The European Le Mans Series is a European series of endurance races reserved for cars such as "Le Mans Prototypes" and "Le Mans Grand Touring". In 2016, the ELMS presents three different categories : LMP2, LMP3, LMGTE.
Is the best and most efficient way to access endurance racing and the quickest path to the Le Mans 24 hours.
All the meetings will be held along with those in the 2016 European Le Mans Series, this guaranteeing maximum interest at each round and as much for drivers and teams as for spectators and the media
LMP3 will give young drivers and gentlemen drivers the opportunity to cut their teeth in the world of prototype racing.
An LMP2-derived prototype.
The LMP3 car is a real Le Mans prototype whose design and performance will enable the drivers to learn the specific skills required for this type of racing.
The LMP3 prototype has been designed to provide a car that combines advanced technology and high performance with rigorous cost control.
LMP3: A SPRINGBOARD TO ENDURANCE !
The Le Mans 24-Hours’ historical richness makes the race one of the greatest challenges in motor sport. Since 1923, the major manufacturers have all tackled the mythic Sarthe event that has no equal in the world.
Following in the footsteps of the Le Mans 24 Hours, which has resulted in multiple technical innovations, endurance racing is entering a period of growth with several championships showcasing its success: in Europe, the "Le Mans Series", in North America, the "American Le Mans Series" and in Asia, the "Asian Le Mans Series".
This type of racing is attracting more and more teams and drivers, and to meet this increasing demand the Automobile Club de l’Ouest has launching the LMP3 from 2015. This championship will provide an ideal springboard for drivers to discover endurance racing, and prepare for an entry in the top category in the future.