IRON LYNX AND IRON DAMES WITH A FULL HOUSE OF FERRARI AT ELMS AND LE MANS CUP. Four Ferrari 488, two Iron Lynx and Dames’ crews at the European Le Mans Series and Michelin Le Mans Cup. With this calling card, Iron Lynx introduces itself for its third racing season.
Iron Lynx confirms that also in 2020, by the Iron Dames project, will collaborate in synergy with FIA Women in Motorsport Commission (WIM), focusing on the spread of women in motor racing. Iron Dames is proud to receive, also this season, the partnership of the prestigious FIA WIMand to represent it with two crews, with two Ferrari that will have the colours of Iron Dames.One will join the fray in the ELMSwith the trio made up of Manuela Gostner, Rahel Frey and Michelle Gatting. The other Ferrari, on the other hand, will face the Michelin Le Mans Cup, with a crew made up of Deborah Mayer and Michelle Gatting. With the participation of the Ferrari ambassadress for women in motorsport Deborah Mayer, we will have for the first time in history of Le Mans Cup a totally female car crew. Iron Lynx’s line up will be fully formed with other two very important crews. In the European Le Mans Series, at the wheel of the wonderful Ferrari 488 GTE, will be Claudio Schiavoni, Sergio Pianezzola and Andrea Piccini. In theLe Mans Cup, the reigning champion Giacomo Piccini, will be supported by Rino Mastronardi. Giacomo, after two titles in a row in the Le Mans Cup, achieved in a couple with Sergio Pianezzola, works towards the third title on the Ferrari 488 GT3 #8, with a new mate at his side.
On the Iron Lynxand Iron Dames’ Ferrari will shine light of the prestigious brand Hublot. The luxury swiss watch companyfounded on 1980, will stand out on the new livery of theFerrari 488, especially designed in collaboration with Garage Italia, famous Milanese creative hub. Furthermore, as of this seasonIron Lynx will be forming a partnership with Sabelt S.p.a, leader in the production of technical material for motorsport(racing suits, seats, accessories). With these successful basis,Iron Lynx and Iron Dames are getting ready to live an exciting racing season on the most engaging European tracks. The two cars that will be racing in the ELMS, are waiting for the 24 H of Le Mans entry list.
Deborah Mayer, in view of the beginning of the season declares:
I am very proud to celebrate my come-back to racing under the banners of Iron Lynx Motorsport Lab. Highly impressed by their professionalism and great skills showed during the preparation for 2020 season, I finally feel surrounded by a team that, despite its recent history, has already showed high performances and is very competitive. Certain to have found the right context for my Iron Dames project, I can’t wait to wear helmet and gloves.
In the headquarters at Cesena, the work keeps going quickly to prepare in the best way the weapons of the challenge, theFerrari 488 GTE and GT3. Let’s don’t forget that in the 3.0 garage, is working at top speed the Motorsport Lab, with a high level vehicle fleet:one Ferrari 458 GT3, one Tatuus F.3 Regional and three Tatuus Formula 4 dedicated to competitions; in addition to that it has two Ferraris 488 Challenge and three Ferraris 458 Challenge for events and racing courses and a cutting edge driving simulator with parabolic screen and dynamic movement.
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European Le Mans Series:
#83 Ferrari 488 GTE
Manuela Gostner (Bronze – Ita)
Rahel Frey (Silver- Swi)
Michelle Gatting (Silver – Dan)
#60 Ferrari 488 GTE
Claudio Schiavoni (Bronze – Ita)
Sergio Pianezzola (Silver – Ita)
Andrea Piccini (Gold – Ita)
Michelin Le Mans Cup:
#9 Ferrari 488 GT3
Deborah Mayer (Bronze – Ita/Fra)
Michelle Gatting (Silver – Dan)
#8 Ferrari 488 GT3
Rino Mastronardi (Bronze – Ita)
Giacomo Piccini (Gold – Ita)
EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES – MICHELIN LE MANS CUP 2020:
Official Test 30-31 March Barcellona (S) Official test
Rnd. 1 13-5 April Barcellona (S) 4 Hours
Rnd. 2 8-10 May Monza (I) 4 Hours
Rnd. 3 17-19 July Le Castellet (F) 4 Hours
Rnd. 4 4-6 Sep. Silvestone (UK) 4 Hours
Rnd. 5 18-20 Sep Spa-Francorchamps (B) 4 Hours
Rnd. 6 16-18 October Portimao (P) 4 Hours