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Iron Dames announce full 2024 FIA WEC line up

In a busy 2024 season, Doriane Pin is set to contest a double program in single seaters and FIA WEC: the French star will in fact team up with Michelle Gatting and Sarah Bovy for a full WEC campaign in the LMGT3 class.

Michelle Gatting, Doriane Pin, Sarah Bovy, Iron Dames WEC 2024
Photo credits: Iron Lynx

A few days after their best result to date in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Iron Dames announced their full driver line up for the upcoming FIA World Endurance Championship: 20 year old French star Doriane Pin will move to the LMGT3 class and will team up with Michelle Gatting and Sarah Bovy.

The three drivers will share the #85 Lamborghini Huracan GT3 EVO2, in the first year of the LMGT3 class after the demise of the LMGTE cars in 2023.

Pin, who had raced in the Iron Dames main line up on previous occasions - including at the team's victories at the 24 Hours of Spa and 4 Hours of Portimao in 2022 - therefore enters her second full FIA WEC season, having won the Revelation of the Year award in 2023 for her outstanding debut in LMP2.

The young Frenchwoman, now part of the Mercedes AMG junior programme, will have a busy 2024 schedule as she is also scheduled to contest her first season in single seaters and will be the Mercedes flag-bearer in the all-female F1 Academy championship.

Alongside silver-graded Pin will remain Michelle Gatting and bronze-rated Sarah Bovy - whose contribution in qualifying and in the opening stints has often made the difference in the past seasons. Bovy made history in 2022 by becoming the first ever woman to claim a pole position in FIA WEC - and continued to break records in 2023 with three pole positions at the top of world endurance racing. 34-year-old Bovy will return for her fourth season in the series.

Michelle Gatting crossed the finish line at the last 8 Hours of Bahrain, sealing the team's first win in WEC - and the last of the GTE era - and was the first driver of the Iron Dames line up to be announced at the release of the entry list.

Iron Dames' full line ups for IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup and European Le Mans Series remain to be confirmed; the team is set to race the Porsche 911 GT3 R 992 machine in ELMS, with Gatting the only driver confirmed for that programme.

The team has also announced their return to Michelin Le Mans Cup, with an all-new driver line up: joining the Iron Dames project will be Célia Martin, 32, and Karen Gaillard, 22, who will share the Lamborghini Huracan GT3 EVO2 in the GT3 category.

A new adventure in 2024 will also see Iron Dames taking on a new challenge in rallying: driver Sarah Rumeau and co-driver Julie Amblard are set to contest the French Rally Championship and French Gravel Rally Championship in Iron Dames colours.



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