March 4, 2021

Deletraz joins WRT, Kubica for 2021 ELMS season

Swiss driver Deletraz will partner ex-Formula 1 racer Kubica and Chinese driver Ye Yifei, sharing WRT’s solo Oreca 07 for the new campaign.Kubica was previously named by WRT upon the publication of the ELMS entry list last month.WRT team boss Vincent Vosse said of the line-up: “Once again, we have combined talent, youth and experience to compose a line-up.”What really …Keep reading …

Laurent scrambling for seat after late Alpine snub

The French driver concedes that a return to the WEC, where he has raced since 2017, is now unlikely and says his primary focus is on securing a seat in the European Le Mans Series and the Le Mans 24 Hours.Laurent was part of the Signatech Alpine squad in LMP2 for the 2019/20 WEC campaign, but was informed early last month that his services wouldn’t be required for the team’s step up to the …Keep reading …

Kubica, WRT headline 43-car ELMS entry list

Ex-Formula 1 racer Kubica was the only driver listed for WRT’s sole Oreca entry for the 2021 ELMS campaign, which is one of 16 cars entered in the top LMP2 division.The Polish driver made his LMP2 bow in last month’s Rolex 24 at Daytona with the High Class Racing squad, and during that weekend he made clear his ambitions to pursue opportunities in prototypes instead of returning to the DTM for …Keep reading …

Ex-BMW racer Aberdein switches to ELMS with United

Aberdein, 22, makes the switch to sportscar racing full-time following two seasons in the DTM, one for the WRT Audi team and one as a factory BMW driver.The South African will partner reigning ELMS LMP2 champion Phil Hanson and Tom Gamble, last year’s LMP3 title-winner, in United’s #22 Oreca 07 entry.Driving the sister #32 entry will be Job van Uitert, Manuel Maldonado – the cousin of …Keep reading …

Ex-BMW racer Aberdein switches to ELMS with United

Aberdein, 22, makes the switch to sportscar racing full-time following two seasons in the DTM, one for the WRT Audi team and one as a factory BMW driver.The South African will partner reigning ELMS LMP2 champion Phil Hanson and Tom Gamble, last year’s LMP3 title-winner, in United’s #22 Oreca 07 entry.Driving the sister #32 entry will be Job van Uitert, Manuel Maldonado – the cousin of …Keep reading …

DragonSpeed reveals revised plans for IndyCar, IMSA, ELMS

Julian’s team impressed and won the hearts of NTT IndyCar Series fans last year after its early forays in U.S. open-wheel, the highlight of which was comfortably qualifying for the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500.An expanded schedule of six races for 2020 was promised, but inevitably this has taken a huge knock due to the coronavirus pandemic lacerating and jumbling the …Keep reading …