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Five ELMS cars already selected for the 24 Hours of Le Mans

ELMS - 11/02/2019 - Sophie LIGER

The ACO has revealed today 42 of 60 cars that will compete at the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans on the 15/16 June.

Among them are the five ELMS cars that are invited following their results at the end of the 2018 season. All the other entries revealed today are the competitors taking part in the FIA WEC Super Season as well as teams invited after their results in the WeatherTech Sportscar Championship.

First of all, in LMP2, the n°26 G-Drive Racing Oreca of Roman Rusinov, the 2018 ELMS champion, will once again tackle the challenge of the 24 Hours of Le Mans alongside the n°43 RLR MSport Oreca 07 that received its invitation by winning the 2018 ELMS LMP3 title. The car will be driven by John Farano, the 2018 LMP3 champion, and Arjun Maini, who will make his debut in La Sarthe.

In LMGTE Am, three cars have been invited following their result in ELMS and also in Michelin Le Mans Cup.

The ELMS championship winning team Proton Competition will participate in the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans with the n°78 Porsche 911 RSR. JMW Motorsport, the 2018 vice-champions, have also a guaranteed entry for the n° 84 Ferrari F488, which will be driven by ELMS race winner Jonny Cocker. Finally, the n°60 Kessel Racing Ferrari has been invited as the reigning Michelin Le Mans Cup champions.

On March 1st the names of the remaining 18 entries for the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans will be revealed by the ACO.  Last year thirteen ELMS teams took part in the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans and more top ELMS teams in LMP2 and LMGTE are expected to receive an invitation to the world’s greatest endurance race next month. to discover the 42 of 60 cars of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

CLICK HERE to discover 42 of the 60 cars invited for the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans. 

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