Norma M30 LMP3 YMR/M.Racing European Le Mans Series General MotorSports 

Interview with Norbert Santos

Via Nor­ma Press Office/​Marie-​Pierre Dupasquier Hel­lo Norbert. It’s offi­cial, two Nor­ma M30 cars will be tak­ing part in the ELMS this year, entered by Ore­gon Team and M.Racing (Yvan Muller). Are you happy? Of course. To start with two Nor­ma teams among­st the most pres­ti­gi­ous taken on by the ACO for the 2017 cham­pi­on­ship is an excel­lent news for Nor­ma. More announce­ments are to fol­low. Also, I’d like to point out that we are the only non-​Ligi­er man­u­fac­turer in the P3 group. It’s a big chal­lenge. TDS Racing will finally miss to…

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Filipe Albuquerque General 

FILIPE ALBUQUERQUE JOINS UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR ELMS LMP2 CAMPAIGN

Exper­i­enced racer, Albuquer­que joins United Auto­sports for their maid­en LMP2 cam­paign Albuquer­que joins Will Owen and Hugo de Sadeleer in Ligi­er JS P217 ELMS LMP3 cham­pi­ons to enter Le Mans 24 Hours Via Team press release United Auto­sports have con­firmed that pro­fes­sion­al driver; Filipe Albuquer­que will join their LMP2 team for the 2017 European Le Mans Series. The Por­tuguese driver will join Amer­ic­an Will Owen and Swiss-born Hugo de Sadeleer in the team’s Ligi­er JS P217. About Filipe Career Filipe’s career began in kart­ing but he quickly pro­gressed to single seat­ers, win­ning…

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4H Estoril Racing Start | Photo JLpress/JoaoLamares2016 General MotorSports 

ELMS entries to 2017 championship

The list of par­ti­cipants in the European Le Mans Series 2017 was reveled at February,2. In a total of 36 entries allowed in the ELMS, of which 13 LMP2, 16 LMP3 and 7 LMGTE, give to the European Le Mans Series a prom­ising list of par­ti­cipants. ELMS, another era begins! In the LMP2, with the new reg­u­la­tion, another era begins. The teams can choose between four chassis, all of them with the same Gib­son engine. On the LMP2 grid we can find three of the four man­u­fac­tur­ers chassis, Dal­lara P217 (4), Ligi­er JSP217

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#1 McLaren 650S - Tekno Autosports; Parente, Bell, Ledogar General MotorSports 

Alvaro Parente 5th at 12h Bathurst

Via Comsegue/​Jorge Girao Trans­la­tion Paula Lamares/​JLpress Álvaro Par­en­te fin­ished the12 Hours of Bathurst at the 5th place, after a fant­ast­ic recov­ery that saw the #1 McLar­en 650S, that he shared with Rob Bell and Côro Ledog­ar, regain more than two laps. The Por­tuguese and his team­mates knew that they would have a dif­fi­cult task to rep­lic­ate the 2016 vic­tory because, due to the pre­cau­tion­ary engine change, they would have to start from the pit lane and in the 50th and final pos­i­tion. Still, Rob Bell had a good start, and on the 21st lap…

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