General News2015/03/25 Greaves Motorsport achieves goals at the Official ELMS Test at Paul Ricard Greaves Motorsport started their 2015 season with a productive two days at the Official Test for the European Le Mans Series, held at the Circuit Paul Ricard in the Provence region of France. Read more >>
General News2015/03/25 Murphy Prototypes set fastest lap in ELMS pre-season test The official pre-season prologue at Circuit Paul Ricard ahead of this year's European Le Mans Series, saw the Murphy Prototypes team set the fastest lap time during the two days of testing, with Frenchman Nathanaël Berthon - who rejoins the team for a second season - recording a time of 1:48.155 in the very first session. Read more >>
General News2015/03/24 Oreca Fastest at Paul Ricard Bright morning sunshine gave way to rain in the afternoon for the final day of the European Le Mans Series Official Test, the final opportunity to get ready for the season opener at Silverstone on Saturday 11 April. Read more >>
General News2015/03/24 Live TV Coverage on Motors TV, BT Sport and TV2 for ELMS in 2015
The European Le Mans Series will receive more live coverage in 2015 as viewers in the UK, Denmark and across Europe will be able to watch the races live.Read more >>
General News2015/03/23 Darkness Falls as ELMS Continues the Official Test at Circuit Paul Ricard
The third and final session of day one of the ELMS Official Test at the Circuit Paul Ricard was held in the dark for two hours.Read more >>
General News2015/03/23 Greaves Motorsport take Top Spot in Second Test Session In the fading evening sunlight at the Circuit Paul Ricard the chequered flag was displayed to end the second 4-hour test session of the day with the no41 Greaves Motorsport Gibson-Nissan ... Read more >>
General News2015/03/23 ELMS Circuit Paul Ricard Session 1 day 1
With the sun high in the sky above the Circuit Paul Ricard, twenty seven cars started the first session this morning to begin the 2015 European Le Mans Series Official Test.Read more >>
General News2015/03/23 ELMS is Ready To Go for 2015 Season
Today the sun is shining at the Circuit Paul Ricard as the teams and drivers taking part in the 2015 European Le Mans Series will begin the two day Official Test, their first opportunity to directly compare their performance against their nearest rivals.Read more >>
General News2015/03/21 Dolan & Albuquerque head for official ELMS test at Paul Ricard circuit
Yelloly no longer part of JOTA Sport's 2015 plans
Simon Dolan and Filipe Albuquerque head to Southern France next week (23-24 March) hoping to clock up valuable mileage in the season opening “official test”. Dolan and Albuquerque will be on hand to drive the JOTA Sport Gibson 015S-Nissan having already tested at Estoril (twice) and Aragón this year.Read more >>
General News2015/03/21 Greaves Motorsport announces long-term partnership with Kairos Technologies
Greaves Motorsport is pleased to announce a long-term partnership with Kairos Technologies, they will be the PR and marketing partner to the team and will provide other non-racing services as necessary.Read more >>
General News2015/03/19 ELMS Champions to take on the World
The European Le Mans Series has long been recognised as important in the development in the careers of teams and drivers wishing to compete at the top of endurance racing, either in the World Endurance Championship or at the 24 Heures du Mans.Read more >>
General News2015/03/17 Do you remember ?
“Pick the 2014 ELMS Winners and be Our Guest in 2015”
After the 4 Hours of Paul Ricard last September the race to the title in each of the three classes in the 2014 European Le Mans Series was very close and it was hard to predict who would be crowned overall 2014 champion after the final 4-hour encounter race on the sweeps and turns of Estoril in Portugal.Read more >>
General News2015/03/16 ELMS 2015 - Regulation Part IV - Driver categorisation
The season is about to start and the official test session will take place at the Circuit Paul Ricard, March 23rd and 24th. Here is another point of the ELMS regulation, which concerns the way drivers are lined up together in one team.Read more >>
General News2015/03/12 Cracking start to 2015 Season with 35 Cars entered for the 4 Hours of Silverstone
The five round 2015 European Le Mans Series will get underway at Silverstone, the undisputed Home of British Motorsport, with a 4-hour race on the full Grand Prix circuit. Thirty five cars across four classes are due to line up on the grid for the season opener on Saturday 11 April, with British teams and drivers well represented for their home race.Read more >>
General News2015/03/11 ELMS in Front of Paul Ricard Media With less than two weeks before the ELMS Official Test on March 23/24, the Circuit Paul Ricard held a press conference today for the French media to outline the events that will be taking place at the 5.8km circuit this year. Read more >>
General News2015/03/10 The 2015 ELMS calendar and circuit presentation
With five of the top race circuits in Europe on the calendar and a compact two day race weekend format, the European Le Mans Series provides the teams and drivers with the maximum amount of track time and plenty of entertainment for the thousands of spectators that attend the events. The 2015 ELMS will certainly provide something for everyone this season.Read more >>
General News2015/03/04 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.Read more >>
General News2015/03/04 Single-seater driver Yelloly to complete JOTA Sport's ELMS driver line up
Young Briton excited about maiden sportscar season including making Le Mans debutNick 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 >>
General News2015/03/03 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.Read more >>
General News2015/02/27 ELMS 2015 - Regulation Part II - Points & Awards
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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General News2015/02/24 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'.Read more >>
General News2015/02/24 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.Read more >>
General News2015/02/23 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.Read more >>
General News2015/02/12 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.
General News2015/02/05 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.Read more >>
General News2015/02/05 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.Read more >>
General News2015/01/31 A combative Thiriet by TDS Racing team for 2015!
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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General News2015/01/30 Krohn Racing Announces Oswaldo Negri to Join Tracy Krohn and Nic Jonsson
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.Read more >>
General News2015/01/30 Thiriet by TDS Racing has chosen the ORECA 05 for an ambitious programme !
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.
General News2015/01/23 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 >>
General News2014/12/20 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 >>
General News2014/12/12 Sir Chris Hoy accelerates along the road to Le Mans with Nissan
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 athletesRead more >>
General News2014/12/04 Greaves Motorsport signs Bradley Smith and enters 2015 ELMS in LM P3
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.Read more >>
General News2014/11/20 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.Read more >>
General News2014/11/13 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 >>
General News2014/11/10 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.Read more >>
General News2014/10/18 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 retainedRead more >>
General News2014/09/15 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.
34 cars on the 2015 grid : 12 LMP2, 7 LMP3, 9 LMGTE, 6 GTC
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