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WEC team high class racing enters the IMSA LMP2 season – Motorsports

The Danish outfit begins with a Rolex 24 that doesn’t pay points at Daytona, and Oreca 07-Gibson is a 7-round LMP2 shared by regular drivers Anders Fjordbach and Dennis Andersen, as well as other upcoming drivers. Disagree with the schedule.

Ferdinand Hapsburg and former F1 driver Robert Kubica have joined Fjordbach and Andersen after the High Class made its IMSA debut at this year’s Rolex 24.

“I’m excited to announce our full-season efforts,” said Fjordbach. “I ran a Rolex 24 in Daytona in 2021. This was the team’s first IMSA race, and although the results were unexpected, I fell in love with the atmosphere and such a competitive field.

“Now I have three years of experience at Oreca 07-Gibson and I am ready to show that potential at the Daytona International Speedway starting next January.”

Full-time high-class racing at IMSA may come at the expense of the team’s WEC efforts in the LMP2 Pro / Am division.

Jan Magnussen partnered with Fjordbach and Andersen in the Spa, Portimao and Monza races before Kubica joined the duo at the last two events of the campaign in Bahrain.

Andersen said: world. I can’t wait to face this new challenge! “

High class may not be the only WEC LMP2 team to race at IMSA next season. Speculation has tied racing team Nederland to the same move for months..

The Dutch team also participated in this year’s Rolex 24, with owner and driver Fritz van Eld joined by Guido van der Gard, Job van Uitert and Charles Milesi, but like the high class. I couldn’t finish.

– Motorsports

WEC team high class racing enters the IMSA LMP2 season

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