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Dublin racing outfit targets Le Mans elite class

21st June, 2015
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Murphy Prototypes finished fifth at Le Mans last week with a Nissan-powered prototype racing car

Greg Murphy, a Dublin-based endurance motor racing entrepreneur, has begun talks with manufacturers about entering LMP1, the most elite class in the prestigious car race held at Le Mans.

Murphy’s endurance racing team, Murphy Prototypes, finished fifth in the lower LMP2 class in Le Mans last week using a Nissan-powered prototype racing car.

More than 263,000 people watched his team race over 24 hours; the Irish team led for five hours.

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