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13/05/2016 - 15/05/2016

ELMS - 4 Hours of Imola 2016

For the fourth consecutive year, the European Le Mans Series will return to the famous Imola circuit, renamed as Autodromo Enzo & Dino Ferrari after the death in 1988 of the ‘Commendatore'. 

Known for its very technical layout, which is difficult to conquer, its twists and turns require a superior level of driving.  The Autodromo Enzo & Dino Ferrari is one of the few European tracks where cars circulate anticlockwise.

The F1 San Marino Grand Prix took place there from 1981 to 2006 but there have been many fantastic endurance races, notably those between 250km to 1000km in distance, from three to six hours.  One Le Mans Series race, the 6 Hours of Imola, was held as part of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC) in 2011. In 2013, endurance racing returned to the Italian track and the new format proved to be a great success for the venue.  In 2014 the race looked to be in the hands of NewBlood by Morand Racing only for them to slow several laps before the finish and for victory to go to JOTA Sport. In 2015, the second race of the season saw the brand new ORECA 05 secure its very first international  race win thanks to French team Thiriet by TDS Racing, ahead of the ORECA 03R of Murphy Prototypes and the JOTA Sport Gibson 015S.

European Le Mans Series Results 2015

LMP2: Thiriet by TDS Racing - ORECA 05 Nissan n°46 - Thiriet / Badey / Gommendy

LMP3: University of Bolton - Ginetta Nissan n°7 - Garofall / Dons

LMGTE: AT Racing - Ferrari F458 Italia n°56 - Talkanitsa / Talkanitsa Jr. / Pier Guidi

GTC: AF Corse - Ferrari F458 Italia GT3 n°62 - Mastronardi / Castellacci / Hall

 

European Le Mans Series Results 2014 :

LMP2: JOTA Sport – No. 38 Zytek SN Z11 – Albuquerque/Tincknell/Dolan

LMGTE: SMP Racing – No. 72 Ferrari 458 Italia – Zlobin/Bertolini/Shaitar

GTC: Formula Racing – No. 60 Ferrari 458 Italia – Laursen/ Mac

European Le Mans Series results 2013:

LMP2: Thiriet by TDS Racing – No.1 ORECA 03-Nissan – Thiriet/Beche

LMGTE: Ram Racing – No.52 Ferrari F458 Italia – Mowlem/Griffin

LMPC: Team Endurance Challenge – No.49 FLM ORECA 09 – Chatin/Hirsch

GTC: SMP Racing – No.69 Ferrari F458 Italia GT3 – Babini/Shaitar/Ladygin

Sessions

Free Practice 1 13/05/2016 14:00 Duration : 90 min. Results

Free Practice 2 14/05/2016 09:35 Duration : 90 min. Results

Qualifying sessions 14/05/2016 13:50 Duration : 70 min. Results

Race 15/05/2016 14:00 Duration : 240 min. Results

 

Track

Via Fratelli Rosselli, 2, Imola BO, Italie

Length (Km) : 4.9

Left turns : 12

Right turns : 9

Location and contact

Phone : +39 0542 34116

Email : info@autodromoimola.it

Website : www.autodromoimola.com

Media contact :
Marcello Pollini
marcello.pollini@autodromoimola.it

Next race

Silverstone

15 April

Results 2016
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