ELMS – JOTA Sport shines at Paul Ricard

Second victory in a row in ELMS for the JOTA Sport Gibson 015S of Simon Dolan, Filipe Albuquerque and Harry Tincknell. Ferrari and BMW win in GTE and GTC.

Published on 06/09/2015 à 18:11

Pierre Tassel

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ELMS – JOTA Sport shines at Paul Ricard

The JOTA Sport and the Gibson 015S? Nissan entrusted this season to Simon Dolan, Filipe Albuquerque and Harry Tincknell achieved the pass of two this weekend after his success in the Red Bull Ring in Austria in July.

On the Paul Ricard track in the Var, the trio, author of pole position this morning, dominated the 4 Hours of Castellet, despite an error by Dolan on the track, by winning with around thirty seconds ahead of the sister car from Jon Lancaster's Greaves Motorsport team? Gary Hirsch? Björn Wirdheim.

The podium is completed by the BR01? Nissan n°21 from the AF Racing team of Kirill Ladygin, Victor Shaytar and Mikhail Aleshin, which precedes Minassian's other BR 01? Mediani? Markozov. The Krohn Racing Ligier JS P2 of Olivier Pla, Tracy Krohn and Niclas Jonsson completes the top 5.

Nathanaël Berthon did not have success, since his teammate Richard Lyons made a mistake at the wheel of the Oreca 03R of Murphy Prototypes and was forced to retire. In LM P3, victory logically went to the No. 2 Ginetta-Nissan of Team LNT of Chris Hoy and Charlie Robertson, who were crowned champions, after the retirement of the No. 2 of Gaëtan Paletou and Michael Simpson.

The GTE category saw the domination of la Ferrari 458 Italia n°60 of Formula Racing by Johnny Laursen, Mikkel Mac, Andrea Rizzoli ahead of the Team Marc VDS BMW Z4 of Andy Priaulx, Henry Hassid and Jesse Krohn and the JMW Motorsport Ferrari 458 Italia of Robert Smith, Rory Butcher and Jonny Cocker.

In GTC, TDS Racing wins with the BMW Z4 of Dino Lunardi, Franck Perera and Eric Dermont which precedes the Ferrari 458 Italia n°62 AF Corse of Stuart Hall, Thomas Flohr and Francesco Castellacci. L'Aston Martin Massive Motorsport Vantage of Elgaard, Poulsen and Moller finished 3rd.

Find the report of the 4 Hours of Le Castellet, in issue 2028 of AUTOhebdo, available from tomorrow evening in digital version, and from this Wednesday on newsstands.

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