di­cap over 30s for the first. The Por­tuguese driver knew it would be dif­fi­cult, but bet­ter tire’s man­age­ment allowed him to step on the edge and got a vic­tory that he thought it was not pos­sible at the…

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Algarve Pro #25 Ligier JS P217 LMP2 | Photo ©JB Photo/José Bispo General MotorSports 

ELMS: Prologue starts today.

Pho­to by ©JB Photo/​José Bispo Today, March 28, began, offi­cially, the 2017 sea­son of ELMS With the pro­logue going on this year in Monza, ELMS 2017 will bring togeth­er the folks for two days of free prac­tice where the dif­fer­ent com­pet­it­ors will meet for the first time. There will be five free prac­tice ses­sions, one by night (Tues­day 28 March between 19.00 and 21.00 Itali­an time), two in the morn­ing, and two in the after­noon. The list of par­ti­cipants has 41 par­ti­cipants divided by the three classes involved: LMP2 (13), LMP3 (21) and…

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Matt MacMurrry, Andrea Pissitola and Andrea Roda. Algarve Pro Line-up for ELMS General MotorSports 

ELMS: Algarve Pro announce European Le Mans Series LMP2 driver line-up.

Algarve Pro announce European Le Mans Series LMP2 driver line-up Ahead of the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) test later this month at Monza, Algarve Pro Racing today (16 March, 2017) announces that the Amer­ic­an Mat­thew McMurry and French­man Andrea Pizzit­ola will part­ner with Itali­an Andrea Roda in the team’s Ligi­er JS P217. The trio of drivers are famil­i­ar with each oth­er and the team, as they drove togeth­er dur­ing vari­ous parts of the Asi­an Le Mans Series, which Team Prin­cip­al Stew­art Cox thinks is an asset going into an…

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ONROAK BEGINS WIND TUNNEL TESTING OF 2017 LMP2 CAR

Onroak Auto­mot­ive has revealed the name and ini­tial devel­op­ment details of its 2017 LMP2 racer, which is cur­rently under­go­ing a wind tun­nel test in Switzer­land. The new Ligi­er will replace the exist­ing JS P2 Onroak Auto­mot­ive is car­ry­ing out a series of pre­lim­in­ary wind tun­nel tests on its 2017-spec LMP2 car. The new mod­el has been named the Ligi­er JS P217, which con­tin­ues the leg­acy of the late influ­en­tial car build­er Guy Ligi­er and his former racing team-mate Jo Sch­lesser. The first stages of devel­op­ment focus­ing on CFD com­puter design have been com­pleted, cre­at­ing…

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