After the debut in Spain, with the eleventh position earned in the 4 Hours of Barcelona, the Duqueine team is gearing up to return to the track for the second round of the 2024 European Le Mans Series (ELMS) season at the Paul Ricard circuit in Le Castellet, France, on Sunday, May 5th.

Behind the wheel of the ORECA 07 during the 4 Hours of France are James Allen, Australian, 27 years old, who won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the LMP2 category in 2023; Jean-Baptiste Simmenauer, French, 23 years old, winner of the 2023 Dubai 24h in the GT3 category, and Niels Koolen, Dutch, 22 years old, who participated in various tests for FRECA, GT3, and LMP2 last year.

Excitement is already building ahead of the free practice sessions scheduled for Friday, May 3rd, and the qualifying sessions scheduled for Saturday, May 4th.

James Allen: “It’s good to be returning to ELMS this weekend at Paul Ricard. In Barcelona we definitely struggled, but I’m confident that we as a team will be able to regroup and get back to the performance we expect from ourselves.”

Niels Koolen: “I look forward to the second ELMS race at Le Castellet. Let’s make it a great race!”

Jean-Baptiste Simmenauer: “I’m really excited to get back on track this weekend. After a good preparation over the past few weeks, we are all looking forward to some great results.”

Max Favard, Team Manager: “We come to Le Castellet with the objective of being back on top. The drivers and team have worked hard to be prepared for this moment. It will be again a high-level battle on the track.”

The Duqueine Team is fired up and motivated to get back on track and give their best at Le Castellet.