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31 cars on track for the official test session at Le Castellet 2015/03/04 31 cars on track for the official test session at Le Castellet

The first gathering of  the 2015 European Le Mans Series teams will take place at the Paul Ricard circuit in the South of France on March 23rd and 24th.

31 of the 34 full season entries will be present for the official test, which has become an important and integral part of the ELMS calendar.

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Single-seater driver Yelloly  to complete JOTA Sport's ELMS driver line up 2015/03/04 Single-seater driver Yelloly to complete JOTA Sport's ELMS driver line up

Young Briton excited about maiden sportscar season including making Le Mans debut

Nick Yelloly switches from a successful single-seater career to complete JOTA Sport's 2015 European Le Mans Series squad – a maiden sportscar season that will also see the young Briton making his Le Mans 24 Hour race debut Read more >>

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Krohn Racing Partners with Michelin Tire for ELMS and 24 Hours of Le Mans 2015/03/03 Krohn Racing Partners with Michelin Tire for ELMS and 24 Hours of Le Mans

Houston, Texas (March 3, 2015)...Krohn Racing announced today that it would partner with Michelin Tires for their European Le Mans Series (ELMS) and 24 Hours of Le Mans entries in 2015.

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ELMS 2015 - Regulation Part II - Points & Awards 2015/02/27 ELMS 2015 - Regulation Part II - Points & Awards

What is the points system in ELMS ?

The European Le Mans Series will start at the Paul Ricard circuit in three weeks with the annual official test session. Following a look at the four categories that will make up the 2015 ELMS, let's take the opportunity to understand the ELMS point system and what the awards are on offer for the best performing teams and drivers this season.

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JMW Motorsport announce 2015 ELMS line up 2015/02/24 JMW Motorsport announce 2015 ELMS line up

JMW Motorsport is thrilled to announce their driver line-up for the 2015 European Le Mans Series as George Richardson, Sam Tordoff and Robert Smith.

This marks a second season with JMW for George Richardson, who helped the Essex based team race to 3rd place in the 2014 ELMS Championship with four podium visits on the way. 23 year old Richardson is set to build on his impressive 2014 sportscar debut during which he won many plaudits as ‘one to watch'.

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Albuquerque re-signs with JOTA Sport 2015/02/24 Albuquerque re-signs with JOTA Sport

Portuguese aims to go one better and win ELMS title 

Filipe Albuquerque will contest the European Le Mans Series with JOTA Sport for a second consecutive year aiming to go one better and win the prestigious title in 2015.

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ELMS 2015 - Regulation Part I - Four categories 2015/02/23 ELMS 2015 - Regulation Part I - Four categories

The 2015 ELMS will start in one month, with the official test session which will take place at the Circuit Paul Ricard in the south of France on March 23rd and 24th. In the meantime, let's have a look at some details of the 2015 ELMS regulations.

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Q&A with Nissan’s Harry Tincknell NISSAN LMP1 WEC driver 2015/02/12 Q&A with Nissan’s Harry Tincknell NISSAN LMP1 WEC driver

After climbing up the single seat driver development ladder, British driver Harry Tincknell switched to endurance and set the grid alight.  

The 23-year-old from Exeter spent his first season in sports cars with Jota Sport in the 2014 European Le Mans Series and, alongside Simon Dolan and Filipe Albuquerque, won in only his second race at Imola.  One month later he then went on to stand on the top step of the LMP2 podium at the 24 Heures du Man alongside Simon Dolan and Oliver Turvey. 

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Dunlop and ACO Sign Three Year Partnership Deal for the European Le Mans Series 2015/02/05 Dunlop and ACO Sign Three Year Partnership Deal for the European Le Mans Series

Dunlop, the most successful tyre manufacturer in the 92 year history of the 24 Heures du Mans with 34 overall wins, has signed a three year deal to be the exclusive tyre supplier for the LMGTE and GTC categories in the European Le Mans Series.  The company will also continue to supply tyres to the LMP2 category for those teams that choose to use Dunlop.

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34 cars from 14 countries on a well-balanced grid 2015/02/05 34 cars from 14 countries on a well-balanced grid

The 2015 European Le Mans Series will feature an extremely solid base of 19 cars in the Le Mans Prototype categories and 15 GT cars.

While some 2014 season competitors have chosen to move up to the next level by entering the World Endurance Championship – the aim of many participants in the European series - the ELMS series continues to attract many people keen to experience the thrills and atmosphere of European endurance racing.

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A combative Thiriet by TDS Racing team for 2015! 2015/01/31 A combative Thiriet by TDS Racing team for 2015!

Team Info

Relying on its partners and drivers, the team will play its loyalty card this season. Notwithstanding, the team will have a different chassis supplier!

The TDS Racing team started in Endurance in 2011 with the Oreca Group. This association did not take long before winning six races (including 2002 Petit Le Mans), two European Le Mans Series titles in 2012, a vice champion title in 2013 as well as the 2nd place in LM P2 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2012!


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Krohn Racing Announces Oswaldo Negri to Join Tracy Krohn and Nic Jonsson 2015/01/30 Krohn Racing Announces Oswaldo Negri to Join Tracy Krohn and Nic Jonsson

Team Info

Houston, Texas - Krohn Racing announced today that Oswaldo (Ozz) Negri, Jr. will join the driver lineup of Tracy W. Krohn and Nic Jonsson for the European Le Mans Series (ELMS), subject to gaining an entry. The official entry list for the ELMS, the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the 24 Hours of Le Mans will be announced in one week, on February 5, 2015.

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Thiriet by TDS Racing has chosen the ORECA 05 for an ambitious programme ! 2015/01/30 Thiriet by TDS Racing has chosen the ORECA 05 for an ambitious programme !

Team Info

Thiriet by TDS Racing, one of the leading endurance teams in the LM P2 class, comes back to ORECA ! Indeed, the team founded by Xavier Combet and Jacques Morella has chosen the new ORECA 05 LM P2 for the 2015 season.

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LM P3 The 2015 season looks very promising! 2015/01/23 LM P3 The 2015 season looks very promising! ACO Press Release - The 2015 Le Mans endurance season will see the introduction of the new category of cars created by the ACO: the LM P3s (Le Mans prototype 3). Vincent Beaumesnil, the ACO Sport Manager, gives a progress report on the situation in LM P3, the first of which will soon have their first shakedown.  Read more >>

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Greg Murphy Protoypes (Oreca): 2014/12/20 Greg Murphy Protoypes (Oreca): "Proceed in the ELMS in 2015!" The head of the Irish team, Murphy Prototypes, has had a trying season - in the European Le Mans Series as well as at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. He reflects on his team's woes and is already planning 2015. Read more >>

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Sir Chris Hoy accelerates along the road to Le Mans with Nissan 2014/12/12 Sir Chris Hoy accelerates along the road to Le Mans with Nissan

Team release

Olympic legend and Nissan brand ambassador will be tested on track at Le Mans in 2015

Hoy will compete in a Le Mans style prototype racing car in the prestigious 2015 European Le Mans Series

Unique two-way relationship will see Sir Chris help Nissan #UniteAndExcite fans behind Rio 2016 athletes

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Greaves Motorsport signs Bradley Smith and enters 2015 ELMS in LM P3 2014/12/04 Greaves Motorsport signs Bradley Smith and enters 2015 ELMS in LM P3

Team Release

Greaves Motorsport is pleased to announce that it has signed Bradley Smith, the 2014 Radical European Masters Champion. He will drive for the team in the 2015 European Le Mans Series racing in the new LM P3 class.

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ELMS Regulations Evolve for 2015 Season 2014/11/20 ELMS Regulations Evolve for 2015 Season

With the arrival of the new LMP3 category in the European Le Mans Series next year, the regulations with regards to driver crew categorisations, minimum and maximum driving times, pitstop times and refuelling rigs have been clarified. 

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FIA releases updated driver categorisation list for 2015 2014/11/13 FIA releases updated driver categorisation list for 2015 The FIA Driver Categorisation is the basis for all FIA Championships that use a driver ‘rating' system such as the World Endurance Championship, and it can be adopted by any series.  Drivers are rated as Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze. Read more >>

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2014 ELMS – Re-launched European Le Mans Series in strong shape 2014/11/10 2014 ELMS – Re-launched European Le Mans Series in strong shape

2013 the European Le Mans Series was re-launched under new management; the 2014 season provided confirmation that the revival has not only offered stability but also that the teams and drivers are fully behind it. 

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Five Race 2015 Provisional Calendar Unveiled 2014/10/18 Five Race 2015 Provisional Calendar Unveiled

- Five events on the same circuits as 2014 – UK, Italy, Austria, France and Portugal

- All events at same time of year as 2014 to build awareness of the events

- 4 Hour Race / 2 day event format retained

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ELMS Returns to Paul Ricard for Official Collective Test in 2015 2014/09/15 ELMS Returns to Paul Ricard for Official Collective Test in 2015

The 2014 European Le Mans Series is approaching a dramatic climax with all three championships to be decided at Estoril next month.  However the organisation team is already working on the planning for 2015.

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