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Ligier’s Revenge: United Autosports Leads Ligier Podium Sweep at Portimão

2018 Portimao ELMS Filipe Albuquerque Will Stevens Checkered Flag Jakob Ebrey Photography

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ORECA 07s have dominated the 2018 European Le Mans Series.  On Sunday (Oct. 28), Onroak Automotive struck back.  United Autosports’ Filipe Albuquerque and Phil Hanson claimed victory in the 4 Hours of Portimão in their Ligier JS P217-Gibson.  The French-built prototypes swept the podium in a wild race. “It was a crazy race,” Albuquerque said …

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Nicolas Jamin Wins 4 Hours of Portimão Pole for Duqueine Engineering

2018 Portimao ELMS Pierre Ragues Car Jakob Ebrey Photography

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In Portugal Saturday afternoon (Oct. 27), Duqueine Engineering’s Nicolas Jamin turned in a lap in the closing moments of qualifying at 111.673 mph in his ORECA 07-Gibson.  That time held up to give both Jamin and Duqueine Engineering their first-ever overall pole in the European Le Mans Series for Sunday’s 4 Hours of Portimão. Jamin’s …

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G-Drive Racing Snags 4 Hours of Monza Victory

2018 Monza ELMS Roman Rusinov Car Jakob Ebrey Photography

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G-Drive Racing’s Roman Rusinov, Andrea Pizzitola and Jean-Eric Vergne claimed overall victory Sunday (May 13) in the European Le Mans Series’ 4 Hours of Monza.  It is the second victory in as many weeks as the trio won the LMP2 class in the FIA World Endurance Championship 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. DragonSpeed’s Ben Hanley started …

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