BE Motorsport to conquer Europe with new Ligier LMP3
Fri 18, Dec, 2015

New name, same ambitious goals for BE Motorsport, formerly known as Buggy Experience Racing Team. The Spanish team will contest the European Le Mans Series and the V de V with its recently acquired Ligier-Nissan LMP3. Javier Ibrán, Toni Castillo and Mathijs Bakker have been announced as drivers.

2016 will bring its good share of interesting novelties for Buggy Experience Racing Team. The primary novelty is that it has changed its name to BE Motorsport. Following several campaigns in competitions for GT cars, now BE Motorsport announces even more ambitious goals and shall enter its Ligier-Nissan LMP3 in the 2016 edition of the European Le Mans Series and the V de V, two high-level prototype championships.

With double program in both the ELMS and V de V, BE Motorsport will travel to world-renowned racing circuits. The V de V has scheduled its opening round at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya (18-20 March), then visiting Le Mans (22-24 April), Paul Ricard (20-22 May), Motorland Aragón (1-3 July), Mugello (9-11 September), Magny-Cours (7-9 October) and Estoril (4-6 November). On the other hand, the ELMS calendar features six rounds with races taking place at Silverstone (15-16 April), Imola (13-15 May), Red Bull Ring (15-17 July), Paul Ricard (26-28 August), Spa-Francorchamps (26-25 September) and Estoril (21-23 October).

BE Motorsport has announced Javier Ibrán, Spanish GT Champion in 2014, and Toni Castillo sharing the Ligier-Nissan LMP3 with Dutch Mathijs Bakker, the latter another regular driver at the team in recent seasons. All of them have carried out several private tests with their new car to gain valuable experience with the quick and challenging French prototype.