Max Mayer Steps Up To Michelin Le Mans Cup Series

Kimura Racing driver Max Mayer moves up into the highly competitive Michelin Le Mans Cup Series starting at Circuit De Catalunya, Barcelona 12th – 13th April.

Switching to the established MV2S Racing team and driving a Ligier JS P320 LMP3 Sports prototype car to compete in a full season of the six round championship that includes a support race at the Le Mans 24 Hours called the Road to Le Mans which takes place on the morning of the world’s greatest endurance race in front of 250,000 spectators.

Max Mayer said “im very excited to be moving to MV2S Racing and to have an opportunity to race in LMP3 in this competitive and strong championship with the highlight being to race at the full Le Mans circuit to support the 24 Hours race in June with approaching a 60 car grid it should be fun”

Registered entries for the full season of six rounds there are 42 cars made up of 30 LMP3 prototypes and 12 GT3 cars.

“We are extremely pleased to see the Michelin Le Mans Cup grid full again, and it will be an incredible sight to see 42 cars take to the track in Barcelona in April,” says Frédéric Lequien, Le Mans Endurance Management (LMEM) CEO. “It is also fantastic to see a larger GT3 grid this season, with an incredible array of cars from Aston Martin, Audi, Ferrari, Honda, Lamborghini, and Porsche.

“The Michelin Le Mans Cup is an important step on the endurance racing ladder, which many of the new crop of young talented drivers now racing in the FIA WEC and European Le Mans Series have established themselves in. It’s going to be an incredible festival of endurance racing at each and every round in 2024; we hope you will be able to join us.”

Keep up to date with Max’s racing journey in 2024 here where we will publish his personal race notes after every round.

2024 Michelin Le Mans Cup Calendar
12-13 April Barcelona (E)
3-4 May Paul Ricard (F)
12-15 June Le Mans (F)
23-24 August Spa-Francorchamps (B)
27-28 September Mugello (I)
18-19 October Portimao (P)

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