2010 Le Mans Series season
The Le Mans Series 2010 season was the seventh season of the Le Mans Series, organized by the Automobile Club de l' Ouest. She was discharged through five races in the period from 10 April 2010 to 12 September 2010. The title in the LMP1 class won Stéphane Sarrazin.
- 4.1 Evaluation team 4.1.1 LMP1
- 4.1.2 LMP2
- 4.1.3 FLM
- 4.1.4 LMGT1
- 4.1.5 LMGT2
Compared with the 2009 season, accounted for the 1,000 km race in Barcelona in favor of an 8 -hour race at the Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet. The only run in Germany, the 1000 km Nürburgring, was replaced by a race at the Hungaroring in Budapest. In contrast to previous years, there were two races in 2010, which ended in the night, namely the race at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve and the race at the Hungaroring. The usual pre-test on the Circuit Paul Ricard took place from 7 to 8 March. The season finale, the 1000 km of Silverstone, at the same time marked the beginning of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup 2010.
Teams and Drivers
Overall winners are highlighted in bold.
For every race points were awarded to all participants who were able to finish the race. Participants who could not finish the race or not put back the required 70 percent of the race distance to be counted, did not receive any points. In each class, each one bonus point for pole position and the fastest lap was awarded. Participants who changed the engine from the required two contested races, received two negative points. For each additional engine change before two race starts followed four additional minus points. In a race distance of over 1500 kilometers, the number of assigned points in the race doubled.
The two top-ranked teams in the LMP1, LMP2 and LMGT2 received an automatic invitation to the 24- hour race at Le Mans in 2011, provided the team participated in all the races of the Le Mans Series 2010 season. Team Class LMGT1 received no invitation, because the class at the end of the year was abolished.