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VILLORBA CORSE AND LACORTE - SERNAGIOTTO AT GREAT FINAL ELMS IN ESTORIL

After the announcement of the LMP2 entry with Dallara in 2017, Italian team will end the season in Portugal with Lacorte / Sernagiotto on their Ligier JS P3 Nissan. Villorba Corse will also line up a Ferrari 458 for french crew Mezard / Hiesse in the Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup.


LMP2 entry with Dallara in 2017 still echoes, but Scuderia Villorba Corse is set and very much concentrated on the 2016 European Le Mans Series grand finale in Portugal. The event will be held at the Estoril racing circuit from October 21 to 23, when Roberto Lacorte and Giorgio Sernagiotto will alternate on their Ligier JS P3 Nissan. After the consistent performances shown at Le Castellet and Spa, Italian squad led by Raimondo Amadio aims to end the season in style with a positive result. The 4 Hours of Estoril will feature a large 37 car grid (19 LMP3s) that promises plenty of on track action. Live coverage of the race will be on the official ELMS website at www.europeanlemansseries.com.

20 Oct 2016

VILLORBA CORSE AND MASERATI TAKE PART IN THE FINAL GT4

Italian team to take part in the final and crucial round at Zandvoort with Pro-class crew Anselmi / Zamparini and Polish Am-class pair formed by Chodzen father and son.

2016. Scuderia Villorba Corse is ready to take part in the final and crucial round of the Competition102 GT4 European Series with two Maserati GranTurismo MC. The championship showdown will be held in the Netherlands at Zandvoort from October 7 to 9. On this occasion the team led by Raimondo Amadio has a chance to fight for a final podium position in the standings with Luca Anselmi, who is battling also in the drivers' standings, and Patrick Zamparini, the Italian crew that clinched one victory and two pole positions during last round at the Hungaroring. “Finalraces” at Zandvoort are announced to be a very demanding racing weekend for them, who will share the #90 Maserati for the second time. Also the Am-class line-up remains the same with Polish Piotr and his son Antoni Chodzen together again. Track action starts on Friday with a 60-minute free practice session at 14h30. After a second practice session on Saturday, at 10h30, the team will qualify from 14h50 that same day. The two races will be held on Sunday, October 9. Race-1 will start at 10h00 while the race-2 at 15h00. Both races will be shown live at www.gt4series.com/live .

Team Principal Amadio says: “Zandvoort will not be an easy weekend as the Dutch circuit is tricky and very difficult but we are determined to get the best possible result to be able to end our first GT4 season as one of the top team of the category. With no doubt 2016 is a positive season that allowed us to start a new and very interesting adventure as the Competition102 GT4 European Series. We are really pleased with the collaboration with Maserati and we are already working at the 2017 programme”.

Competition102 GT4 European Series 2016 calendar: Apr. 24 Monza (ITA); May 15 Pau (FRA); June 12 Silverstone (GBR); July 10 Spa (BEL); Sept. 24 Budapest (HUN); Oct. 9 Zandvoort (NED).

06 Oct 2016

VILLORBA CORSE JUMP TO LMP2 WITH THE NEW DALLARA

In 2017 the Italian team will debut in the top category of ELMS with Roberto Lacorte on the new prototype upgrading its endurance racing programme and the “Road to Le Mans” project.

In 2017 Scuderia Villorba Corse will boost its endurance racing programme moving from LMP3 to LMP2 category, where the Italian team will line up the new Dallara prototype. Collaborating with the famous Italian car manufacturer represents a crucial step for the “Road to Le Mans” project inaugurated by Villorba Corse in 2015. Still involved in 2016 European Le Mans Series, Roberto Lacorte, the mind of this project, will be one of the drivers competing in the championship also in 2017, this time in the top class. The names of the other two drivers involved in this LMP2 campaign will be announced soon.

04 Oct 2016

VILLORBA CORSE AND MASERATI AT THE EUROPEAN GT4 AT THE HUNGARORING

After a long summer break, on September 23-25 Italian team will take part in the fifth round of the SRO-promoted championship with Pro-class crew Anselmi / Zamparini, who will race together for the first time, and Polish Am-class pair formed by Chodzen father and son.

After a long summer break, the Competition102 GT4 European Series resumes this week with round five of the season in Hungary where Scuderia Villorba Corse is ready to fight back with their Maserati GranTurismo MC again. Still among the top drivers in the standings, where he is fighting for the overall podium, for the first time Monza race-1 winner Luca Anselmi will share the #90 Maserati with Patrick Zamparini, who also won at Monza but in the Am category. So Villorba Corse will line up a brand new crew to fight in the Pro class while the second one remains unchanged and it is formed by Polish Piotr and his son Antoni Chodzen. For the first time, the Hungaroring will host a round of the championship and 27 cars have been entered for the two 50-minute races at the circuit in Mogyoród, near Budapest. The weekend will kick off on Friday, September 23, with two one-hour free practice sessions. The first session will start at 11:00, with a second session scheduled for 15:40. Qualifying for the two races will take place on Saturday morning at 9:40. The first race will start at 17:45 that same day; the second race will take place on Sunday morning at 9:30. Both races will be shown live at www.gt4series.com/live .

Team Principal Amadio says: “The season comes alive with the final rush at Budapest this weekend and at Zandvoort in October. Still one hundred points are to be assigned so the championship is wide open. We believe that the new Anselmi / Zamparini crew can be competitive and able to clinch an useful result. It will be very important not to make mistakes and to try to score as many points as possible already from race-1”.

Competition102 GT4 European Series 2016 calendar: Apr. 24 Monza (ITA); May 15 Pau (FRA); June 12 Silverstone (GBR); July 10 Spa (BEL); Sept. 24 Budapest (HUN); Oct. 9 Zandvoort (NED).

21 Sep 2016

VILLORBA CORSE DEBUT WITH LACORTE - SERNAGIOTTO TO SPA

After many successes in GT racing, for the first time the Italian team gets to the legendary Belgian track with Lacorte / Sernagiotto and the Ligier JS P3 Nissan prototype, ready for the fifth round of the endurance series. Villorba Corse will also enter a Ferrari 458 for Mezard / Hiesse in GT3 Le Mans Cup.

Scuderia Villorba Corse heads to Belgium for the fifth and penultimate round of the 2016 European Le Mans Series from September 23 to 25 at Spa-Francorchamps. The ELMS returns to Spa for the first time since 2011 and will be one of the most fiercely contested races of the season. Italian team will continue the “Road to Le Mans” project with Roberto Lacorte and Giorgio Sernagiotto behind the wheel of their Ligier JS P3 Nissan. The squad led by Raimondo Amadio claims many successes in GT racing at Spa but next weekend they will race there for the first time with an LMP3 prototype. A challenge in the challenge that will make even more significant an already demanding round of the ELMS after the pace shown and the positive result clinched by Lacorte / Sernagiotto at Le Castellet last month. The 4 Hours of Spa will be held on Sunday 25 September at 14h00 CET and with a large grid of 41 cars (20 LMP3s) competing for top honours across the three classes of Le Mans Prototypes and GT Endurance cars. Live coverage of the race will be on the official ELMS website at www.europeanlemansseries.com. Fans in Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova and the Baltic States can see the race live on Sports TV. Motors TV will be showing a delayed live broadcast from 17h00 CET across Europe and 16h00 BST in the UK. BT Sport will also show a delayed live broadcast in the UK.
Team Principal Amadio says; “We need and want to do well at Spa. For the team this is the first experience with an LMP3 prototype on this fascinating track after the past satisfactions in GT racing so we are well aware that it won't be easy at all. Our main goal is a competitive and consistent race that can allow us to score points for the championship”.

The 4 Hours of Spa is a new addition to the ELMS calendar and the weekend also includes round five of the brand new Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup, with the 2-hour race on Saturday, September 24, when Villorba Corse will line up a Ferrari 458 for French crew formed by Cedric Mezard and Steeve Hiesse; “After the good performance at the Paul Ricard circuit - Amadio ends - we get back on track in Belgium with our 'Racing with Ferrari' programme too. As usual, Spa will be very challenging, above all for drivers, and, moreover, the balance of performance will not make things easier, but, also looking to our wins here, we can still be confident for the race”.

European Le Mans Series calendar: 16 apr. Silverstone (GBR); 15 may Imola (ITA); 17 july Spielberg (AUT); 28 aug. Le Castellet (FRA); 25 sept. Spa (BEL); 23 oct. Estoril (POR).

21 Sep 2016

VILLORBA CORSE PROTAGONIST OF THE 4 HOURS DEL PAUL RICARD IN ELMS

Italian team back in ELMS with Lacorte / Sernagiotto on the Ligier JS P3 Nissan.

Scuderia Villorba Corse gets back on track after the summer break for the fourth round of the European Le Mans Series, to be held on the Paul Ricard circuit from August 26 to 28. Italian team led by Raimondo Amadio will take part in the 4 Hours of Le Castellet with racing drivers Roberto Lacorte and Giorgio Sernagiotto behind the wheel of the Ligier JS P3 Nissan. Aiming to a positive result in the LMP3 category and working hard on performances, Italian crew tested on the French track just before the international event which will host 40 cars, 20 of them in the LMP3 class. The weekend will kick off with two 90-minute free practice sessions followed by qualifying, scheduled on Saturday at 12h50, and by the endurance race, scheduled on Sunday at 14h00.

Team Principal Amadio says; “We are back on one of our most favourite track where we worked very hard during the week. We tested for 400 kilometres collecting useful technical and setup data so we are ready to start our racing weekend. We know very well that this second part of the LMP3 season will be intensive and even more demanding”.

European Le Mans Series calendar: 16 apr. Silverstone (GBR); 15 may Imola (ITA); 17 july Spielberg (AUT); 28 aug. Le Castellet (FRA); 25 sept. Spa (BEL); 23 oct. Estoril (POR).

28 Aug 2016

VILLORBA CORSE COME BACK IN ELMS AT THE 4 HOURS OF THE RED BULL RING

Italian team to take part in the third round of the series aiming for a positive result in the LMP3 category with Lacorte / Sernagiotto / Schirò on the Ligier JS P3 Nissan: "We have to capitalize our performances".

After the non-championship commitment in the “sprint” race held in the context of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Scuderia Villorba Corse fully return in the European Le Mans Series, which represents its “real” 2016 endurance racing programme and a crucial part in the “Road to Le Mans” project. On Sunday, July 17 Italian team led by Raimondo Amadio will take part in the 4 Hours of the Red Bull Ring, Austria, third round of the championship, with the Ligier JS P3 Nissan. Hunting for a positive result in the LMP3 category there will be the crew formed by Roberto Lacorte, Giorgio Sernagiotto and Niccolò Schirò. The latter will drive a prototype at the Austrian track for the first time, while Lacorte / Sernagiotto finished on podium last year. With 38 cars entered (19 LMP3!), the weekend will kick off with two 90-minute free practice sessions followed by qualifying, scheduled on Saturday at 12h10, and by the race, scheduled on Sunday at 14h00.

Team Principal Amadio says; “After the emotions felt in the context of the 24 Hours and in the wake of the good performance shown we get back to our 'Road to Le Mans' project in a crucial and very demanding ELMS round where we need to fight back. We have to capitalize our performances as, despite we were not able to score championship points, they were really good both at Silverstone and Imola. Teamwork is going very well, in Le Mans the car was very good and in last year's race we clinched a great podium here. That should give us motivation and confidence”.

European Le Mans Series calendar: 16 apr. Silverstone (GBR); 15 may Imola (ITA); 17 july Spielberg (AUT); 28 aug. Le Castellet (FRA); 25 sept. Spa (BEL); 23 oct. Estoril (POR).

15 Jul 2016

VILLORBA CORSE AND THE MASERATI COME BACK IN THE EUROPEAN GT4 TO SPA

Italian team takes part in the fourth round of the SRO-promoted championship with Pro-class crew Anselmi/Blanchemain and Polish Am-class pair formed by Chodzen/Chodzen.


Scuderia Villorba Corse enters round four of the Competition102 GT4 European Series that will take place at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium. Their Maserati GranTurismo MC are ready for the very demanding and full of adrenaline two-day event of the international championship promoted by SRO Motorsports Group, scheduled on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 of July. The squad led by Raimondo Amadio gets back in the series with Luca Anselmi confirmed on the #190 Maserati. Monza race-1 winner alongside Giorgio Sernagiotto, in Belgium the 25 year old Italian driver will share the car with Michael Blanchemain, French driver who claims a participation in the classic Spa 24 Hours, while the second Villorba Corse crew remains unchanged for Polish pair formed by Piotr and Antoni Chodzen, at the moment sixth in the Am-class standings. A total of 29 GT4 cars are expected to take part in the fourth round of the Competition102 GT4 European Series at Spa (plus 32 cars from the British GT Championship). The two-hour race starts at 12:35hrs local time on Saturday 9 July. As usual, live timing and comments are available on www.gt4series.com/live.

07 Jul 2016

VILLORBA CORSE TAKE THE "ROAD TO LE MANS" WITH LACORTE - SERNAGIOTTO

Just before the famous 24 Hours, Italian team enters their regular ELMS crew on Ginetta-Nissan LMP3 and also Mezard / Hiesse on Ferrari 458 in this special GT3 Le Mans Cup race.

Relevant step forward of their “Road to Le Mans” project for Scuderia Villorba Corse and racing drivers Roberto Lacorte and Giorgio Sernagiotto. Fully committed on their second European Le Mans Series season, Italian team and their crew will race on the French legendary 13.6 kilometers circuit for the first time in a non-championship event to be held a few hours before the famous 24 Hours. The event was named “Road to Le Mans” by ACO Le Mans organizers as well and it represents a big opportunity for Lacorte / Sernagiotto, who will be back on track at the wheel of the Villorba Corse Ligier JS P3 Nissan. In fact the race will host LMP3 class prototypes and GT3-spec cars as it is valid as the second 2016 GT3 Le Mans Cup round. So the team led by Raimondo Amadio will also line up the Ferrari 458 GT3 of French crew formed by Cedric Mezard and Steeve Hiesse.

15 Jun 2016

VILLORBA CORSE FLIGHT TO SILVERSTONE FOR THE EUROPEAN GT4

In the third round of the international championship promoted by SRO, Italian team will line up three Maserati GranTurismo MC for Anselmi / Sernagiotto and two Polish crews.

Scuderia Villorba Corse and their Maserati GranTurismo MC get back on track for the third round of the 2016 Competition102 GT4 European Series to be held at the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit on June 11-12. English racing weekend is about to host a special round of the international championship promoted by SRO Motorsports Group consisting of a three-hour endurance race instead of two “sprint” races. After their winning debut in race-1 at Monza, Villorba Corse will line up 25 years old Luca Anselmi, who raced alone in Pau, together with team's regular driver Giorgio Sernagiotto in the Pro class again. Confirming its role of partner and reference team of the House of the Trident, Italian team will also enter two Am crews, both Polish: one formed by Piotr Chodzen and his son Antoni and the other with newcomers Lukasz Kreski and Lukasz Habaj. After Saturday's free practice and qualifying sessions, on Sunday, June 12 lights for the three-hour race will go out at 12:50hrs with live streaming on www.gt4series.com.

08 Jun 2016

STARTS AGAIN FROM 4 HOURS OF IMOLA THE 2016 ELMS OF VILLORBA CORSE

Following Silverstone's retirement, on May 15 the Italian team is ready to take revenge in their home round with Lacorte / Sernagiotto / Schirò at the wheel of the Ligier-Nissan LMP3. Villorba Corse will also enter a Ferrari 458 for French crew Mezard / Hiesse in the first race of the GT3 Le Mans Cup.

Scuderia Villorba Corse makes a new start of its European Le Mans Series campaign at Imola's home round. Italian team gets back in the international endurance series for the second round of the season from May 13 to 15. Revamping their “Road to Le Mans” project, Italian drivers Roberto Lacorte, Giorgio Sernagiotto and Niccolò Schirò will share the Ligier JS P3 Nissan in the LMP3 class again. The squad led by Raimondo Amadio heads to Imola with the main goal to score the first points of the season and to take revenge after their unlucky 2016 debut at Silverstone last month. While fighting for a podium position, they had to stop for a technical issue. No less than 42 sportscars, with 20 LMP3s, are expected to compete in Imola. The 4 Hours of Imola will start with the first 90-minute free practice session on Friday. Saturday is the day of the second practice and the qualifying session while the race is scheduled on Sunday at 14h00 local time (15h00 GMT), with live streaming coverage at www.europeanlemansseries.com.
Confirming its ever growing capability to diversify and to manage different activities, Villorba Corse will also take part in the first round of the Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup (www.gt3lemanscup.com), the brand new international GT series created by ACO Le Mans, with French drivers Cedric Mezard and Steeve Hiesse pairing in a Ferrari 458 GT3. On Saturday the qualifying session is scheduled at 11h20 and the 2-hour race at 17h00.

Team Principal Amadio says; “A really full immersion weekend for us in Imola. In the ELMS we intend to arrive well determined and willing to strike back immediately. After last week's testing session we are aware that we will face a very demanding round where we have to confirm our pace and make sure to finish the race. On the other side, GT3 Le Mans Cup is a very interesting brand new series that will reach the level of the most competitive international GT championships. Our team is very familiar with the Ferrari 458, I believe that if we plan an effective strategy we will straight away be among the major contenders”.

European Le Mans Series calendar: 16 apr. Silverstone (GBR); 15 may Imola (ITA); 17 july Spielberg (AUT); 28 aug. Le Castellet (FRA); 25 sept. Spa (BEL); 23 oct. Estoril (POR).
Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup calendar: 14 may Imola (ITA); 18 june Le Mans (FRA) 16 july Spielberg (AUT); 27 aug. Le Castellet (FRA); 24 sept. Spa (BEL); 22 oct. Estoril (POR).

12 May 2016

VILLORBA CORSE IN THE MICHELIN GT3 LE MANS CUP ON FERRARI

Italian team unveils their “Racing with Ferrari” programme which marks the beginning of another challenge in the new international championship starting from Imola with one 458 for a French crew.

Scuderia Villorba Corse announces their “Racing with Ferrari” programme for the 2016 season. Italian team will take part in the Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup starting from the opening round to be held at Imola on May 14. In the six rounds of this brand new international series, created by ACO Le Mans and reserved exclusively for GT3 cars and primarily for amateur drivers, the squad led by Raimondo Amadio will line up a French pair formed by Cedric Mezard and Steeve Hiesse. Alongside their commitment at the wheel of a Ferrari 458 GT3 starting from Imola, Villorba Corse's internal division for sports clients is working to bring a second car in the championship.

Team Principal Raimondo Amadio says: “Our partnership with Ferrari has been playing a crucial role in the Villorba Corse activities for many years. In 2016 it will be focused on the Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup, a very interesting championship with a well-organized calendar, including Le Mans. We already know Mezard and Hiesse, we can get significant results with them and we want a second car in the championship as soon as possible”.

Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup calendar: 14 may Imola (ITA); 18 june Le Mans (FRA) 16 july Spielberg (AUT); 27 aug. Le Castellet (FRA); 24 sept. Spa (BEL); 22 oct. Estoril (POR).

02 May 2016

GRAT START FOR VILLORBA CORSE WITH MASERATI IN MONZA

Italian team marked the debut of their racing programme with three cars of the House of the Trident with one overall win for Anselmi / Sernagiotto and two Am podiums for Fogliani / Zamparini in the first round of the Competition102 GT4 European Series.

Scuderia Villorba Corse scored the overall win and the Am first place on Saturday's race-1 and clinched another Am podium on Sunday's race-2 in the first round of the Competition102 GT4 European Series held in Monza on April 23-24. To the Italian team led by Raimondo Amadio this was the best and strong way to start their “Maserati Squadra Clienti” racing programme and their co-operation with the House of the Trident. Villorba Corse #90 Maserati Gran Turismo MC won race-1 with Luca Anselmi / Giorgio Sernagiotto, while the #77 car was scoring a win in class in the Am category with Alessandro Fogliani / Patrick Zamparini. Fogliani /Zamparini also finished third in class in the second race of the weekend. Still in the Am category, fourth and sixth in race-1 and race-2 respectively managed to finish the #50 Maserati of Polish drivers Piotr and Andri Chodzen.

Team Principal Amadio says: “Our double win on Saturday and the race-2 results represent a team achievement which crowns our long winter work. To Villorba Corse a great reward comes from being the first team to claim the first victory and to put the seal of Maserati in the return of such an important brand in the GT competitions, among other things at the debut of this new adventure together. Now we will have to keep on working hard to be competitive for next race at Pau”.

Competition102 GT4 European Series 2016 calendar: Apr. 24 Monza (ITA); May 15 Pau (FRA); June 12 Silverstone (GBR); July 10 Spa (BEL); Sept. 24 Budapest (HUN); Oct. 9 Zandvoort (NED).

24 Apr 2016

VILLORBA CORSE AT THE START OF THE EUROPEAN GT4 WITH THREE MASERATI IN MONZA

Under the aegis of the House of the Trident, at Monza the Italian team will line up Anselmi/Sernagiotto, Fogliani/Zamparini and Chodzen/Chodzen for the first round of the championship promoted by SRO.

Scuderia Villorba Corse is set to start a brand new racing programme taking part in the Competition102 GT4 European Series. In the first 2016 round of the international championship promoted by SRO Motorsports Group, to be held next weekend at Monza, Italian team will line up three Maserati GranTurismo MCs in GT4-specs, becoming partner and reference team of the House of the Trident. Under the aegis of Maserati, the squad led by Raimondo Amadio will make its debut in this new adventure with one crew in the Pro category, formed by 25 years old Luca Anselmi and team's regular driver Giorgio Sernagiotto, and two crews in Am division: Alessandro Fogliani / Patrick Zamparini and Polish Piotr Chodzen partnered by his son Antoni. A total of 27 GT4 cars will take part in the opening round of the Competition102 GT4 European Series at Autodromo Nazionale Monza which to Villorba Corse represents also the home round of the series. The first fifty minute-race starts at 13:55 hr on Saturday 23 April. The lights for the second race will go out at 11:15 hr on Sunday 24 April. Both races will be streamed live on www.gt4series.com.

Team Principal Amadio says: “We are proud to represent such a prestigious brand as Maserati. We strongly believe in this GT4 European Series on a medium and long term. We worked hard all winter long and starting from Monza with three cars is the evidence. We hope in a positive racing weekend and our home round can be an extra help but we will see our real value only at the end of the action”.

Competition102 GT4 European Series 2016 calendar: Apr. 24 Monza (ITA); May 15 Pau (FRA); June 12 Silverstone (GBR); July 10 Spa (BEL); Sept. 24 Budapest (HUN); Oct. 9 Zandvoort (NED).

19 Apr 2016

VILLORBA CORSE AT THE LAUNCH OF THE 2016 ELMS TO THE 4 HOURS OF SILVERSTONE

Italian team ready for the first round of the European Le Mans Series with Lacorte / Sernagiotto / Schirò battling in the LMP3 class behind the wheel of their new Ligier JS P3 Nissan.

Scuderia Villorba Corse will take part in the first round of the 2016 European Le Mans Series which gets underway on Saturday, April 16 at the home of British motorsport Silverstone. The first of six 4-hour races that will decide who will be crowned European Le Mans Series champion will be held on the full 5.9km Grand Prix circuit in Northamptonshire and has attracted 45 cars from all over the world. Twenty of them are LMP3 prototypes; among these there is the new Ligier JS P3 Nissan that Villorba Corse will line up with an entirely Italian crew formed by Roberto Lacorte, Giorgio Sernagiotto, both confirming their “Road to Le Mans” racing project from last year, and new-entry Niccolò Schirò, the 22 year old driver from Milan who will make his racing debut at the wheel of a sportscar after two brilliant GT seasons with the team led by Raimondo Amadio.
Team Principal Amadio comments ahead of this first racing weekend of 2016; “For us Silverstone will open a season full of both news and confirmations. We are expecting a very demanding weekend. Being consistent from the first practice session is our main goal. LMP3 class of the 2016 ELMS is one of the most competitive championships of them all, so this year being among the strongest crews will be crucial. We are very pleased to be one of the two teams from last season. We are confirming that the decision to believe in the LMP3 project was strategically wise and far-sighted”.

Lacorte says; “After a deep work, started as soon as we finished the last race of last season, we are about to open the first round of 2016 on a track so beautiful as challenging. We are aware that, combining all our capabilities without losing our head, at Silverstone we will be able to collect some valuable points”.
Sernagiotto adds; “Silverstone is one of the major motorsport temples, here many of my heroes have raced and won. I am proud to be at the start of such an important event! Our team is ready and Le Castellet official tests gave us confidence but only the track will tell us our real potential. In theory, crew and team are competitive. I'm looking forward to fight!”.
Schirò ends; “There is no waiting anymore! I am confident for the season and I hope we can fight for something good right from the start. From my side, Silverstone is the best circuit to get started; it is a perfect track to learn the prototype at all stages (fast, medium, slow). Also it has such a history and charm that can motivate you even more”.

The 4 Hours of Silverstone will take place on Friday 15, with two 90-minute free practice sessions, and Saturday 16 April with one morning qualifying session followed by the race at 14h30 local time (15h30 CET). As well as live and uninterrupted coverage on the official ELMS website at www.europeanlemansseries.com on Saturday, the four hour race will be broadcast by Motors TV (live coverage will be available in the UK from 14h15 and in France and the rest of Europe from 15h15 CET) and several TV channels throughout Europe and worldwide (British fans will also be able to see the race live on BT Sport 2 from 13h30).

European Le Mans Series calendar: 16 apr. Silverstone (GBR); 15 may Imola (ITA); 17 july Spielberg (AUT); 28 aug. Le Castellet (FRA); 25 sept. Spa (BEL); 23 oct. Estoril (POR).

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