Provisional 2017 ELMS entry list revealed

February 2, 2017
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Alexander S

  • ELMS 2017

2017 ELMS entry list has been revealed on 2nd of February, with a large entry of 36 cars on the grid, divided in three classes.

The 2017 season will see new regulations regarding the technical regulations in the LMP2 class. The aim of the new regulations is to ensure long-term success for the category with a reduction in costs and the guarantee of stable regulations. 2016 champions G-Drive Racing return with the Oreca 07, with Memo Rojas being named as the lead driver.

The LMP3 class has 16 cars on the full season entry list. Most of the teams will run the title winning Ligier JS P3-Nissan while M-Racing-YMR are entering two cars, with one being the new Norma M 30 chassis, subject to the cars being homologated in time for the first race at Silverstone. United Autosports will run two cars in effort to defend their crown.

The LMGTE grid in 2017 features seven cars of famous manufacturers. Reigning champions Beechdean AMR returned to defend their hardly won title with Andrew Howard as the lead driver.

2017 ELMS provisional entry list

LMP221DragonSpeedOreca 07 - GibsonBen Hanley/Henrik Hedman/Nicolas Lapierre
22G-Drive RacingOreca 07 - GibsonMemo Rojas/TBA/TBA
23Panis Barthez CompetitionLigier JSP217 - Gibson Fabien Barthez/Timothe Buret/TBA
25Algarve Pro RacingLigier JSP217 - Gibson Andrea Roda/TBA/TBA
27SMP RacingDallara P217 - GibsonMikhail Aleshin/TBA/TBA
28IDEC Sport RacingLigier JSP217 - Gibson Patrice Lafargue/Paul Lafargue/Olivier Pla
29Racing Team NederlandDallara P217 - Gibson Jan Lammers/Frits van Eerd/Rubens Barrichello
32United AutosportsLigier JSP217 - Gibson William Owen/Hugo de Sadeleer/TBA
34Tockwith MotorsportsLigier JSP217 - Gibson Nigel Moore/Philip Hanson
39GraffOreca 07 - Gibson James Allen/Enzo Guibbert/Paul Petit
40 GraffOreca 07 - GibsonEric Trouillet/Franck Matelli/TBA
47Cetilar Villorba CorseDallara P217 - GibsonRoberto Lacorte/Andrea Belicchi/Giorgio Sernagiotto
49High Class RacingDallara P217 - Gibson Dennis Andersen/TBA/TBA
LMP32United AutosportsLigier JS P3 - Nissan John Falb/TBA/TBA
3United AutosportsLigier JS P3 - Nissan Mark Patterson/TBA/TBA
5By Speed FactoryLigier JS P3 - Nissan Tim Muller/TBA/TBA
6360 RacingLigier JS P3 - Nissan Terrence Woodward/TBA/TBA
7Duquiene EngineeringLigier JS P3 - Nissan Antonin Borga/TBA/TBA
8Duquiene EngineeringLigier JS P3 - Nissan Maxime Pialat/TBA/TBA
9AT RacingLigier JS P3 - Nissan Alexander Talkanitsa/TBA/TBA
10Oregon TeamNorma M 30 - NissanDavide Roda/TBA/TBA
11EurointernationalLigier JS P3 - Nissan Giorgio Mondini/TBA/TBA
12EurointernationalLigier JS P3 - Nissan Andrea Dromedani/TBA/TBA
13Inter Europol CompetitionLigier JS P3 - Nissan Jakub Smiechowski/TBA/TBA
15RLR MSportLigier JS P3 - Nissan John Farano/TBA/TBA
16Panis Barthez CompetitionLigier JS P3 - Nissan Eric Debard/TBA/TBA
17UltimateLigier JS P3 - Nissan Mathieu Lahaye/TBA/TBA
18M.Racing - YMRLigier JS P3 - Nissan Alexandre Cougnaud/TBA/TBA
19M-Racing - YMRNorma M 30 - NissanYann Ehrlacher/TBA/TBA
LMGTE51Spirit of RaceFerrari F488 GTE Gianluca Roda/TBA
55Spirit of RaceFerrari F488 GTE Duncan Cameron/TBA
66JMW MotorsportFerrari F458 Italia Robert Smith/TBA
77Proton CompetitionPorsche 911 RSR (991) Christian Ried/TBA
88Proton CompetitionPorsche 911 RSR (991) Wolf Henzler/TBA
90TF SportAston Martin V8 VantageSalih Yoluc/TBA
99Beechdean AMRAston Martin V8 VantageAndrew Howard/TBA

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