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BRITISH TEENAGER HANSON BREAKS HIS OWN LE MANS 24 HOUR FINISHING RECORD

Phil Hanson claimed an excellent fourth LMP2 class placing in the Le Mans 24 Hours which finished today (16 Jun) – the British teenager’s ninth overall finish lowering the record he set on his debut in the world-famous sportscar endurance race two years ago. The Ascot-based 19-year-old, the youngest driver in the 183-driver, 61-car field … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS PREPARED FOR 2019 LE MANS 24 HOURS

United Autosports are preparing for the biggest race of the year with the 87th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours being held next weekend (15-16 June). The Anglo American team are fielding two Ligier JS P217s in the French endurance race, held on the Circuit de la Sarthe, which is made up of both race … Continue reading

HANSON PREPARES FOR THIRD LE MANS WITH PRODUCTIVE TEST

Phil Hanson warmed-up for this month’s Le Mans 24 Hours by clocking-up valuable mileage at today’s (2 Jun) official test day in France in preparation for the annual sportscar endurance race. The #22 Ligier completed almost 700 trouble-free miles during the eight-hour test session, with Phil himself recording 25-laps (212-miles) in dry and hot weather … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS PREPARE FOR ELMS ROUND TWO AT MONZA

United Autosports make their way to Monza this weekend as they prepare for the second rounds of the European Le Mans Series and the Michelin Le Mans Cup. Last year, the United Autosports LMP3 team came away with a podium, a feat the team are hoping to replicate this year. The #2 Ligier JS P3 … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS 2019 EUROPEAN SEASON GETS UNDERWAY AT LE CASTELLET

United Autosports 2019 season begins next weekend as the team head to Paul Ricard for the first rounds of the European Le Mans Series and the Michelin Le Mans Cup (12-14 April). Over winter, the Anglo American team have worked hard to pull together the best driver line ups to challenge for both the LMP2 … Continue reading

BRITISH TEENAGER HANSON CONTINUES FAST ASCENT IN SPORTSCAR RACING

British teenager Phil Hanson is quickly making his mark in endurance sportscar racing having arrived in the category in an unconventional way. His first foray into motorsport came at the exceptionally “old” age of 15, karting for two years, before opting to go GT racing and then straight in to sports-prototype racing, in LMP3 late … Continue reading

PHIL HANSON: Q&A ON 2019-20 FIA WEC ANNOUNCEMENT

Phil Hanson will race a United Autosports LMP2 Ligier in the 2019-20 FIA World Endurance Championship. He looks ahead, and back, on his short but already highly-successful sports-prototype career. You’re now committed to the 2019-20 FIA World Endurance Championship season. “I’m really excited to be competing in my first full WEC season – it will … Continue reading

PHIL HANSON AND FILIPE ALBUQUERQUE TO RETURN TO 2019 EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES WITH UNITED AUTOSPORTS

United Autosports have confirmed that Phil Hanson and Filipe Albuquerque will return to the team for the 2019 European Le Mans Series racing a Ligier JS P217. The duo raced together for the first time in 2018, winning the final two races of the year – Spa Francorchamps in the wet and Portimao in dry … Continue reading

STUNNING VICTORY & TRIPLE PODIUM SEES UNITED AUTOSPORTS END ELMS SEASON ON A HIGH

United Autosports brought the curtain down on its European Le Mans Series campaign in magnificent style today (28 Oct). Having won both the LMP2 and LMP3 categories at the previous race, the #22 Ligier of Phil Hanson (GB) and Filipe Albuquerque (POR) swept their Ligier to a second consecutive outright ELMS victory with the sister … Continue reading

STUNNING DOUBLE VICTORY FOR UNITED AUTOSPORTS IN DRAMATIC ELMS RACE AT SPA

United Autosports recorded a brilliant double victory in a dramatic Four Hours of Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium today (23 Sep). The Anglo-American team led the LMP2 and LMP3 classes before the two-hour mark and due to worsening track and visibility conditions caused by heavy rain, the race was red-flagged with two hours six minutes on the … Continue reading

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