Felsted racing driver Michael Lyons will graduate to the European Le Mans Series this year with the AF Corse team as part of a high-profile line-up in the GTE Class.

The 23-year-old will partner Italian duo Marco Cioci and Piergiuseppe Perazzini in their Ferrari 458 for the five-round championship which begins at Silverstone next month.

Lyons said: “It’s a major championship and a huge opportunity for me."

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