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Racing Team Turkey, the first Turkish team to compete in endurance series, one of the most challenging areas of the motor sports world last year, continues its adventure in the LMP2 classification of the European LeMans Series (ELMS) with more experience this year.

Salih Yoluç, who is the first Turkish title to win the LeMans 24-hour race, joined the team formed by Charlie Eastwood, and Williams Formula 1 team reserve driver Jack Aitkens joined the team this year.

Having completed its first pre-season tests at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, RACING TEAM TURKEY made its first official track debut in the 2022 European LeMans Series (ELMS) at the Paul Ricard track in the south of France, with the two-day Prologue tests of the championship.

Team has run total of 258 laps in morning, evening and night sessions of the tests, with 17 LMP2 vehicles participated, between April 11-12, and completed the two sessions as the classification leader with the best times they did.

Team has completed the tests with different scenarios without having any issues and  successfully completed the two-day test program as planned by having consistent sessions.

Racing Team Turkey, which will take to the track on April 17 with the first race of the season, 4hrs of Le Castallet, will also celebrate the upcoming April 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day by decorating their garage with the pictures drawn by our children during the same week.

The four-hour race, which will start on Sunday, April 17 at 12:00 noon in Turkey, can be watched live on ELMS's (https://www.europeanlemansseries.com/en) Youtube channel and website.

“It’s great to continue the success in our LMP2 debut season, by scoring yet another podium finish and to stay in the championship hunt is exactly where we wanted to be. John has once again improved his performance in the GTE and with Monza being a high-speed circuit, it was great preparation ahead of Le Mans.”

“We had strong pace from the off, topping the free practice sessions, including the Bronze session courtesy of Salih. It was quite a scrappy race with all the safety cars and full course yellow periods, some you win and some you lose! But despite that, we had a great result, scored good points and are still in the championship hunt.”

“It’s been a positive weekend. John’s improvements have been really strong and he’s heading in a good direction ahead of Le Mans, which this was a bit of a test race for. The race was pretty difficult, but the team managed it well and it was just unlucky to lose out during the full course yellow periods. But next up for us in Le Mans and I’m really looking forward to it.”