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Pole position & Podium in ELMS

This weekend saw the second round of the ELMS and the third round of the Michelin Le Mans Cup at Le Castellet, on the Paul Ricard track.

The ELMS finally made its comeback after a wait of almost three months, accompanied by the MLMC, which started its third race of the season at the legendary Paul Ricard circuit. The competition was represented by two D08s for ELMS and four D08s for MLMC, ready to do battle on the track. ELMS

On Saturday, the WTM n°12 showed absolute dominance by placing itself in pole position during the qualifications with an excellent time of 1:51.267 by Oscar TUNJO. The DKR n°4 was positioned in seventh position, less than a second from first place.

On Sunday, the n°12 managed to maintain its advantage at the start thanks to an excellent start. It remained at the front of the race for over three hours, despite the many dangers and attacks the race held in store. It finally finished on the second step of the podium after several faultless stints. The No. 4 DKR made an impressive comeback during the first hour, passing into fourth position, then continued its momentum up to second position halfway through the race. It finally finished fifth in the LMP3 category.

4h du Castellet:

#12 WTM by Rinaldi Racing, P2

#4 DKR Engineering, P5

Michelin Le Mans Cup

Qualifying for the Michelin Le Mans Cup took place on Friday, just a few hours after Free Practice 2. The D08s placed 7th, 15th, 16th and 27th.

The race took place on Saturday, and the performances of D08 of DUQUEINE were very convincing. The DKR n°3 proved to be particularly competitive by passing from 7th to 4th place. The No. 4 Nielsen Racing also continued its ascent by climbing to 11th position, while the T2 Racing was able to maintain its position brilliantly. The Murphy Prototype showed excellent performances, moving up five places to finish 22nd.

Le Castellet Round:

#3, DKR Engineering, P4

#4, Nielsen Racing, P11

#67, Haegeli by T2 Racing, P15

#48, Murphy Protoype, P22

The race was extremely competitive, but the D08s coped brilliantly with the challenges, achieving promising results for the rest of the season. The two DKRs as well as the WTM collected valuable points for the championship.


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