Michelin Le Mans Cup


The Michelin Le Mans Cup is reserved for cars conforming to the current FIA GT3 homologation regulations as well the LMP3.

Among the GT3 that can compete in the series we can see the Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3, the Audi R8 LMS, the Ferrari 458 Italia GT3, and the new 488 GT3, and  the Porsche 911 GT3R, though teams can also enter eligible cars from manufacturers such as Bentley, BMW, Lamborghini, Lexus, Dodge, Corvette, Nissan, McLaren and Mercedes Benz.
The LMP3 in conformity with the ACO LMP3  regulations will be eligible.

The  Michelin Le Mans Cup takes place over six rounds, with drivers and teams competing for the honour to become the champion.

Five of the events will be a 2-hour endurance race on the same weekends as the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) and there is a special race on Saturday morning at the 24 Heures du Mans weekend.

The “Road To Le Mans” race takes place ahead of the start of the 4 Heures du Mans.  

Driver crews consist of two drivers with the first driver being classified as bronze and the second as bronze, silver or gold as defined by the FIA driver categorization list.

Prize money is available for each race winner of each class and for the top three GT3 competitors and the first LMP3 at the end of the year. In total there will be a prize fund of €320000.
Finally, the 1st GT3 competitor of the Serie is invited to the 24 Heures du Mans in the GTE Am category and the 5 first LMP3 get priority to enter the ELMS in the LMP3 class.

2018 MICHELIN Le Mans Cup calendar

1 14 April Le Castellet Circuit Paul-Ricard Le Castellet  France
2 12 May Monza Autodromo Nazionale di Monza Monza  Italie
3 16 June Road To Le Mans Circuit des 24 Heures Le Mans  France
4 22 July Red Bull Ring Circuit de Spielberg Spielberg  Autriche
5 22 September Spa-Francorchamps Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps Francorchamps  Belgique
6 27 October Algarve Autódromo Internacional do Algarve Portimão  Portugal

More details about the MICHELIN Le Mans Cup on the decicated site https://www.lemanscup.com/

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