Ligier JS P320 Dubai Asian Le Mans Series win MV2S Racing

The Ligier JS P320s scored a victory and podium finishes in Dubai in the first weekend of the Asian Le Mans Series!

The 2023 Asian Le Mans Series kicked off on 11 - 12 February in Dubai. The Ligier JS P320s scored a clean sweep of the podium in the first race thanks to three French teams! The #29 MV2S Racing entry emerged victorious from #8 run by Graff Racing and CD Sport's #1, winner of the 2022 LMP3 title. Sunday's heat saw a double podium for the French constructor with the #8 Graff Racing Ligier JS P320 clinching the second place again this weekend, while MV2S Racing's #29 saw the flag in third position.

• 13 Ligier JS P320s made up the bulk of the field of the 15 LMP3s entered for the 2023 Asian Le Mans Series.

• COOL Racing's #17 Ligier JS P320 (Cédric Oltramare, Adrien Chila and Marcos Siebert) topped the time sheets in the first free practice session with a lap in 1:54.380s.

Race 1, 11th February:

• After a closely-fought duel, #29 entered by MV2S Racing (Fabien Lavergne, Jérôme de Sadeleer and Viacheslav Gutak) won race 1 from Graff Racing's #8 (Fabrice Rossello, Xavier Lloveras and François Heriau). #1 entered by CD Sport (Michael Jensen, Nick Adcock and Valdemar Eriksen) filled third spot on the podium.

• It was MV2S Racing's first win in LMP3 since the team was set up in 2014!

• “I'm delighted with our first victory despite the fact that we had a pretty hectic race and made a few errors. I would like to congratulate the team for implementing such a marvelous strategy. It's a superb result for the whole group,” smiled Fabien Lavergne, driver and team manager of MV2S Racing.

Race 2, 12th February:

• Second podium finish on the bounce for Graff Racing's #8 Ligier JS P320 and for #29 entered by MV2S Racing. #8 again clinched second place followed home in third by #29.

• Vladislav Lomko in the #2 CD Sport Ligier JS P320 set the fastest lap in the race in 1:54.912.

• The #29 Ligier JS P320 holds the provisional lead in the championship with 40 points in front of #8 run by Graff Racing.

Rendezvous on 17 - 18 February in Abu Dhabi for the second and final round of the 2023 Asian Le Mans Series.


To consult the complete results of race 1, CLICK HERE.

To consult the complete results of race 2, CLICK HERE.

For more information about the Ligier JS P320, CLICK HERE.

Photo credit: Jules Beaumont