Last year in the first race of the European Le Mans Series at Silverstone, the #13 LMP3 of the Inter Europol Competition team with Kuba Smiechowski and Martin Hippe finished 6th. This year the duo is third in the championship and were third on the podium at the Red Bull Ring. This huge progress makes them try even harder and hungry for more podium places.
Once again Hendrik Still (GER) will join Paul Scheuschner and Luca Demarchi in the #14 LMP3. They raced together before at Monza, where they had some technical problems to deal with. Scheuschner and Demarchi are 19thin the championship; the only way for them is up!
Luca Demarchi (#14): “I’m happy to come back to Silverstone. I know the track, even though I only raced the national and international configurations. Unfortunately, not the GP one, which is the one we will use this weekend. I’m glad to have Still with us in the car again, we got along well at Monza. Maybe we even can get into the top 10, which we narrowly missed in Austria.”
Martin Hippe (#13):“After our great result at the last race I am really happy to be back in the car. After a podium finish I am always looking for more. It‘s such a wonderful feeling to see that all the hard work pays off. We know that we can fight for the win when everything goes perfect. The team made such a great progress over the last years. It brought us to the situation to finish on the podium regularly. So my personal target is to score another podium at this challenging track.”
Friday 17 August
10.35 – 12.05 Free practice 1
14.45 – 16.15 Free practice 2
Saturday 18 August
11.25 – 11.35 Qualifying LMP3
14.30 – 18.30 Race