24h Le Mans
05/06/2019 - 17:31

24 Hours of Le Mans – Larbre Compétition (LMP2)

This year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans sees a record number of entrants on the grid. We take a look at the 43 teams behind the 62 cars in the field. Here’s the lowdown on LMP2 team Larbre Compétition.
24 Hours of Le Mans – Larbre Compétition (LMP2)

Team: Larbre Compétition

Class: LMP2

Car and Drivers:

#50 Ligier JS P217-Gibson 

  • Erwin Creed (2nd participation)
  • Romano Ricci (3rd participation)
  • Nicholas Boulle (2nd participation)

Team Achievements:

Founded in 1988 by Jack Leconte, Larbre Compétition is one of the top racing teams in France, working with many major manufacturers, like Porsche, Ferrari, Chrysler and Aston Martin. The outfit boasts five class wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (LMGT 1993, LMGTS 1994, LMGT1 2010 and LMGTE Am 2011 and 2012) and a slew of titles in the FIA WEC, European Le Mans Series, Asian Le Mans Series and ILMC. Participating in the 2018-2019 FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season in LMP2 with a Ligier JS P217, at last year's 24 Hours the French team finished 15th in the class with three Bronze category drivers. Its best result to date was at the first running of the 1000 Miles of Sebring, eighth overall and fourth in LMP2.

Team goals at the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans:

For its 26th participation, Larbre Compétition is looking for a spot in the top 5 of the FIA Endurance LMP2 Teams Trophy.