ANSA Motorsports will compete in rounds 7 and 8 of the 2015 IMSA Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda, with one DP02 in the L-2 class, to be driven by Ludovico Manfredi.
Manfredi is not a newcomer to the series. Over the years, Manfredi has won and scored multiple L-2 class podiums with ANSA Motorsports. His last appearance was in March at the Sebring season opener at Sebring International Raceway, where he scored two podium finishes with his No. 30 ANSA Motorsports race car.
Manfredi’s goal this weekend, is to score one or two L-2 podium finishes in Canada.
#30 ANSA Motorsports Elan DP-02: Ludovico Manfredi
ANSA Motorsports’ presence in the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites started in 2012. For its first season, ANSA Motorsports team owner, Alain Nadal, was at the wheel and, despite not competing in all of the 2012 races, Nadal scored an impressive seven podium finishes in the L-2 class. In 2013, ANSA Motorsports returned to Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda competition and won the Team Championship L-2 class. ANSA Motorsports driver, Manfredi, finished third in the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda L-2 Driver Championship and second in the Masters classification.
Manfredi competed with ANSA Motorsports in eight rounds of the 2014 Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda and finished fourth in the 2014 L-2 class point standings.
Earlier this season at Sebring International Raceway, ANSA Motorsports competed with two cars, including one car for Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship leader, Frenchman Nico Jamin, who finished third in his first-ever Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda race in the L-1 class.
Two practice sessions are scheduled Friday, July 10: The first at 8:45 a.m. EDT and the second session at 3 p.m. EDT. Qualifying is set for 8:35 a.m. EDT Saturday, July 11, and the first of two races at 6:10 p.m. EDT. Race 2 is set for Saturday, July 12, at 3:30 p.m. EDT.
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