Thu, 28 April 2022
Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) Chief Operating Officer Fayez Ramzy Fayez was appointed to the role of Race Director for the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) 2022 season. Fayez was in France for the ELMS pre-season testing at the Paul Ricard Circuit in the French commune of Le Castellet, which hosted the first of six meetings scheduled until October across Europe, with other rounds set to take place in Italy, Spain, Belgium and Portugal.
The ELMS is a European endurance racing championship organised by Le Mans Endurance Management, which is also the organiser of the World Endurance Championship. There were forty-two cars competing in the 4 Hours of Le Castellet, supported by additional races including the Michelin Le Mans Cup and The Ligier European Series.
Fayez’s role of Race Director for ELMS is the latest of many top-tier assignments throughout his career in all categories of international motorsport. Aside from his role as BIC COO, he is also the Clerk of the Course for the annual F1 Bahrain Grand Prix and has also been the Deputy Race Director for the World Endurance Championship. In addition, he is a member of the FIA Circuit Commission and is also an FIA Track Inspector.