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THE NEW LIGIER LM P3, THE JS P320 HITS THE TRACK

It’s ready! The Ligier JS P320, the new LM P3 from Ligier Automotive, took to the Magny-Cours circuit at the beginning of last week powered by the new Nissan V8 VK56 engine. Worthy heir to the Ligier JS P3, which has racked up an exceptional set of international results, it will be unveiled to the … Continue reading

IMSA PROTOTYPE CHALLENGE PREPARES FOR SERIES DEBUT AT BARBER MOTORSPORTS PARK

It’s impossible to handicap the pair of IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda races that will take place at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala. April 21-22. The series has never competed at Barber, but given how nimble and quick these cars are, and how the complex 2.38-mile road course rewards those two characteristics, this … Continue reading

NEW LMP3 NORMA M30 PRESENTATION

Here we are! After a great number of months of hard work in the conception of the brand new LMP3, the Norma M30 was on track last week on French race tracks Pau and Nogaro, two circuits close to the Norma Auto Concept factory in the South of France. As announced, French Endurance World Champion … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS QUICKEST AT EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES PROLOGUE

United Autosports has immediately made a positive impression in the European Le Mans Series by recording the outright fastest and third quickest LM P3 category times in the official European Le Mans Series test at Paul Ricard in Southern France (22-23 Mar). Despite embarking on its maiden ELMS season, United Autosports was consistently fast throughout … Continue reading

NISSAN’S CHAMPIONS CLAIM PRIZE DRIVE DESPITE THE LONDON FOG!

The 2015 LM P3 champions, Nissan’s Sir Chris Hoy and Charlie Robertson, are at Estoril in Portugal for their prize drive in the Greaves Motorsport Gibson-Nissan LM P2 car.  After battling through travel chaos caused by fog in the UK, Hoy made it to the Estoril track just in the nick of time for the … Continue reading

NISSAN POWERS SPORTS CAR LADDER: FROM LM P3 TO LM P1

Today’s announcement that Nissan engines will power the new LM P3 endurance racing category slots into place the final rung of the manufacturer’s sports car ladder of success. Nissan’s commitment to sports car racing is clear: a new LM P1 programme, unrivalled success with it’s LM P2 engine and today’s LM P3 news demonstrates how … Continue reading

LAWRENCE TOMLINSON CONFIRMS LMP3 INTENTIONS WITH GINETTA JUNO

Former winner at Le Mans 24 Hour and Ginetta Chairman, Lawrence Tomlinson has today made clear his intentions to return to the Le Mans Series in the newly announced LMP3 class by purchasing Juno. Tomlinson plans to use the acquisition to facilitate the manufacture of the Ginetta-Juno LMP3 prototype sports car, the Ginetta-Juno LMP3. The … Continue reading

THE AUTOMOBILE CLUB DE L’QUEST LAUNCHES A NEW PROTOTYPE CATEGORY

In order to complete the endurance racing pyramid the Automobile Club de l’Ouest announces the creation of a new sports-prototype category baptised LM P3 (Le Mans Prototype 3). In 2015, this car that opens the door to endurance racing will be eligible for the Asian Le Mans and European Le Mans Series. The aim of … Continue reading

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