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24 Hours of LeMans

Richard Mille to field all-female LMP2 WEC team in 2021

The Richard Mille racing team is set to step up to the World Endurance Championship from the European Le Mans Series for the 2021 season with an all-female crew of Beitske Visser, Tatiana Calderon and Sophia Floersch.

Beitske Visser
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The team will compete in the LMP2 class for private teams next year using an ORECA 07 chassis and 600 hp Gibson engine, with technical support provided by Signatech, the team of former class champion Philippe Sinaut.

The three drivers made their 24 Hours of Le Mans debuts last year, marking the first time an all-female team had lined up on the grid of the historic French race since 1991.

Visser joined the team as a replacement for the injured Katherine Legge last season, who suffered serious leg injuries during a testing crash, while Colombia-born Calderon will balance her WEC commitments with racing in Japan's open-wheel SuperFormula championship.

German driver Floersch was previously competing in the Formula 3 series for Spanish outfit Campos Racing, having also raced in Formula Regional European Championship and Formula 4 in her home country and Italy.


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