Michelin Le Mans Cup held their pre-season test day Thursday, ahead of the season start on Saturday afternoon.
There was a practice session in the morning, and one in the afternoon for the 25 participating teams this weekend.
United Autosports #23 with John Schauerman and Wayne Boyd was the fastest in LMP3 during the first session, ahead of Cool Racing #69 with Maurice Smith sat Ben Barnicoat and Nielsen Racing #10 with Rob Hodes and Garett Grist. In the GT3 category was Kessel Racing Ferrari #74 with Michael Broniszewski and David Perel being the fastest car, ahead of Iron Lynx #8 with Giacomo Piccini and Rino Mastronardi, and Iron Lynx #77 with Claudio Schiavoni and Andrea Piccini.
The afternoon session had Kessel Racing Ferrari #67 with Murod Sultanov and Paolo Ruberti as the fastest GT3 car, ahead of it’s sister car #74 with Michael Broniszewski and David Perel, and Iron Lynx Ferrari #8 with Giacomo Piccini and Rino Mastronardi. The lone Mercedes in the field from IDEC Sport #17 with Eric Manis and Patrice Lafargue was last in both practices, while Pzoberer Zürichsee by TFT Porsche #2 with Nicolas Leutwiler and Julien Andlauer was even participating in any of the sessions.
United Autosports was also the fastest team in second practice, but that was car #24 with Daniel Schneider and Andrew Meyrick, ahead of MV2S Racing #27 with Christophe Cresp and Bruce Jouanny, and Motorsport98 #98 with Eric De Doncker and Dino Lunardi.
There is a single car with female entries this year in the LMC, with Michelle Gatting and Deborah Mayer in the Iron Lynx Ferrari #9. They were sixth fastest in both sessions, with Gatting setting the time in the morning session, and Mayer in the afternoon session.