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Since 2010 the Inter Europol Competition team runs different cars in different championships. This year the team will participate with two LMP3s in the VdeV championship and with one LMP3 in the European Le Mans Series. With either one or two LMP3s and with different drivers and driver pairings the team participates in the new Dutch GT&Prototype Challenge. A Formula Renault 2.0 is prepared for one driver in some races in the VdeV and in the ESET V4 series. And, last but not least, with a GP2 in the Boss GP series.

The Inter Europol Competition team is sponsored by Inter Europol and run by Keese Motorsport and its team of professional engineers and mechanics. Hence the name Inter Europol Competition powered by Keesemotorsport on the car and on the team clothing. The people who work for the team come from Germany, Poland, Hungary, Holland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. A truly international team with years of experience.

In 2010 Inter Europol became the main sponsor. Inter Europol is an international bakery situated near Warsaw (Poland) which delivers bread and bread related products to mostly European countries but to over 30 countries worldwide. Their customers are airlines, hotels, fuel stations, etc. The chance that you ate their bread at one time or another is very likely.

The colours green and yellow on the car are those of Inter Europol and are inspired by lush green fields and the sun.




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23 April 2018 10:12

Fourth and fifth for the Inter Europol Competition team

The Inter Europol Competition team went straight from the ELMS race weekend at Le Castellet to Magny Cours for the second race of the VdeV. Kuba Smiechowski and Pontus Fredricsson shared the #22 LMP while Paul Scheuschner and last years’ teammate of Smiechowski, Hendrik Still partnered in the #33 LMP3. The #22 started as fifth and the #33 as 11th. After a race in much better conditions than the disastrous rained out race at Barcelona, after some confusion about the drivethroughs for the #33 and a drivethrough penalty for the #22, they finished 4th and 5th.

Paul Scheuschner started the race as the Gentleman driver in the #33 LMP3 and in the first lap moved up from 11th to 8th. Pontus Fredricsson (Open driver) started in the #22 car but fell back to 6th. In the VdeV the Balance of Performance are the drivethroughs. The VdeV has their own driver categories and each get a certain number of drivethroughs. A total of eight for the #22 (an Elite and Open driver) and five for the #33 (an Elite and Gentleman driver). Eventhough the system works, it makes following the race not easy.

After one hour of racing the #22 was in 11th place and done four drivethroughs, the #33 7th and done two.

The second hour of the race was a bit of a problematic one. It started with a starter problem at a fuel stop for the #22. The car got pushed to start by the refulling crew (the refulling does not take place in front of the pitbox). But in the way this was done, it was not allowed and the #22 got a drivethrough penalty which had to be taken in front of the pit box. The #33 car made the mistake of having Scheuschner, the Gentleman driver, do the drivethroughs. This rule change was done at Barcelona but not officially posted on the website of the VdeV so it was missed. Still had to do them all five again. By the end of the second hour the #3 was in second place and the #22 in 6th place.

With one hour to go, Still in the #33 was in first place and Smiechowski in 4th. But Still still had to do the five drivethroughs. No more drivethroughs were left for Smiechowski to do, so he could push. With three minutes to go, Smiechowski was overtaken by the #20 LMP3 and dropped out of the reach of the podium. The #22 finished fourth and the #33 fifth.

Michael Keese, Technical Director: ”This was a difficult weekend where we made some mistakes because not everything was very clear. I am very sorry for my clients that some things went wrong, but the championship is just not very well organised. We have to work with what the series gives us, but this is not easy. One month after the Barcelona race the VdeV wants to take the points of the race away. Because of the rain! This weekend even the simplest but very important things, like a flag and a national anthem for our Swedish FR2.0 driver Edward Jonasson who won the second race, they couldn’t get right. Both weren’t there! It was the worst podium performance of an organiser in all the 30 or so years I have worked in motorsports.”

One podium place each for the Inter Europol Competition Formula Renault 2.0 drivers

Race 1 Edward Jonasson #8 started from 5th finished 5th
Nico Varrone #11 started from 2nd finished 3rd

Race 2 Edward Jonasson #8 started from 6th finished 1st
Nico Varrone #11 started from 1st finished 11th

Next race:

ELMS Monza 12 – 13 May




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Drivers


  • Kuba Śmiechowski

    POLAND

    My first contact with motorsport was at the age of 14. My father took me to a karting…

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  • Martin Hippe

    GERMANY

    I first started karting when I was 4 years old and did the first few laps together with my father…

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  • Paul Scheuschner

    GERMANY

    My first experience on a circuit was at the famous Nürburgring, it was just a couple…

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  • Hendrik Still

    GERMANY

    I was born and raised very close to the Nürburgring. My father and I started going to the races …

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  • Peter Elkmann

    GERMANY

    When I was 10 I got involved with the kartsport and my first race followed at age 13…

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RACE SERIES


vdev V de V

This year the VdeV is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Sporting talent, ambience and conviviality are the values of the V de V Endurance Series and these values have never been so powerful. The team enjoys the friendly atmosphere in the paddock and the professional racing on track. A perfect weekend with great racing. The Inter Europol Competition team participates with two LS P3 LMP3 cars in the Endurance GT/Tourisme/LMP3 class.

Number of winning championships: 1

Drivers:

  • Kuba Śmiechowski
  • Paul Scheuschner
  • Hendrik Still
  • Xavier Michel

Cars:

  • Formula RENAULT 2.0
  • Ligier JS P3

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elms ELMS

Team spirit together with long distance performance, as embodied by the 24 Heures du Mans, is the credo of the European Le Mans Series. The duty of the ELMS is to offer its competitors a full season to race their cars on some of the best tracks in Europe, while keeping tight control of the costs associated with running in a top European wide series. Also, the champions will be offered a place on the grid of the 2017 24 Heures du Mans, which gives an extra, important dimension to the title race across the categories. The Inter Europol Competition team participates with one LS P3 LMP3 car.

Drivers:

  • Kuba Śmiechowski
  • Martin Hippe

Cars:

  • Ligier JS P3

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boss gp Boss GP

The BOSS GP is the fastest race series in Europe and one of the most spectacular series in the international motorsport world. The abbreviation BOSS stands for Big Open Single Seaters. Brute race monsters from Formula 1 go head to head against GP2, IndyCar, Champ Car, World Series by Renault, Superleague Formula and other powerful, fast and noisy Formula cars. This series is built on speed, spectacle and noise and will be a true paradise for the drivers as well for the motor sport fans. The Inter Europol Competition team participates with several cars from the F1 and GP2.

Number of winning championships: 2

Drivers:

  • Kuba Śmiechowski
  • Walter Steding

Cars:

  • Dallara GP2/05

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