The ACO has published a revised version of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours entry list, which features one key omission.
Spirit of Race’s #55 Ferrari 488 GTE, driven in the ELMS last year by Aaron Scott, Duncan Cameron and Matt Griffin has been withdrawn from the race (an unavoidable family commitment).
In its place, Duqueine Engineering’s ORECA 07 Gibson, which was the first reserve, has been added to the LMP2 class, which is now 18 cars strong.
Three drivers are confirmed to be driving for the French team, Nicolas Jamin, Pierre Ragues and Romain Dumas.
“Participating in the 24 Hours of Le Mans is my dream since I started my professional career 20 years ago,” said Yann Belhomme, Duqueine’s team manager.
“I could not hope better with Pierre, Nicolas and Romain (Dumas) who joined us. I am very happy, he is a person that I appreciate a lot and he will bring all his experience to the team.”
This means that Danish team High Class Racing is now the first reserve on the list with its new ORECA 07, and United Autosports’ second Ligier is second.
The reserve list is now just eight cars, down from 10, as the Meyer Shank Racing all-female LMP2 crew has also been withdrawn.
The revised list can be found HERE >>>