From its inception in 2010 with Kuba Smiechowski entering a Formula Renault 2.0 into the Northern European Cup, Inter Europol has gone from strength to strength. Stepping up to Endurance Racing in 2016 brought immediate success in VdeV, followed by championship challenges and multiple wins in both European Le Mans and the Asian Le Mans Series. Now competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship, this proud Polish team is ready to race at the very highest level.
We entered one LMP3 in Asian Le Mans Series, finishing seventh in the championship, while in the European Le Mans Series, we race with the #13 and #14 Ligier LMP3, plus our #43 Oreca LMP2 car. In the FIA World Endurance Championship, we have the #34 LMP2, with the additional #43 entry for the 90th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Our first, and a historic first for Poland, season in the FIA World Endurance Championship with our new Oreca LMP2. finishing a strong fifth on our debut season. We also competed at Le Mans with a fifth position finish and to continue our finishing streak at the toughest race in the world.
A limited programme courtesy of the COVID-19Pandemic, we only ran the #13 LMP3 and the #34LMP2 in the European Le Mans Series where we were second in the standings for the third straight season. However, despite travel issues, the team joined the IMSA series in the US, competing in Petit Le Mans and the Sebring 12 hours. Prior to that, the team ran two LMP2s and two LMP3s in the Asian Le Mans Series.
Our green and yellow #34 Ligier LMP2 competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time, achieving the team’s ambition in completing its first ever 24-hour challenge. In the ELMS, we ran two Ligers, finishing second once again in the title race, The team fielded its #34 Ligier LMP2 for the first time.
2019 – 2018
In the Asian Le Mans Series, Kuba and Martin Hippe won the LMP3 class in style with two outright wins, and two runner-up positions. This achieved the team’s objective of earning entry into the 24Hours of Le Mans.
A second season in endurance racing saw the team move up to fifth position in the ELMS LMP3 Teams ‘Trophy, with a best result of second at Paul Ricard. The team also competed om the VdeV series.
In our first year in endurance racing, we entered the VdeV Championship with one Ligier LMP3, securing the title at the first attempt. We also raced in the European Le Mans Series, showing well with four points finishes from the six rounds.