HANSON BIDS FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE ELMS TITLE NEXT YEAR WITH UNITED AUTOSPORTS

Phil Hanson bids for a second consecutive ELMS title in 2021 with United Autosports

Hanson will lead the #22 Oreca 07 in his fourth year with United. Having made his ELMS début at Silverstone in April 2017, Phil has now contested a total of 20 ELMS races – all in the LMP2 category.

He scored his first podium at the Red Bull Ring in 2018 and maiden victory at Spa-Francorchamps the same year. In total, Phil has recorded 10 podiums including six outright race wins.

Having finished fifth and fourth in the 2018 and ’19 standings, Phil won the title with co-driver Filipe Albuquerque by 39-points in 2020.

The 2021 European Le Mans Series begins in April at Barcelona (SP), before heading to the Red Bull Ring (A), Monza (IT), Paul Ricard (FRA), Spa (BEL) and Portimão (POR).

Phil commented: “I’m pleased to be entering the ELMS again next season with United Autosports. Following my WEC announcement last week, I’m really looking forward to competing in Europe with the team I won both championships with this year.”

@PHILHANSONRACE

Aug 30
What a tough race but we battled hard to take the win! 🏆I am so thrilled 😁 As always an amazing team effort @AlbuquerqueFil @UnitedAutosport @EuropeanLMS #LECASTELLET240
Aug 29
We’ve had an amazing run so far in @EuropeanLMS & @FIAWEC - let’s hope we can keep the momentum going tonight! @AlbuquerqueFil @UnitedAutosport #LECASTELLET240
Aug 29
P1 in quali & our third consecutive pole @EuropeanLMS. Great driving in wet conditions from @AlbuquerqueFil! Now for the race! @UnitedAutosport #LECASTELLET240 #BeUnited
Aug 26
So we’re back @PaulRicardTrack 🇫🇷 for RD3 of @EuropeanLMS #LECASTLELLET240. Here’s all the info you need:⏱28.08.20 - FP1: 14:15⏱28.08.20 - FP2: 21:00⏱29.08.20 - Quali: 12:20 / 🏁Race: 18:30@UnitedAutosport @Oreca @hrx_uk
Aug 24
We have a challenging race ahead with RD3 #LECASTELLET240 running at night - good prep for the big one though #lemans24! @EuropeanLMS @UnitedAutosport @AlbuquerqueFil #BeUnited
Aug 20
Some cool pics from @FIAWEC @circuitspa https://t.co/reZsDCRtDk @UnitedAutosport @Oreca @BRDCSilverstone @hrx_uk @StiloOfficial @AERO_Paint
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