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PHIL HANSON: 2020 LE MANS 24 HOUR PREVIEW

Phil competes at Le Mans for the fifth time. His début was in 2016, his first season in car racing after karts, contesting GT3 in the Michelin Road to Le Mans. 2017 (Tockwith) and 2018 & 2019 (United Autosports) saw Phil race in LMP2 (Ligier JS P2) with a best fourth-place finish (2019). Since August … Continue reading

HANSON AIMING FOR PERFECT “GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY” CELEBRATION

Phil Hanson aims to celebrate his 50th car race in style by conquering Sebring’s infamous bumps and record his third consecutive FIA World Endurance Championship LMP2 class win (20 Mar). The “1,000 Miles of Sebring” marks the 20-year-old Briton’s “half-century” of races after a successful two-year career in karting, Phil turning to sports-prototypes in late … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS PREPARING FOR FIRST RACE OF 2020

United Autosports are preparing for the next round of the FIA World Endurance Championship this weekend at the Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas. (22-23 February). The British team head to the USA for round five of the world championship after winning the previous race in Bahrain in December last year. The team now lie … Continue reading

HANSON NOW SECOND IN LMP2 TITLE RACE AFTER MAIDEN WEC VICTORY

Phil Hanson heads in to the New Year and the second half of his first full FIA World Endurance Championship season placed second in the LMP2 Driver’s standings after scoring his maiden WEC victory last weekend (14 Dec). The 20-year-old, along with fellow Brit Paul Di Resta plus Filipe Albuquerque (POR), dominated the 8 Hours … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS SCORE EMPHATIC MAIDEN FIA WEC VICTORY

United Autosports claimed its most prestigious victory in its 10 year racing history when Phil Hanson, Filipe Albuquerque and Paul Di Resta spectacularly won the 8 Hours of Bahrain today (14 Dec). Contesting only its seventh race with the Oreca chassis and fourth as a full FIA World Endurance Championship entrant, the British team recorded … Continue reading

PHIL HANSON AND FILIPE ALBUQUERQUE RETURN TO UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR 2020 EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES

United Autosports are pleased to confirm that Phil Hanson and Filipe Albuquerque will return to the team for the 2020 European Le Mans Series. The duo, who have been team mates since the start of the 2018 season, will race behind the wheel of the Oreca 07 once again. Since the chassis switch in July … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS RECORDS SECOND CONSECUTIVE THIRD-PLACE WEC FINISH IN DRAMATIC CHINESE RACE

United Autosports remains sixth in the LMP2 Team’s rankings but importantly closed the gap after the British team claimed its second consecutive third-place FIA World Endurance Championship race finish today (10 Nov). The #22 Oreca of Phil Hanson, Filipe Albuquerque and Paul Di Resta missed out on second place by less than five seconds in … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS CHASING FIRST FIA WEC RACE WIN IN CHINA

United Autosports are preparing for the third round of the FIA World Endurance Championship this weekend at Shanghai, China (8-10 November). Paul Di Resta returns to the team for the third round, after missing the Fuji event last month. He will rejoin Phil Hanson and Filipe Albuquerque in the #22 Oreca 07 who alongside Oliver … Continue reading

HANSON AIMING TO SIGN OFF FROM ELMS SEASON IN STYLE

Britain’s Phil Hanson is aiming to bring down the curtain on his 2019 European Le Mans Series campaign in style. The 20-year-old won the corresponding four-hour race at Portimão in Portugal for United Autosports with co-driver Filipe Abuquerque last year and is determined for further success this time around on 27 October. Hanson heads to … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS CLAIM PODIUM IN 6 HOURS OF FUJI

United Autosports scored its first podium finish in only the second round of 2019-20 FIA World Endurance Championship when the #22 Oreca of Phil Hanson, Filipe Albuquerque and Oliver Jarvis was officially classified a magnificent third – sixth overall – in the 6 Hours of Fuji today (6 Oct). The British team, recent winners of … Continue reading

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