After yesterday’s announcement of the FIA WEC calendar, it was time for the ELMS calendar today.
European Le Mans Series are competing in the same countries as 2016, but will swap Imola with Monza and Round 2. in Estoril will be replaced by Portimão as the Portuguese final to the season.
The 2016 season has been amazing with around 40 cars at each round, and the series hope to keep the same level for 2017. Several teams have already announced that they will move up to the LMP2 category – both existing ELMS teams from the GT or LMP3 ranks, and some brand new ones to the series.
Calendar are as follows (subject to confirmation by the World Motorsport Council)
28/29 March ELMS official test at Monza (Italy)
15 April 4 Hours of Silverstone (UK)
14 May 4 Hours of Monza (Italy)
23 July 4 Hours of Red Bull Ring (Austria)
27 August 4 Hours of Le Castellet (France)
24 September 4 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium)
22 October 4 Hours of Portimão (Portugal)