Miro Konôpka has been driving for the team since its inception, but had also competed individually for other teams, most notably at 24 Hours of Le Mans events (pictured in 2010 as part of Team Felbermayr-Proton).
Miro Konôpka has been driving for the team since its inception, but had also competed individually for other teams, most notably at 24 Hours of Le Mans events (pictured in 2010 as part of Team Felbermayr-Proton).

Autoracing Club Bratislava, also known as ARC Bratislava, is an auto racing team based in Slovakia. The team is led by Miro Konôpka, who has been driving for the team since its inception. ARC Bratislava are currently known for competing in the Asian Le Mans Series and also the FIA World Endurance Championship, where they joined the new LMP2 Pro-Am class.[2] The team has competed in various FIA, ACO or SRO-sanctioned championships throughout its existence, using various prototypes or GT cars. ARC Bratislava also compete in the local ESET V4 Cup, where Konôpka is a three-time overall champion.[3] The team has been active on the esports scene as well, recently joining the new Le Mans Virtual Series.[4]

History

The team was formed in 1997 by Miro Konôpka and Dušan Vysloužil to boost their racing efforts.[1] After initially competing in local series, the team has since moved onto international competition. The team has competed in various forms of motorsport like hill climb racing, rallying but most importantly circuit racing.[5] Their first notable international entry was the 2003 Porsche Supercup. In 2005, the team entered the FIA GT Championship, staying there until the 2009 season. The team has also competed twice in the American Le Mans Series, entering the 2007 and 2008 editions of 12 Hours of Sebring, as well as making a one-off appearance in the 2009 Le Mans Series.[1]

24H Series

ARC Bratislava scored a class win at the 2015 24 Hours of Barcelona with this Porsche 997 Cup S.

ARC Bratislava are semi-regular visitors to the Dubai 24 Hour event which preceded and is now part of the 24H Series. In the inaugural edition of the event, the team fielded a Porsche GT3 in the A6 class with the lineup of Konôpka, Gene Sigal, Matthew Alhadeff and Jirko Malchárek. The team entered as AC Bratislava finished third overall and second in their respective class.[6] The team, now entered under its full name Autoracing Club Bratislava, returned with the same car and a slightly different lineup of Konôpka, Malchárek and two new drivers in Jim Michaelian and Mauro Casadei for the 2007 edition. This time around, the team finished fifth overall and fourth in the A6 class.[7]

The team was also part of the inaugural season of the 24H Series in 2008. After completing just 53 laps, the team was classified in a very low 85th place in the 2008 Dubai 24 Hour.[8] Konôpka and Michaelian were joined by German drivers Jürgen Bender and Martin Dechent for the event. In 2008 and 2010, Konôpka's team had also contested the 12-hour endurance race held at the Hungaroring, finishing fourth overall in the latter edition.[1][9] For 2009, the team's involvement was reduced to just the Dubai race where the lineup of Konôpka, Oliver Morley, Sean Edwards and Richard Cvörnjek finished fourth overall and earned another class podium with a third place.[10] In their fifth consecutive Dubai appearance in 2010 with an unchanged lineup from the previous year, the team could only manage 87 laps, which resulted in 72nd place overall and also the last place in the A6 class.[11]

ARC Bratislava missed the 2011 Dubai 24 Hour because Konôpka contested it with a different team. Konôpka returned with his own team for the 2012 edition alongside Teo Myszkowski, Andrzej Lewandowski and Marco Schelp. In another compromised outing, the team finished 53rd overall and 24th in the A6 class.[12] In addition to Dubai, the team entered the 2012 24 Hours of Barcelona. It was a very successful race as the team finished third overall and more importantly first in their class.[1][9] The team fielded a Porsche 997 Cup with a five-driver lineup consisting of Konôpka, his son Maťo Konôpka, Ivo Breukers, Wolf Nathan and Jaap van Lagen.[13]

After a two-year hiatus, ARC Bratislava returned to 24H Series by competing in two rounds of the 2015 season. Konôpka did not miss the 2013, 2014 and 2015 editions of Dubai however, as well as the second and third round of the 2015 season, once again racing individually for other teams. ARC Bratislava then entered the fourth and fifth round of the season, which were held at Circuit Paul Ricard and Barcelona respectively. The team once again won in its class in Barcelona.[1] Now part of the SP2 class, the team entered an all-Slovak lineup of the two Konôpkas, Zdeno Mikuláško and Miro Horňák.[14]

After multiple seasons out of the series, ARC Bratislava once again returned in 2020, this time entering the 12 Hours of Monza. After years of using Porsche machinery, the team has now switched to Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo, which was also in use for their activities in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe series. The two Konôpkas were joined by Maťo Homola and this trio ended up winning the GTX class with a sixth place overall.[15] This win also meant a gold trophy in the GTX Teams' Europe Series. The team failed to finish their 2021 return to Dubai after completing 441 laps, which was still enough for third place in the GTX class. The lineup consisted of Miro and Maťo Konôpka, Justas Jonušis, Thomas Padovani and Zdeno Mikuláško.[16]

For the 2022 season, ARC Bratislava have registered for the Dubai 24 Hour and the following non-championship six-hour race in Abu Dhabi, bringing their Lamborghini Huracán GT3 to be driven by the lineup of Miro and Maťo Konôpka, Zdeno Mikuláško, the returning Andrzej Lewandowski and Tom Jackson, who previously drove for the team in the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship. The team was part of the GT3-Am class for Dubai, finishing fifth out of nine entries while completing 572 laps which was enough for 18th place in overall standings.[17] Only the Konôpkas then took part in the Abu Dhabi race despite Lewandowski also being on the initial entry list. In the joint GT3 class for this event, ARC Bratislava qualified and also finished in sixth position, which was also their overall result.[18]

Blancpain Endurance Series

ARC Bratislava at the 2016 3 Hours of Monza where they finished third in the Am Cup with their Lamborghini Huracán GT3.

In addition to the 24H Series, the team has started appearing in the Blancpain Endurance Series. 2012 was their debut season where they entered the Pro-Am Cup. ARC's first Blancpain season ended at the 24 Hours of Spa, where the Porsche 997 GT3-R driven by the quartet of Konôpka, Mikuláško, Stefano Crotti and Christoff Corten failed to finish the race after completing 305 laps.[19] The team also failed to score a point in the whole season.[9] In 2013, ARC Bratislava contested the full season. Konôpka along with Ahmad Al Harthy drove the Porsche in all five races, with Ján Raška and Marco Schelp joining them for Spa. The team was now moved to the Gentlemen Trophy. This significantly improved the team's results as it finished sixth in the class with 35 points and one class win from Silverstone.[20]

After missing two seasons, the team was back for the 2016 season in a championship now known as the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup. Konôpka along with Lewandowski and Myszkowski (joined by Mikuláško as a fourth driver for Spa) competed in the Am Cup with the Lamborghini Huracán GT3. The team finished fourth in the class with 67 points and two podiums.[21] ARC Bratislava most recently competed in the 2018 season where they only took part in the season opener at Monza as part of the Pro Am class, this time using the Mercedes-AMG GT3. The trio of Konôpka, Lewandowski and Kang Ling finished 34th overall.[22]

Asian Le Mans Series

ARC Bratislava have been one of the mainstay teams of the series since the 2015–16 season. As of the 2022 season, the team is part of the LMP2 Am class.

GT class (2015–2016)

ARC's intention to enter the Asian Le Mans Series was announced in September 2015. The team chose to compete in the GT class with the Audi R8 LMS Ultra despite concerns over the balance of performance. Konôpka's initial partner for the first round was announced to be Pierre Kaffer before Fairuz Fauzy could step in for the following round.[23] Fauzy did not complete the season either however, as Afiq Yazid replaced him for the final round. The team finished seventh in the GT Teams Championship with 28 points. The team's best result was a fourth place from the opening round in Fuji.[24]

LMP3 class (2016–2017; 2019; 2021)

In early 2016, the ARC bought a used Ginetta-Juno P3-15. After an unsuccessful registration for the 2016 European Le Mans Series, it was then decided that ARC Bratislava would use this car in the 2016–17 Asian Le Mans season instead as part of the LMP3 class.[25] The team eventually entered two cars for the 2016–17 season. Konôpka, Darren Burke, Mike Simpson, Konstantīns Calko and Neale Muston were the five drivers to alternate between the two cars over the season. Car no. 4 enjoyed more success as it secured Ginetta's first Asian Le Mans Series podium in Fuji.[26] In the next race at Buriram, the same car won its class. The car finished second overall in the LMP3 Teams Championship with these two podiums and 63 points. Car no. 7 finished fifth with 46 points and one second place from Buriram, where ARC Bratislava scored their first 1-2 finish.[27] ARC Bratislava then made a one-off return to the LMP3 class with their Ginetta at the 2019 4 Hours of Sepang. Simpson and Muston finished fifteenth overall and ninth in the class.[28]

After three seasons in LMP2, ARC Bratislava have moved back to LMP3 for the 2021 season. Their entry meant a competition debut for the Ginetta G61-LT-P3.[29] This time around, Konôpka was joined by Tom Cloet and Ginetta's factory driver Charlie Robertson.[30] After a complicated season with an unproven car, the team could only manage to finish ninth in the class with 14 points.[31]

LMP2 class (2017–2020; 2022)

ARC Bratislava celebrating a class win at the 2019 4 Hours of Buriram.

For the 2017–18 season, the team has once again moved to a higher category, this time to LMP2 which is highest category in the series. Ligier JS P2 was chosen as the car to contest the season. Konôpka retained Calko and Breukers who drove for the team in the previous season. Breukers was however replaced by Gustavo Yacamán in the middle of the season. In their LMP2 debut, the team finished third in the LMP2 Teams Championship with 51 points and one podium.[32] In the 2018–19 season, ARC Bratislava were one of three teams to compete in the new LMP2 Am subclass. Burke and Ling returned to the team to replace Calko and Yacamán. The ARC managed to win this class by getting three wins and one second-place finish in it. In the complete LMP2 class, they once again finished third after once again scoring 51 points.[33] The following 2019–20 season was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, which reduced the number of entries. Konôpka's team withdrew before the third round in Sepang.[34]

After an underwhelming single season return to LMP3, ARC Bratislava decided to once again join LMP2 Am in 2022, this time with the Ligier JS P217 as the car remained unused after ARC moving to the Oreca 07 in the World Endurance Championship.[35][36] Miro Konôpka would be joined by the returning Neale Muston and also John Corbett to create an all-bronze amateur lineup.[37] After two seasons as a separate class, the LMP2 Am category however once again became a subclass for the overall LMP2 grid after only four teams registered for the full season. ARC Bratislava's best result of the season came in the final race in Abu Dhabi where they finished ahead of High Class Racing. The team scored 51 points in the overall LMP2 category (achieving this feat for the third time) and 63 points in LMP2 Am, finishing last in both championships, which still resulted in a third-place finish in LMP2 Am.[38][39]

FIA World Endurance Championship

ARC Bratislava have contested the FIA World Endurance Championship exclusively in the LMP2 class with them becoming a full-time entry in 2021 in the LMP2 Pro-Am subclass.

24 Hours of Le Mans entries

ARC Bratislava have made their 24 Hours of Le Mans debut in 2017. This Ligier JS P217 ended its WEC run at the 2021 6 Hours of Monza after which the team began using the Oreca 07.

ARC Bratislava first appeared on a provisional entry for the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans in February 2017 and the team was listed with an Oreca 07.[40] Konôpka however then claimed that ARC were planning to use the Ligier JS P217 instead.[41] Calko and Rik Breukers were later announced as Konôpka's teammates.[42] ARC Bratislava finished 45th overall in their debut after completing 314 laps.[43] This was enough for 19th place in the LMP2 class.[44] The team then secured an automatic entry for the 2019 edition of the race by winning the LMP2 Am trophy in the 2018–19 Asian Le Mans Series. For ARC's second Le Mans attempt, Konôpka surrounded himself with two Le Mans rookies in Henning Enqvist and Konstantin Tereshchenko.[45] After multiple accidents, the team retired from the race after completing 160 laps.[46]

2021 season

Konôpka, a bronze-rated driver, secured a full-time entry for his team in WEC after a new LMP2 Pro-Am subclass was created, which mandates a bronze-rated driver in the teams' lineups and thus creating more opportunity for such drivers and teams in the series by giving them a separate championship in addition to being included in overall LMP2 standings. Despite its general uncompetitiveness, ARC Bratislava started the season with the Ligier JS P217 as the only team on the grid. Oliver Webb was signed to the team as its main driver, having experience in the series from LMP1.[47] Webb could not attend the season opener in Spa however, which prompted Konôpka to use Darren Burke instead. The final seat was given to another British driver in Tom Jackson.[48] The team did not manage to start in its debut race due to an oil leak.[49] Webb then made his debut for the team in the 8 Hours of Portimão. The team managed to finish the race this time, however it was not without issues. A spin for Konôpka caused a safety car period at the start of the sixth hour.[50] The car was then recovered and the team went on to finish 29th overall as the second to last car to be classified in the race and also the last LMP2.[51]

Before the 6 Hours of Monza, it was announced that the team would switch to the Oreca 07 chassis for Le Mans and would finish the season with it.[52] For Monza, there was another change in the driver lineup as Maťo Konôpka replaced Tom Jackson. In an uneventful race for the team, ARC Bratislava finished 14th, which was once again the last place for a classified LMP2 car.[53] The subsequent debut for the Oreca at Le Mans was not without issues either as the car had to be pulled into the pits at one point due to an incident involving Miro Konôpka being spun.[54] Further issues then involved Maťo Konôpka damaging the rear of the car after spinning during the night portion of the race under wet conditions. The team however managed to finish the race in a respectable 24th position overall and a 15th place in the expanded LMP2 class.[55] Out of those within the championship, ARC Bratislava finished ninth overall (their best championship result to date) and fifth in Pro-Am. The performance of the Oreca proved to be an upgrade over the Ligier as Webb posted the third fastest time of the Pro-Am subclass in the race.[56]

For the final two races in Bahrain, the team made further changes to its line-up. The third seat, which was occupied by Maťo Konôpka in the two previous races, was now given to Kush Maini for the six-hour race and Nelson Panciatici for the eight-hour race.[57] The six-hour race saw ARC Bratislava finish fourth in Pro-Am, despite having technical issues due to which the only finished 21st overall.[58] In a last-minute unscheduled change, Olli Caldwell replaced Webb for the final race of the season.[59] The new squad could not match the class result from the previous race, finishing fifth in Pro-Am and eleventh in the complete LMP2 class this time around.[60] ARC Bratislava scored the least amount of total points in the LMP2 field.[61][62] Miro Konôpka was also the only driver in the team to have contested all six races. Konôpka has expressed interest to continue in the series for the 2022 season.[35]

2022 season

ARC Bratislava's Oreca 07 sporting an updated livery at the 2022 24 Hours of Le Mans, where they were leading LMP2 Pro-Am before a radiator failure.
ARC Bratislava's Oreca 07 sporting an updated livery at the 2022 24 Hours of Le Mans, where they were leading LMP2 Pro-Am before a radiator failure.

ARC Bratislava once again entered the LMP2 Pro-Am subclass for 2022, competing directly with only three other cars within the full LMP2 class that got expanded to fifteen entries. Before G-Drive Racing withdrew due to the ongoing Russo-Ukrainian War, only three teams were listed in Pro-Am.[63] Algarve Pro Racing, who also provide technical support for ARC Bratislava and were set to do the same for G-Drive,[64] instead joined the series under their own branding and moved to LMP2 Pro-Am.[65] Mathias Beche and Tijmen van der Helm were listed alongside Miro Konôpka for the opening round in Sebring.[66] Beche was however set to miss the 24 Hours of Le Mans as an ARC Bratislava driver as he is contracted to TDS Racing x Vaillante for the event.[67]

ARC Bratislava have opened the season with a thirteenth place in LMP2 (fourth in Pro-Am), finishing sixteenth overall.[68] For the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, Bent Viscaal joined the team after an early departure for Beche.[69] Viscaal did not get to race however, as Konôpka crashed during his stint, forcing the team to retire from the race after completing 25 laps.[70] Another driver change was scheduled for Le Mans, with Tristan Vautier being set to make his Le Mans debut after van der Helm also moving to the TDS Racing squad for the event. Maťo Konôpka also took part in the event and was available for test day as a fourth driver, but eventually did not take part in it as Vautier arrived in time from his previous racing commitments in IMSA.[71] The team had a great start to the race, enjoying a lead in the Pro-Am category before being forced to replace a punctured radiator and losing multiple laps in the pits by doing so.[72][73] Despite having no other issues, the team could only finish 26th overall, 21st in LMP2 and sixth in Pro-Am.[74] This was therefore a worse result for ARC Bratislava compared to the previous edition of the race, despite completing 18 more laps. As part of the WEC, the team took 30 points for a third-place finish in Pro-Am, as they beat Ultimate who after numerous issues only finished 48th overall.[75] The team is still yet to a score a point in the overall LMP2 category, which no longer awards points for just completing the race even outside the top 10.[76]

On 24 June 2022, ARC Bratislava announced that they will not take part in the 6 Hours of Fuji due to very tight logistical deadlines after the 6 Hours of Monza.[77] For Monza, both van der Helm and Beche are scheduled to return to the team and reform the original driver lineup.[78] Beche almost led the team to its first pole, finishing second in overall LMP2 qualifying classification.[79] The team however fell down to eleventh in LMP2, once again finishing last in Pro-Am. Despite Peugeot returning to WEC, thus increasing the grid in the top class, ARC Bratislava finished fourteenth overall in what was their best season result to date.[80]

Results

FIA GT Championship results

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position)

Year Entrant No. Class Car Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Points Team
Pos.
2005 Slovakia Autoracing Club Bratislava 57 GT2 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR Slovakia Miro Konôpka
Slovakia Andrej Studenič
Italy Luigi Emiliani
Slovakia Štefan Rosina
MNZ MAG SIL IMO BRN
5
SPA OSC IST
6
ZHU
6
DUB
Ret
BHR
7
12 8th
2006 Slovakia Autoracing Club Bratislava 77 GT2 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Slovakia Miro Konôpka
Slovakia Štefan Rosina
Belgium Damien Coens
Belgium Steve Van Bellingen
SIL
10
BRN
11
OSC
Ret
SPA
DNS
PRI
9
DIJ
7
MUG
8
HUN
Ret
ADR DUB
Ret
3 12th
2007 Slovakia Autoracing Club Bratislava 108 G2 Saleen S7R Slovakia Miro Konôpka
Slovakia Miro Horňák
ZHU SIL BUC MNZ OSC SPA ADR BRN
1
NOG ZOL
2008 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 111 G2 Saleen S7R Slovakia Miro Konôpka
United Kingdom Sean Edwards
SIL
3
MNZ
Ret
ADR OSC SPA BUC BRN NOG ZOL SAN
88 GT2 Porsche 997 GT3 Cup S Slovakia Miro Konôpka
Australia Karl Reindler
SIL MNZ ADR OSC SPA BUC BRN
12
NOG ZOL SAN 0
2009 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 112 G2 Saleen S7R Slovakia Miro Konôpka
Slovakia Andrej Studenič
SIL ADR OSC SPA HUN
1
ALG PRI ZOL

Asian Le Mans Series results

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position)

Year Entrant No. Class Car Drivers 1 2 3 4 Points Team
Pos.
2015–16 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 7 GT Audi R8 LMS Ultra Slovakia Miro Konôpka
Germany Pierre Kaffer
Malaysia Fairuz Fauzy
Malaysia Afiq Yazid
FUJ
4
SEP
8
CHA
6
SEP
8
28 7th
2016–17 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 4 LMP3 Ginetta-Juno P3-15 Slovakia Miro Konôpka
United Kingdom Darren Burke
United Kingdom Mike Simpson
Latvia Konstantīns Calko
ZHU
4
FUJ
2
CHA
1
SEP
6
63 2nd
7 LMP3 Ginetta-Juno P3-15 Australia Neale Muston
Latvia Konstantīns Calko
Slovakia Miro Konôpka
United Kingdom Mike Simpson
ZHU
5
FUJ
4
CHA
2
SEP
7
46 5th
2017–18 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 4 LMP2 Ligier JS P2 Slovakia Miro Konôpka
Latvia Konstantīns Calko
Netherlands Rik Breukers
Colombia Gustavo Yacamán
ZHU
3
FUJ
4
CHA
4
SEP
4
51 3rd
2018–19 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 4 LMP2 Ligier JS P2 Slovakia Miro Konôpka
China Kang Ling
United Kingdom Darren Burke
SHA
4
FUJ
3
CHA
4
SEP
4
51 3rd
LMP2 Am 94 1st
44 LMP3 Ginetta-Juno P3-15 Australia Neale Muston
United Kingdom Mike Simpson
SHA FUJ CHA SEP
9
2 10th
2019–20 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 4 LMP2 Am Ligier JS P2 Slovakia Miro Konôpka
Greece Andreas Laskaratos
China Kang Ling
Australia Garnet Patterson
SHA
Ret
BEN
3
SEP CHA 16 4th
2021 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 44 LMP3 Ginetta G61-LT-P3 Slovakia Miro Konôpka
Belgium Tom Cloet
United Kingdom Charlie Robertson
DUB
Ret
DUB
8
ABU
6
ABU
9
14 9th
2022 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 44 LMP2 Ligier JS P217 Slovakia Miro Konôpka
Australia Neale Muston
Australia John Corbett
DUB
4
DUB
4
ABU
5
ABU
4
51 4th
LMP2 Am 63 3rd
Notes
  • * – Season still in progress.

FIA World Endurance Championship results

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position)

Year Entrant No. Class Car Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 Points Team
Pos.
2021 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 44 LMP2 Ligier JS P217
Oreca 07
Slovakia Miro Konôpka
United Kingdom Tom Jackson
United Kingdom Darren Burke
United Kingdom Oliver Webb
Slovakia Maťo Konôpka
India Kush Maini
France Nelson Panciatici
United Kingdom Olli Caldwell
SPA
Ret
POR
11
MNZ
10
LMS
9
BHR
10
BHR
11
8 11th
LMP2 Pro-Am 72 5th
2022 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 44 LMP2 Oreca 07 Slovakia Miro Konôpka
Switzerland Mathias Beche
Netherlands Tijmen van der Helm
Netherlands Bent Viscaal
France Tristan Vautier
SEB
13
SPA
Ret
LMS
12
MNZ
11
FUJ BHR 0* 15th*
LMP2 Pro-Am 60* 4th*
Notes
  • * – Season still in progress.

24 Hours of Le Mans results

Year Entrant No. Class Car Drivers Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2017 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 49 LMP2 Ligier JS P217 Slovakia Miro Konôpka
Latvia Konstantīns Calko
Netherlands Rik Breukers
314 45th 19th
2019 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 49 LMP2 Ligier JS P217 Slovakia Miro Konôpka
Russia Konstantin Tereshchenko
Sweden Henning Enqvist
160 DNF DNF
2021 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 44 LMP2 Oreca 07 Slovakia Miro Konôpka
United Kingdom Oliver Webb
Slovakia Maťo Konôpka
342 24th 15th
2022 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 44 LMP2 Oreca 07 Slovakia Miro Konôpka
Netherlands Bent Viscaal
France Tristan Vautier
360 26th 21st

Le Mans Virtual Series results

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position)

Year Entrant No. Class Car Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 Points Team
Pos.
2021–22 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 44 LMP2 Oreca 07 Slovakia Dávid Nemček
Slovakia Maťo Homola
Slovakia Dennis Zeťák
Slovakia Jakub Štofko
Slovakia Andrej Marečák
MNZ
11
SPA
17
NUR
NC
SEB
20
LMS
Ret
1.5 20th
2022–23 Slovakia ARC Bratislava 44 LMP2 Oreca 07 Slovakia Andrej Marečák
Slovakia Jakub Štofko
Slovakia Erik Vizi
BHR
Ret
MNZ SPA SEB LMS 0* 20th*
Notes
  • * – Season still in progress.

Timeline

ARC Bratislava in their most recent Blancpain Series appearance in 2018.
At the 2022 Grand Prix of Slovakia, Maťo Konôpka (top) debuted the Ligier JS P320, while Miro Konôpka (bottom) used the Ligier JS P217, still sporting leftover Asian Le Mans Series stickers.
Current series
24H Series 2008, 20091, 2010, 20122, 20152, 20202, 20211, 20222
ESET V4 Cup
(FIA Central European Zone Championship)
2013–
Asian Le Mans Series 2015–
FIA World Endurance Championship 20173, 20193, 2021–
Le Mans Virtual Series 2021–
Former series
Porsche Supercup4 2003
FIA GT Championship2 2005–2009
American Le Mans Series5 2007–2008
Le Mans Series2 2009
Blancpain Endurance Series
Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup
2012–2013
2016, 20182
Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East 2017
Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe 2017–2018
International GT Open 2018, 20202
TCR Eastern Europe Trophy2 2020–2021
Sources:[1][9]
By year
2003 Porsche Supercup
2005 FIA GT Championship
2006 Dubai 24 Hour, FIA GT Championship
2007 Dubai 24 Hour, 12 Hours of Sebring, Tokachi 24 Hours, FIA GT Championship
2008 24H Series, 12 Hours of Sebring, Merdeka Millennium Endurance Race, FIA GT Championship
2009 Dubai 24 Hour, Le Mans Series, Merdeka Millennium Endurance Race, FIA GT Championship
2010 24H Series
2011 Silverstone 24 Hours
2012 24H Series, Blancpain Endurance Series
2013 Blancpain Endurance Series, ESET V4 Cup, Merdeka Millennium Endurance Race
2014 ESET V4 Cup
2015 ESET V4 Cup, 24H Series, Asian Le Mans Series
2016 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, ESET V4 Cup, Asian Le Mans Series
2017 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East, Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe, ESET V4 Cup, 24 Hours of Le Mans, Asian Le Mans Series
2018 International GT Open, Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe, Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, ESET V4 Cup, Asian Le Mans Series
2019 ESET V4 Cup, 24 Hours of Le Mans, Asian Le Mans Series
2020 24H Series, TCR Eastern Europe Trophy, ESET V4 Cup, International GT Open
2021 Dubai 24 Hour, Asian Le Mans Series, TCR Eastern Europe Trophy, ESET V4 Cup, FIA World Endurance Championship, Le Mans Virtual Series
2022 24H Series, Asian Le Mans Series, FIA World Endurance Championship, ESET V4 Cup
Notes

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