The day into night four hours of Barcelona saw strong performances by both Nielson Racing entered LMP3 cars with P4 for Tony Wells and Colin Noble and a season best P6 for the sister car driven by James Littlejohn and series debutant Nick Adcock, who was substituting for the Nobuya Yamanaka who was unable to compete due to business commitments in Japan.
EARLE SECURES THIRD BLANCPAIN GT SPORTS CLUB IRON CUP TITLE AT SPA, AS REMENYAKO DOMINATES FOR MAIDEN VICTORY
Kessel Racing’s Stephen Earle became a three-time Blancpain GT Sports Club Iron Cup champion at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, as GetSpeed Performance’s Denis Remenyako earned a maiden series victory after dominating the second race in Belgium.
RLR MSport secured seventh place with LMP3 trio Christian Olsen, Martin Rich and Martin Vedel Mortensen when the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) raced into the night at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya (19-20 July).
Oregon Team faced another tough weekend, despite an evident potential and a team/drivers/car package which – on paper – is a winning one. The 4 Hours of Barcelona, the third out of six rounds for the 2019 European Le Mans Series, gave little satisfaction to the Italian squad which placed its Norma M30 racecar 10th in the LMP3 class.
United Autosports celebrated its 300th race in great style when Garett Grist/Tommy Erdos/Wayne Boyd recorded the Anglo-American team’s 154th podium finish in the team’s 10-year history in Spain last night. Competing in the third round of the European Le Mans Series, Grist/Erdos/Boyd scored a well-deserved LMP3 third place at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, the four-hour race run in the evening for the very first time in the championship’s history.
Four Ferrari crews occupied the first four places in the LMGTE class at the close of the 4 Hours of Barcelona. A noteworthy final balance sheet for the third round of the European Le Mans Series, held today in Spain, which for the first time in its history, was played out under artificial light. The spoils, for the second time this season, went to the 488 GTE crew of Luzich Racing with Alessandro Pier Guidi, Fabien Lavergne and Nicklas Nielsen who, thanks to today’s result, become the new overall leaders.