Team Felbermayr Le Mans Series, 3 Running / ILMC, 4 At Imola (I)
The laurels go to the team of mechanics
Ummendorf. The fourth round of the Le Mans Series, which also includes the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, the 2011 season is at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola in their second half of the season. For the team Felbermayr, in last year’s winner of the Le Mans Series and the 24-hour race at Le Mans in the GT2 class, it can only get better.
After the undeserved Startkarambolage the first race at Le Castellet and the shooting of Marc Lieb in the opening lap of the Spa 24 Hours of Le Mans was not run as desired. The mechanics had to make a few night shifts, the two heavily damaged in Le Mans, Porsche 911 GT3 RSR with the new chassis in the short preparation time again to make race ready.
Imola is expected despite the short break after the 24 Hours of Le Mans again a full grid. 50 participants are registered on the entry list. In Felbermayr the number 77 is again driven by Marc Lieb and Richard Lietz. In ’63 Elfer, also called the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, this time to sit Gianluca Roda (I), Patrick Long (USA) and team boss Christian Ried.
Gianluca Roda returns a very experienced GT driver back into the team. He had won with Richard Lietz in 2007 the GT Open championship and brought in last season’s runners-up. Patrick Long had won in 2007 with Richard Lietz Porsche for the 24-hour race at Le Mans in the GT2 class, and can look back on countless other successes in long distance racing. The Felbermayr car with the number 88 is by Horst Felbermayr Jn. and a yet to be determined down pilots, as Horst Felbermayr Sn. after his accident at Le Mans is still not operational.
“We will make every effort to enter into a success can Imola,” said team boss Christian Ried. “The guys did after the massive losses of Le Mans worked hard and managed to get the vehicles ready for the next race. Now we want to reap the laurels on the track team for the mechanics. ”
Marc Lieb: “We are not started the season as we have imagined it all the more we will at Imola now try to make the best of our ability, we want to show that we are able to call a.. to fight seat. With a good set-up and the right strategy we should succeed. ”
The 6-hour race at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari is on Sunday, 3.7. started at 12.00 clock. The television sports € 2 broadcasts on Sunday at 12.00 bis 13.00 clock the initial phase and the last two hours of the race live.