ByKOLLES Racing director Boris Bermes says the team plan to use the opening two rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship to gather as much information in preparation for the Le Mans 24 Hours race.

The WEC kicks off this weekend with the six hours of Silverstone race with the LMP1 squad entering its CLM P1/01 car with Vitantonio Liuzzi and Simon Trummer sharing driver responsibilities.

Round one of the FIA World Endurance Championship will act as the first competitive outing of 2015 for the teams updated LMP1 car and director of operations Bermes is demanding the team finish the race before thinking about anything else.

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"We collected a huge amount of data and learnt a lot about the car at Paul Ricard [The Prologue], we've made modifications to the mapping and electronics ahead of Silverstone so we feel very well prepared," Bermes said. "I always say that endurance racing is about consistency and finishing - everything else is a bonus.

"We now have two outings ahead of the iconic 24 hours of Le Mans, Silverstone then Spa at the beginning of May, we'll be making the most of both events to give ourselves the best possible chance of success at Le Mans."

Former Formula 1 driver Luizzi says is optimistic for the race at Silverstone and hopes to create more happy memories around the Northamptonshire track with his ByKOLLES Racing team.

"I have some great memories from Silverstone, it's a tricky track to drive but I love the shape and the challenges it presents," Luizzi said. "It's not going to be an easy race, getting the best possible set-up ahead of the race is our number one goal this week then it's down to Simon and I to do our best behind the wheel - I'm really looking forward to seeing what we can do."