American Le Mans Series

Twenty-seven cars head out to Sebring winter test

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Sebring will see a strong showing of 27 cars hit the track in two weeks time for the official American Le Mans Series Sebring Winter Test, with Two LMP1s, three LMP2s, eleven GT2s, five LMPCs and six GTCs gaining track time ahead of the season opener a month later.

LMP1 sees Jon and Clint Field in the Intersport Racing Lola B06/10 AER alongside the Aston Martin Racing Lola of Chris Buncombe, Harold Primat, Adrian Fernandez and Stefan Mücke. Neither Peugeot or Audi are due to present at the test.

LMP2 will feature the new Patrón Highcroft Racing HPD ARX-01c with it’s three drivers David Brabham, Simon Pagenaud and Marino Franchitti. Out on track will be Team Cythosport with thir Porsche RS Spyder of Pickett and Graf, also out on track the Dyson Racing Team with C h taking the wheel.

GT2 has a number of teams committed to the test with drivers still to be announced including the BMW E92 M3’s of Rahal Letterman. Jaguar RSR will be in attendance with one car with driving duties shared between Tomy Drissi, Paul Gentilozzi, Marc Goossens and Scott Pruett.

Corvette Motorsports aren’t expected to attend the test but are due to be testing this weekend at Sepang with Oliver Gavin Oliver Beretta and new addition Emmanuel Collard.

Two new classes will feature at the test with five LMPC’s and six GTC’s.

Here’s the full run down of teams and cars due to test:

LMP1
37 // Intersport Racing // Lola B06/10 AER // Field – Field
009 // Aston Martin Racing // Lola Aston Martin // Buncombe – Primat – Fernandez-Mücke

LMP2
1 // Patrón Highcroft Racing // HPD ARX-01c // Brabham – Pagenaud – Franchitti
6 // Team Cytosport // Porsche RS Spyder // Pickett – Graf
16 // Dyson Racing Team // Lola B09/86 Mazda // Dyson – Smith

GT2
17 // Team Falken Tire // Porsche 997 GT3 RSR // Sellers – Henzler
33 // Jaguar RSR // Jaguar XKRS // Gentilozzi – Goossens – Pruett – Drissi
40 // Robertson Racing // Doran Ford GT // Robertson – Robertson – Murry
44 // Flying Lizard Motorsports // Porsche 997 GT3 RSR // TBA – TBA
45 // Flying Lizard Motorsports // Porsche 997 GT3 RSR // TBA – TBA
54 // Black Swan Racing // Porsche 997 GT3 RSR // Pappas – Bleekemolen
62 // Risi Competizione // Ferrari F430 GT2 // Melo – TBA
90 // BMW Rahal Letterman Racing Team // BMW E92 M3 // TBA – TBA
92 // BMW Rahal Letterman Racing Team // BMW E92 M3 // TBA – TBA
01 // Extreme Speed Motorsports // Ferrari F430 GT2 // Sharp – van Overbeek
02 // Extreme Speed Motorsports // Ferrari F430 GT2 // Brown – Cosmo

LMPC
11 // Primetime Race Group // Oreca FLM09 // Feinberg – Marcelli
36 // Genoa Racing // Oreca FLM09 // Connor – TBA
55 // Level 5 Motorsports // Oreca FLM09 // Tucker – Bouchut
89 // Intersport Racing // Oreca FLM09 // Pagerey – Wong
99 // Green Earth Team Gunnar // Oreca FLM09 // Zugel – Jeannette – Julian

GTC
32 // GMG Racing // Porsche 997 GT3 Cup // Curtis – Sofronas
33x // Kelly-Moss Racing // Porsche 997 GT3 Cup // LeSaffre – TBA
44x // GMG Racing // Porsche 997 GT3 Cup // Holden
65 // Kelly-Moss Racing // Porsche 997 GT3 Cup // Walton
69 // P7 Racing // Porsche 997 GT3 Cup // Rodriquez – Bieker
92x // Kelly-Moss Racing // Porsche 997 GT3 Cup // Carlisle – TBA

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