In full growth and confirmed maximum grid of 41 cars in its three divisions, the largest since 2014, the European Le Mans Series has gained the adherence of yet another name of weight in international motoring. Endurance World Champion- FIA WEC at LMP2 class in 2017, Bruno Senna was part of the series for the same category with RLR M Sport. The opening of the season is scheduled for the French circuit of Le Castellet (Paul Ricard) on 14 April.
RLR M Sport is currently champion of the LMP3 and Bruno’s teammates will be Canadian veteran John Farano and Indian Arjun Maini. Farano rose to the LMP2 prototype after winning the LMP3 title in 2018, the year Maini competed in Formula 2 for Trident Racing. “We’ll race with an Oreca-Gibson with the Rebellion hit of 2017,” explained Bruno. “The car must be competitive,” he added.
ELMS will be the third professional activity of Bruno Senna in 2019. He is one of the holders of Rebellion R13 LMP1 number 1 in the World Endurance, whose first super-season 2018/2019 also provides the 6 Hours Spa (May) and 24 Hours of Le Mans (June), and also serves as the McLaren ambassador for touring cars. The six stages of ELMS are four hours long and teams and drivers will have a day of testing at Le Castellet on the week of the first race.