Sebastian Loeb Racing joined their force with Sora Racing and created the LAS|Motorsport and a new race car that will compete in the upcoming racing season. The new racing car will be available in two versions: a LMP3 version that will use a 420 hp Nissan engine and a LMP “Challenge” version which uses a 500 hp engine.
According to the press release, the LMP3 version will be eligible for European Le Mans Series (ELMS) and the Asian Le Mans Series (AsLMS).
Meanwhile, the “Challenge” sportscar will be offered for track day enthusiasts who would like to have a taste of Le Mans Prototypes competition. This version will be eligible in various racing series such as VdeV Endurance Series, Open Sports Car Series or the DMSB Sports car Challenge.
Stephane Chosse, CEO ADESS AG : “I am delighted with this new joint venture with Sébastien LOEB Racing and SORA Racing. We will combine our passion and expertise to provide teams with an innovative and affordable Le Mans Prototype. I´m looking forward to see the LMP3 and “Challenge” Sports Cars running on track.”
Jean-Philippe Perrier, Project Manager Sora Racing : ‘’When we started this project 6 years ago, we had the hope that our products one day will race in an international series. It’s the case now! We are proud to announce this joint venture that proposes an interesting combination of skills to deliver the best service and car to our future customers. We open a new chapter for our motorsport activity, which is definitely the most exciting.“ [source: LAS Motorsport]