“The most beautiful endurance race in the world.” For everybody it is synonymous of tradition, unique histories, charm and legendary brands. It is the 24 Hours of Le Mans. In the iconic and demanding race, Iron Lynx lines up three Ferrari 488 GTE, one of these is driven by the Iron Dames’ crew.
Saturday at 14.30 three Ferrari 488 with the distinctive Iron Lynx liveries will be at the starting grid, managed by high level crews that will challenge in the GTE Am category.
Specifically, the car #60 is driven by Claudio Schiavoni, Sergio Pianezzola and Paolo Ruberti, while the #75 has at the wheel Rino Mastronardi, Matteo Cressoni and Andrea Piccini.
The Ferrari 488, on which stands out on black the gutsy red Lynx, takes the track on with the Iron Dames, Rahel Frey, Manuela Gostner e Michelle Gatting.
The Iron Dames’ Ferrari proudly represents also at the 24 Hours of Le Mans the unique and special project created by Deborah Mayer, which aims to support the feminine motorsport and which has the FIA Women in Motorsport Commission (WIM) prestigious sponsorship.
In the same weekend of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Iron Lynx will be at the starting grid also of the Road to Le Mans, fourth round of the Michelin Le Mans Cup.
In the Road to Le Mans, Iron Lynx lines up three Ferrari, driven by just as many important crews.
On #8 Ferrari 488 GT3 there will be the reigning champion Giacomo Piccini and the leader of the championship Rino Mastronardi.
The #77 is driven by the team-mates Claudio Schiavoni e Andrea Piccini.
The #9 on this occasion is managed by Iron Lynx with the drivers Murod Sultanov e Paolo Ruberti.
The Road to Le Mans is run extraordinarily in two races of 55 minutes that take place on Friday and Saturday, just before the start of the 24 Hours.
Sergio Pianezzola, driver and Iron Lynx responsible together with Andrea Piccini, introduces us this exciting event:
Le Mans is fascinating and I am proud to be here, as business partner and driver with my team. As a driver, I live a dream. I am excited to race for the second time at Le Mans with Claudio and Paolo, who are expert drivers.
On the other Iron Lynx car, we have three strong drivers: Andrea, one of the best driver of his generation, Rino, whose value we all know very well and he is of the family, being our driver also in the MLMC. We to put them beside Marco, another driver which is worth a lot and complete a crew that can impose itself in the GTE Am category.
About the Iron Dames project, S. Pianezzola is enthusiastic and satisfied:
The ladies represent another source of pride for us. They won’t challenge in the Road to Le Mans because of the Deborah Mayer’s clear choice, which preferred to concentrate her presence at the box to follow the 24 Hours and we appreciate this very much. Knowing that Deborah is with us to follow the race is rewarding us. We are waiting for her at Monza joyfully.
In such prestigious context, we think that is correct take advantage of AF Corse’s technical support. This because we fond of doing things in the right way.
At Le Mans we will manage sixty people overall, a number that let understand the team’s responsibility to take Le Mans on in the best way, curating any single detail.
24 HOURS OF LE MANS 2020 PROGRAMME
08:30 – 08:50 Qualifying 1 Road to Le Mans
09:10 – 09:30 Qualifying 2 Road to Le Mans
10:00 – 11:00 Free practice 4 24 Hours of Le Mans
11:30 – 12:00 Hyperpole 24 Hours of Le Mans
14:15 – 15:10 Race 1 Road to Le Mans
10:30 – 10:45 Warm-up 24 Hours of Le Mans
11:15 – 12:10 Race 2 Road to Le Mans
14:30 Start 24 Hours of Le Mans
14:30 Finish 24 Hours of Le Mans