24h Le Mans
30/06/2019 - 09:01

The 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans for ByKOLLES Racing Team (LMP1)

43 teams (fielding 61 cars) competed in the 87th 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Super Finale of the FIA WEC 2018-19 World Endurance Championship. There were winners, of course, but also mechanical glitches, track incidents and early retirements. Joy for some, disappointment for others... Here’s a summary of the 24 Hours of Le Mans for ByKOLLES Racing Team, which ran in the LMP1 class.
The 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans for ByKOLLES Racing Team (LMP1)

Team: ByKolles Racing Team

Class: LMP1

Car: Enso CLM P1/01-Gibson

Drivers:

  • Tom Dillmann (2nd participation)
  • Oliver Webb (6th participation)
  • Paolo Ruberti (7th participation)

This year, ByKOLLES Racing Team took its ninth start in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Tom Dillmann qualified the #4 Enso CLM P1/01-Gibson in eighth position with a time of 3:23.109. Though by the fifth hour of the race, the Austrian team was in seventh position, it was forced to retire on Sunday at 05:07 with electrical troubles. "It wasn't our year, but we didn't give up and stayed in the game as long as we could. I attacked every lap and we stayed in it for 14 hours," explained Tom Dillman.

PHOTO: LE MANS (SARTHE, FRANCE), CIRCUIT DES 24 HEURES DU MANS, WEDNESDAY 12 JUNE 2019, FREE PRACTICE. The #4 Enso CLM P1/01-Gibson of Austrian team ByKOLLES Racing Team driven by Tom Dillmann, Oliver Webb and Paolo Ruberti.