Sergei Sirotkin, current reserve driver for the Renault F1 team meanwhile will make his Le Mans 24 Hours debut with the SMP Racing team in its brand new Dallara P217 LMP2 coupe.
Sirotkin will be joined in the car by SMP regulars Mikhail Aleshin and Viktor Shaytar in an all Russian line-up. Sirotkin is also going forward with the team as part of the development driving squad for its Dallara-built BR1 LMP1 Privateer car.
The LMP2 Dallara meanwhile will contest the remainder of the ELMS post-Le Mans.
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