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04/18/11
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60 cars on provisional Spa 1000 KM entry list  After the opening rounds at Sebring and Le Castellet a stunning 60 cars are on the provisional entry list for the 1000 KM of Spa-Francorchamps. 18 LMP1, 12 LMP2, 14 LM GTE Pro, 11 LM GTE Am and 5 FLM cars are set to race in round two of the Le Mans Series and the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup on Saturday May 7th.

With the 1000 KM of Spa-Francorchamps being the final test before the 24 Hours of Le Mans both Audi and Peugeot will bring three works cars. The six works entries will be joined by two Aston Martin AMR-One’s, the Sebring winning Oreca Peugeot 908 HDi FAP, two Rebellion Racing Lola’s and two OAK Racing Pescarolo’s as well as the Pescarolo Team Pescarolo Judd, the Quifel-ASM Team Zytek, the Hope Racing Oreca SwissHyTech Hybrid, the MIK Corse Zytek 09 Hybrid and the Guess Racing Europe Lola B09/80 Coupé.

Not (currently) on the list are the Kronos Racing Lola-Aston Martin and the Highcroft Racing HPD ARX-01e.

LM P1

007 – ILMC – Aston Martin Racing – Aston Martin AMR-One – Stefan Mücke-Darren Turner-Christian Klien
009 – LMS – Aston Martin Racing – Aston Martin AMR-One – Andy Meyrick-Harold Primat-Adrian Fernandez
1 – ILMC – Audi Sport Team Joest – Audi R18 TDI – Timo Bernhard-Romain Dumas-Mike Rockenfeller
2 – ILMC – Audi Sport Team Joest – Audi R18 TDI – Dindo Capello-Tom Kristensen-Allan McNish
3 – LMS – Audi Sport North America – Audi R18 TDI – Marcel Fässler-Andre Lotterer-Benoit Tréluyer
5 – ILMC – Hope Racing – Oreca-SwissHyTech Hybrid – Steve Zacchia-Nicolas Marroc-TBA
7 – ILMC – Peugeot Sport Total – Peugeot 908 – Alexander Wurz-Marc Gené-Anthony Davidson
8 – ILMC – Peugeot Sport Total – Peugeot 908 – Franck Montagny-Stéphane Sarrazin-Nicolas Minassian
9 – LMS – Peugeot Sport Total – Peugeot 908 – Sébastien Bourdais-Simon Pagenaud-Pedro Lamy
10 – ILMC – Team Oreca Matmut – Peugeot 908 HDi FAP – Nicolas Lapierre-Loïc Duval-TBA
12 – ILMC/LMS – Rebellion Racing – Lola B10/60 Coupé-Toyota – Nicolas Prost-Neel Jani
13 – LMS – Rebellion Racing – Lola B10/60 Coupé-Toyota – Andrea Belicchi-Jean Christophe Boullion
15 – ILMC – OAK Racing – OAK Pescarolo Judd – Matthieu Lahaye-Guillaume Moreau-Pierre Ragues
16 – LMS – Pescarolo Team – Pescarolo Judd – Emmanuel Collard-Christophe Tinseau-Julien Jousse
18 – LMS – Guess Racing Europ – Lola B09/80 Coupé Judd – Philippe Hazebrouck-Wolfgang Kaufmann-TBA
20 – LMS – Quifel-ASM Team – Zytek 09SC – Miguel Amaral-Olivier Pla
23 – LMS – MIK Corse – Zytek 09 Hybrid – Maximo Cortes-Ferdinando Geri-Giacomo Piccini
24 – ILMC – OAK Racing – OAK Pescarolo Judd – Jacques Nicolet-Richard Hein

In LMP2 there will be eleven entries, three from the ILMC and eight from LMS. Signatech Nissan, Level 5 Motorsports and OAK Racing will run in ILMC, while RML, Pecom Racing, Race Performance, Greaves Motorsport, Strakka Racing, RLR msport, Extreme Limite AM Paris, Boutsen Energy Racing and TDS Racing will race for the Le Mans Series points.

26 – ILMC – Signatech Nissan – Oreca 03 Nissan – Franck Mailleux-Lucas Ordonez-Soheil Ayari
33 – ILMC – Level 5 Motorsports – Lola Coupé HPD – Scott Tucker-Christophe Bouchut-Joao Barbosa
35 – ILMC – OAK Racing – OAK Pescarolo Judd – Andrea Barlesi-Frederic Da Rocha-Patrice Lafargue
36 – LMS – RML – HPD ARX-01d – Mike Newton-Tommy Erdos-Ben Collins
39 – LMS – Pecom Racing – Lola B11/40 Judd – Luis Perez Companc-Matias Russo-Pierre Kaffer
40 – LMS – Race Performance – Oreca 03 Judd – Michel Frey-Ralph Meichtry-Thor-Christian Ebbesvik
41 – LMS – Greaves Motorsport – Zytek Z11SN Nissan – Karim Ojjeh-Gary Chalandon-Tom Kimber-Smith
42 – LMS – Strakka Racing – HPD ARX-01d – Nick Leventis-Danny Watts-Jonny Kane
43 – LMS – RLR msport – MG Lola EX265 Judd – Barry Gates-Rob Garofall-Simon Philipps
44 – LMS – Extreme Limite AM Paris – Norma M200P Judd – Fabien Rosier-Jean-Marc Luco-Maurice Basso
45 – LMS – Boutsen Energy Racing – Oreca 03 Nissan – Dominik Kraihamer-Nicolas de Crem
46 – LMS – TDS Racing – Oreca 03 Nissan – Mathias Beche-Pierre Thiriet-Jody Firth

In LM GTE Pro a nice mixed field of 14 GTE cars. Six Ferrari F458 Italia are on the list. Two of them entered by AF Corse, one each for JMW Motorsport and Hankook Team Farnbacher, while Luxury Racing will enter two cars for the first time. BMW Motorsport will race its two BMW M3, with Lotus Jetalliance set to give its two Lotus Evora GT2 their race debut. ProSpeed Competition, IMSA Performance Matmut and Team Felbermayr-Proton will all run a Porsche 997 GT3 RSR and Jota will bring the sole Aston Martin Vantage.

LM GTE Pro

51 – ILMC/LMS – AF Corse – Ferrari F458 Italia – Giancarlo Fisichella-Gianmaria Bruni
55 – ILMC – BMW Motorsport – BMW M3 – Augusto Farfus-Jörg Müller
56 – ILMC – BMW Motorsport – BMW M3 – Andy Priaulx-Uwe Alzen
58 – ILMC – Luxury Racing – Ferrari F458 Italia – François Jakubowski-Anthony Beltoise-TBA
59 – ILMC – Luxury Racing – Ferrari F458 Italia – Stéphane Ortelli-Frédéric Makowiecki-Jean-Denis Deletraz
64 – ILMC – Lotus Jetalliance – Lotus Evora – Oskar Slingerland-Martin Rich-TBA
65 – ILMC – Lotus Jetalliance – Lotus Evora – Jonathan Hirschi-James Rossiter-Johnny Mowlem
66 – LMS – JMW Motorsport – Ferrari F458 Italia – Rob Bell-James Walker
71 – LMS – AF Corse – Ferrari F458 Italia – Jaime Melo-Toni Vilander
75 – LMS – ProSpeed Competition – Porsche 997 GT3 RSR – Marc Goossens-Marco Holzer
76 – LMS – IMSA Performance Matmut – Porsche 997 GT3 RSR – Patrick Pilet-Wolf Henzler
77 – LMS – Team Felbermayr-Proton – Porsche 997 GT3 RSR – Marc Lieb-Richard Lietz
79 – LMS – Jota – Aston Martin Vantage – Sam Hancock-Simon Dolan
89 – LMS – Hankook Team Farnbacher – Ferrari F458 Italia – Dominik Farnbacher-Allan Simonsen

A further eleven cars will take part in the LM GTE Am category. Larbre Competition will bring its Corvette, while Krohn Racing (Ferrari), Gulf AMR Middle East (Aston Martin), AF Corse (Ferrari), CRS Racing (Ferrari) and Proton Competition (Porsche) complete the ILMC field. IMSA Performance Matmut, Kessel Racing, AF Corse, CRS Racing and Team Felbermayr-Proton complete the field with their Le Mans Series entries.

LM GTE Am

50 – ILMC – Larbre Competition – Corvette C6-ZR1 – Patrick Bornhauser-Julien Canal-Gabriel Gardel
57 – ILMC – Krohn Racing – Ferrari F430 – Tracy Krohn-Niclas Jönsson-Michele Rugolo
60 – ILMC – Gulf AMR Middle East – Aston Martin Vantage – Fabien Giroix-Roald Goethe-Michael Wainwright
61 – ILMC/LMS – AF Corse – Ferrari F430 – Piergiuseppe Perazzini-Marco Cioci-Stéphane Lémeret
62 – ILMC – CRS Racing – Ferrari F430 – Pierre Ehret – Shaun Lynn-Roger Wills
63 – ILMC – Proton Competition – Porsche 997 GT3 RSR – Christian Ried-TBA
67 – LMS – IMSA Performance Matmut – Porsche 997 GT3 RSR – Raymond Narac-Nicolas Armindo
70 – LMS – Kessel Racing – Ferrari F430 – Michael Broniszweski-Philipp Peter
72 – LMS – AF Corse – Ferrari F430 – Robert Kauffman-Rui Aguas-TBA
82 – LMS – CRS Racing – Ferrar F430 – Klaas Hummel-Adam Christodoulou-Phil Quaife
88 – LMS – Team Felbermayr-Proton – Porsche 997 GT3 RSR – Horst Felbermayr Sr-Horst Felbermayr Jr-Bryce Miller

In Formula Le Mans the five Le Mans Series teams will once again compete against each other. All five teams that raced at Le Castellet will return, with mostly unchanged line-ups (as of now).

FLM

91 – LMS – Hope Racing – FLM Oreca 09 – Luca Moro-Zhang Shan Qi-TBA
92 – LMS – Neil Garner Motorsport – FLM Oreca 09 – John Hartshorne-Steave Keating-Phil Keen
93 – Genoa Racing – FLM Oreca 09 – Jens Petersen-Elton Julian-Christian Zugel
95 – Pegasus Racing – FLM Oreca 09 – Mirco Schultis-Patrick Simon-TBA
99 – JMB Racing – FLM Oreca 09 – Manuel Rodrigues-Jean-Marc Menahem-TBA

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