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PHIL HANSON AND JOB VAN UITERT TO RETURN TO UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR 2021 EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES

United Autosports are pleased to confirm that Phil Hanson and Job van Uitert will return to the team for the 2021 European Le Mans Series. Current ELMS LMP2 champion Phil Hanson, returns to lead the #22 Oreca 07 in his fourth year with United Autosports. At only 21 years old, Phil won the ELMS LMP2 … Continue reading

HANSON CAN NOW REFLECT ON PHENOMENALLY SUCCESSFUL YEAR

Such has been the frenetic pace of this year’s condensed motor racing year due to the worldwide COVID virus, Phil Hanson is only now able to reflect on what has been an unbelievably successful and history-making 2020. In terms of this year’s truncated season Phil, from Sunningdale, Berkshire, achieved his three, pre-season goals in stunning … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS CONFIRMED AS FIA WORLD ENDURANCE LMP2 CHAMPIONS AT BAHRAIN

United Autosports were officially crowned FIA World Endurance LMP2 Champions at Bahrain on Saturday night as they rounded off their record breaking season with a fourth place finish at the end of the eight hour race. Phil Hanson and Filipe Albuquerque were also named FIA WEC Driver’s Champions, with Paul Di Resta finishing second – … Continue reading

HANSON AIMING FOR HISTORIC “TRIPLE CROWN” IN SPORTCAR RACING

Having become the youngest driver ever to win a FIA World Endurance Championship title and the youngest British driver to win the LMP2 category in the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours, Britain’s Phil Hanson now targets re-writing the motorsport history books once again. The 21-year-old United Autosports driver is aiming to become the first driver … Continue reading

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

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