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British driver Alex Brundle will compete in the 6 Hours of Shanghai next weekend, returning to the World Endurance Championship's LMP2 category with Pegasus Racing.
Amongst 64 cars on the official test day, will be 16 cars from the European Le Mans Series.
Signatech-Alpine claims a second consecutive title in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS).
Ferrari teams take LMGTE and GTC.
In LMP2 the battle is on between Thiriet by TDS Racing, which currently leads, ahead of JOTA Sport and Signatech Alpine.
Nissan-powered entry sets a lap of 3:37.609
Toyota prevailed over all when the checkered flag flew on qualifying Thursday.
The new Ligier JS P2 cars are doing well on their first official outing.
Davidson,Lapierre, Buemi on top in Toyota TS 040 Hybrid
Pegasus Racing joins the list of teams entered for the 82nd Le Mans 24 Hours!
It was announced this morning that three GTE and two LMP2 cars have pulled out of this years 24 Hours of Le Mans race.
There will be 56 cars at the test day on Sunday 1st June.
Unfortunately as no. 29 was running in seventh place and about to score its first points in the championship, it stopped on the circuit out of fuel 90 minutes from the chequered flag!
Pierre Thiriet, Ludovic Badey and Tristan Gommendy never relaxed the pressure and took the lead in the race less than six minutes from the chequered flag!
The first round of the ELMS season will take place at Silverstone this weekend, and it's sure to be riveting.
The Sarthe-based team has consolidated its status as a constructor in its own rights.