Brookspeed International confirm entry into the 2018 Michelin Le Mans Cup with driver John Schauerman (USA). Car #4
Driver 1: John Schauerman
John has raced for Brookspeed in their Porsche Caymans in both COTA 24hrs and Dubai 24hrs. He has now chosen to move up to the higher sports protortype catergory of the Michelin Le Mans Cup. supporting the full ELMS Le Mans series and the Le Mans 24hour race itself.
Detail 2: TBA
John and Brookspeed are currently talking to Silver drivers to partner John in the Michelin Cup.
Michelin Le Mans Cup
The Michelin Le Mans Cup is reserved for cars conforming to the current FIA GT3 homologation regulations as well the LMP3.
The 2018 Michelin Le Mans Cup will take place over six rounds, with drivers and teams competing for the honour to become the champion.
Five of the events will be a 2-hour endurance race on the same weekends as the 2018 European Le Mans Series and there will be a special race on Saturday morning at the 24 Heures du Mans weekend. The 2-hour races will take place at Le Castellet (France), Monza (Italy), Red Bull Ring (Austria), Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium) and Portimão (Portugal).
The “Road To Le Mans” race will take place on Saturday 16 June ahead of the start of the 86th 24 Heures du Mans.
Driver crews will consist of two drivers with the first driver being classified as bronze and the second as bronze, silver or gold as defined by the FIA driver categorization list.
Prize money is available for each race winner of each class and for the top three GT3 competitors and the first LMP3 at the end of the year. In total there will be a prize fund of €320000.
Finally, the 1st GT3 competitor of the Series will be invited to the 2019 24 Heures du Mans in the GTE Am category and the 5 first LMP3 will get priority to enter the ELMS in the LMP3 class.