elms News and Analysis
Prema remains a colossus in single-seaters, but the serial Formula 2 and Formula 3 title-winning squad has joined forces with top GT squad Iron Lynx for an attack on sportscars in the World Endurance Championship and European Le Mans Series. Ahead of its debut at the Le Mans 24 Hours, its sights are firmly fixed on LMP2 glory – and a future in Hypercars next year...
Ex-Formula 1 driver Nelson Piquet Jr will return to LMP2 competition next year after signing a deal to contest the 2023 European Le Mans Series with United Autosports.
Yifei Ye came within one lap of winning the LMP2 class on his Le Mans 24 Hours debut last year, and his eye-catching 2021 has gained Porsche’s interest. With the German manufacturer preparing for a return to the top tier, the Chinese youngster is on the path to join it
Juan Manuel Correa has been ruled out of the opening round of the European Le Mans Series in France after suffering a stress fracture in his left foot.
A full 62-car entry for the Le Mans 24 Hours World Endurance Championship round in June has been released.
Russian entrant G-Drive Racing appears to have withdrawn from this year’s World Endurance Championship and the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Former Rebellion Racing LMP1 driver Thomas Laurent will return to action in 2022 after a year on the sidelines, joining Muhlner Motorsport in the European Le Mans Series.
Prema Powerteam has announced a one-car LMP2 entry into the European Le Mans Series in 2022, signing Juan Manuel Correa as its first driver.
New Porsche driver Yifei Ye will defend his European Le Mans Series title with the Swiss Cool Racing squad.
Formula 2 race winner Jack Aitken will make his prototype racing debut in the European Le Mans Series this year, joining the TF Sport-run Racing Team Turkey in LMP2.
Haas Formula 1 reserve driver Pietro Fittipaldi will contest his first full season of sportscars in the European Le Mans Series this year with the Inter Europol LMP2 squad.
Tom Kristensen is the most successful driver in the history of Le Mans 24 hours with nine outright victories. Since retiring from racing, he's been President of the FIA Drivers Commission. From that platform, he's running for the role of FIA Deputy President for Sport in December's election, alongside the current holder of that role, Graham Stoker, who's bidding to become President.
Le Mans 24 Hours LMP2 star Yifei Ye has landed a manufacturer contract with Porsche's Asia arm aimed at securing him a drive in the German marque's forthcoming LMDh prototype.
Phil Hanson, Tom Gamble and Jonathan Aberdein won a tactical race for United Autosports in the European Le Mans Series season finale at Portimao.
From missing out on a promising seat in sportscars when his budget fell through, Aston Martin Formula 1 team sim driver Nick Yelloly is now a fully-fledged professional in GTs. The BMW factory ace faced career oblivion at the start of 2016, but says he wouldn't change anything about his racing journey so far
Panis Racing took its maiden European Le Mans Series victory at Monza as Will Stevens, Julien Canal and James Allen headed United Autosports after four hours of racing.
The introduction of the next generation of LMP2 prototype has been delayed by one year until the beginning of 2024.
G-Drive Racing took an emphatic victory in the European Le Mans Series race at Paul Ricard, as Roman Rusinov, Nyck de Vries and Franco Colapinto ended Team WRT's unbeaten run.
Ex-Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica has hailed the preparation done by his WRT team after scoring his first LMP2 victory in Sunday's European Le Mans Series opener at Barcelona.
Pietro Fittipaldi, grandson of two-time Formula 1 world champion Emerson Fittipaldi, will return to prototype racing in this year's European Le Mans Series with the G-Drive Racing LMP2 squad.