James Rossiter returns to the bosom of ByKolles. The british played the two first events of the WEC on the LMP1-L team of Collin Kolles, while Pierre Kaffer has various commitments in their GT program with Audi Sport. With this last minute change, both in the 6 Hours of Silverstone and in the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the alignment of pilots of the private computer is formed by James Rossiter, Simon Trummer and Oliver Webb. The three drivers will try to set a good start to the season to try to overcome to Rebellion Racing, the other private team in LMP1.
While Pierre Kaffer has not been able to reconcile its various programs, James Rossiter has made authentic juggling to be able to be in the WEC. In fact, the pilot’s natural Oxford is not precisely an agenda empty since competes in the Super Formula and Super GT japanese to the equipment Kondo and TOM S, respectively. In spite of this, return to the bosom of a team that knows very well he has been more, as recognized by the own James Rossiter: “it Will be fantastic to run in the WEC again. Silverstone is the home race and is very special to me”.
James Rossiter has a remarkable past in the computer ByKolles, when this still be called Lotus. The English competed with the private training in the seasons 2012, 2013 and 2014, first on the Lola B12/80 LMP2, in order to subsequently compete with the Lotus T128 in the same category to make the leap and join the team in the category LMP1 with the CLM P1/01. In addition, Rossiter also competed at the 24 Hours of Le mans in 2011 with team Lotus Jetalliance, the structure of the category GTE-Pro. The 6 Hours of Silverstone will be his first race in the WEC since the appointment in Fuji 2014.