JMW Motorsport confirmed that joining their Le Mans regulars Rob Bell and Tim Sugden this year is Dutch driver Xavier Maassen.As with his two new teammates, Xavier is no stranger to this prestigious race. He contended the GT1 class in the previous two years at the wheel of Corvettes entered by French team Luc Alphand Aventures, finishing 16th in 2009.
Rob Bell and Tim Sugden return to Le Mans with JMW Motorsport for the team’s third appearance. Bell competed 4 times in La Sarthe, finishing 23rd in 2007 and 2009, and Sugden has 7 Le Mans starts, finishing 4th in 1998. This year sees the team bring their new Ferrari 458 to La Sarthe. Once again, the JMW Motorsport livery for the Le Mans 24 Hour will be an eagerly awaited surprise, the design to have been chosen from entrants to the Dunlop Livery Competition and not unveiled before arrival at France.
(Based upon JMW Motorsport press information)
Photo : LE CASTELLET (France), 6 HOURS OF LE CASTELLET, 3RD APRIL 2011. JMW Motorsport scored the first class win of the new Ferrari 458 Italia (14th overall).
Photo : Pascal Saivet - VSC Pictures