ELMS - 19/04/2017 - Press release - SMP Racing
SMP Racing will take part in the key endurance races of the 2017 season – “ the 24 hours of Le Mans” and the ELMS. The line-up for both will consist in drivers of SMP Racing Russian motorsport development program. Meanwhile it will be a debut in endurance races for two young drivers of the program in ELMS. They will be accompanied by an SMP Racing driver who has already participated in endurance races. The 4 Hours of the Red Bull Ring will be the first race of the European Le Mans Series where the Russian team will take part. Full list of drivers is to be announced later.
"The main goals of our program are to support and develop Russian racing drivers," said Boris Rotenberg, founder and head of the SMP Racing. – Yes, we want to see our drivers taking part in all the important races, including the European Le Mans Series. I am sure they will do their best to achieve all the results that will be set for them. Of course, we also do not forget our main project - the BR1 sports prototype that we build together with Dallara to participate in the 2018 FIA WEC. Considering that our drivers will perform in ELMS and in Le Mans with Dallara thus we also will be able to gather more information for the future car."
“24 hours of Le Mans” race starts on June the 17, 2017.
“4 Hours of the Red Bull Ring” will be held on July 23rd.
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