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31 Entries for ELMS Official Test Days

31 out of 34 full season regulars set to test at Paul Ricard…

Photo: ELMS / Adrenal Media

Photo: ELMS / Adrenal Media

Thirty one of the 34 full-season entries in the European Le Mans Series are set to take part in the official test at Paul Ricard later this month.

The series released Wednesday the provisional entry list for the official test in the South of France, set for March 23-24.

ENTRY LIST: Official Test

All 12 LMP2 entries are likely to be present at Paul Ricard, including the two brand new BR01 cars entered by SMP Racing this season and the new Thiriet by TDS Racing Oreca 05.

Four Oreca 03R Nissans are entered, two run by Ibanez Racing and one each for Murphy Prototypes and Eurasia Motorsport, while Greaves Motorsport and Jota Sport have both entered their Gibson 015S.

Onroak Automotive will be represented at Le Castellet by Pegasus Racing and its Morgan-Nissan, as well as Krohn Racing and Algarve Pro Racing with their Ligier JSP2 Nissans.

The new LMP3 category is also set to make its debut at Paul Ricard, although just three of the seven full-season entries feature on the entry list. Both Team LNT cars and the SVK by Speed Factory Ginetta Nissans have been entered.

Kessel Racing will join the nine full-season entries in the LMGTE category, making it seven Ferrari 458 Italias in France. Michael Broniszewski is currently the only driver listed on the No. 80 Ferrari.

Henry Hassid and BMW Motorsport Junior of the Year Jesse Krohn will join Andy Priaulx in the No. 52 BMW Team Marc VDS BMW Z4 GTE during the test days.

Six GTC cars will take part at Paul Ricard. AF Corse has entered three cars,instead of the four entered for the season. SMP Racing, not featured on the season entry list, will enter a Ferrari for Boris Rotenberg, Luca Persiani and FIA WEC LMP2 champion Sergey Zlobin.

Marcel ten Caat (@marceltencaat) is a contributor to Sportscar365 and other publications including

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