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13 May. 2022 • 20:03
New batch of informations, coming from Imola and Paul-Ricard...
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  • ELMS - At the 4 Hours of Imola, the Bronze Test was dominated by Salih Yoluc. The Turkish driver, who completed a lap in 1'35''334 at the wheel of the n°34 Oreca 07 of Racing Team Turkey, was 1''072 and 1''200 faster than François Perrodo (n°88 Oreca / AF Corse) and John Falb (n°47 Oreca / Algarve Pro Racing). Tom van Rompuy (No. 4 Duqueine / DKR Engineering) and Ahmad Al Harty (No. 69 Aston Martin / Oman Racing With TF Sport) were also prominent in LMP3 and GTE. 


  • Michelin Le Mans Cup - The #69 Cool Racing Ligier of Maurice Smith-Malthe Jakobsen set the fastest time in EL2 with a 1'38.358. Four other JS P320s followed, starting with the #33 Team Virage (Hodes-Rodriguez) and the #23 United Autosports (Schauerman-Boyd), which were respectively 0'113 and 0'406 off the benchmark.  In GT3, AF Corse took the lead with the #61 Forgione-Montermini Ferrari 488 GT3, ahead of the #46 Ebimotors Porsche 911 GT3 R (Busnelli-Babini) and the three GMB Motorsport Honda NSX GT3s.


  • IMSA - As Louis Delétraz is in Imola fort the ELMS, Tower Motorsport had to find a new driver for Mid-Ohio, this week-end. British driver Will Stevens will be John Farano's teammate this weekend in the #8 Oreca 07.


  • Video - Last weekend, Aston Martin posted a video on Twitter - viewable HERE - of its Valkyrie AMR Pro at Miami-Homestead, driven by Andy Priaulx. Introducing the video, a text: "F1 wasn't the only attraction in Miami last weekend... Valkyrie AMR Pro is the ultimate no-rules hyper-car." And a fan replied, "It isn't Hyper until it races Le Mans!" Well said...


  • Ferrari Challenge - Doriane Pin started the second round of the Ferrari Challenge at Paul-Ricard in the best possible way. At home, the young Frenchwoman set the best time in the tests before dominating the free practice session. 

  The news of the day from Magny-Cours will come later, so stay tuned... 


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