ELMS – The 2021 season calendar

ELMS – The 2021 season calendar

The European Le Mans Series has released its schedule for the 2021 season and is set to visit six different circuits in Europe next year.

The 2021 European Le Mans Series calendar boasts six rounds at six stunning European circuits: Barcelona, Monza, Le Castellet, Spa-Francorchamps, Portimão and the Red Bull Ring. This last one is making its return to the programme after a two-year absence and will host the second race of the season on 15-16 May.

The 2021 European Le Mans Series Calendar

  • Official Tests at Barcelona on 12-13 April
  • 4 Hours of Barcelona on 17-18 April
  • 4 Hours of the Red Bull Ring on 15-16 May
  • 4 Hours of Monza on 10-11 July
  • 4 Hours of Le Castellet on 28-29 August
  • 4 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps on 18-19 September
  • 4 Hours of Portimão on 23-24 October

The calendar is subject to change according to the evolution of the global health crisis.

Pierre Fillon, President of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest: "With this calendar of six races, we invite the best European teams for a new season that promises to be really competitive. The Automobile Club de l’Ouest and the 24 Hours of Le Mans continue to support the best European competitors in endurance racing all season long.”

Gérard Neveu, CEO of the European Le Mans Series: "After a difficult 2020 season due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are pleased to announce a calendar with six different venues across Europe. The high quality of the teams on the ELMS grid deserves all our attention and efforts to guarantee a premium level championship. This new calendar will, once again, provide the very best stage for the teams and drivers who have chosen to race in our championship.

In 2021, the European Le Mans Series events will continue to offer three different championships with the European Le Mans Series, the Michelin Le Mans Cup and the Ligier European Series, providing the best competitors with a clear path up the endurance racing career ladder to the FIA WEC and, ultimately, the 24 Hours of Le Mans."

For more info on the European Le Mans Series, go to the official championship website.