jeudi 18 août 2016

Eight GTE cars at the 4 Hours of Paul Ricard


The fourth round of the 2016 European Le Mans Series will be held at the Paul Ricard circuit. A total of thirty-nine cars will enter the four-hour event, eight of wich are GTE cars.

Ferrari will be represented by five 458 Italias. New GTE leaders in the ELMS from AT Racing will field their all-black #56 Ferrari 458 Italia for Alexander Talkanitsa Sr, Alexander Talkanitsa Jr. and Ferrari factory driver Davide Rigon. JMW Motorsport, the Red Bull Ring winners will have the #66 Ferrari 458 Italia (Smith-Butcher-Bertolini).

AF Corse will field two cars with the #51 Ferrari 458 Italia (Perazzini-Cioci-Aguas) and the sister #55 machine (Cameron-Griffin-Scott). Danish squad Formula Racing will be in France with the #60 Ferrari 458 Italia (Laursen-Mac). Christina Nielsen will miss the Paul Ricard round, the ELMS clashing with IMSA at Virginia.

At Porsche, Proton Competition will field two cars, the #77 Porsche (Hedlund-Seefried-Henzler) and the #88 911 RSR (Roda-Ried). The Aston Martin brand will have a single car effort with the #99 Aston Martin Vantage GTE from Beechdean AMR (Howard-Turner-MacDowall).

Paul Ricard Entry List

Photo: JMW Motorsport