Jan Lammers returns to Le Mans with a Racing Team Nederland


24×24. Jan Lammers will expand his legend in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, every time the team Racing Team Nederland has confirmed the pilot Dutch face to the next edition of the test. Lammers will be at the controls of the Dallara P217 training in what will be his vigesimocuarta presence at Le Mans, which places him as the sixth pilot with a greater number of shares. In addition, this project will allow you to celebrate in active on the twentieth anniversary of its victory at Le Mans, victory that took place in 1988 with a Jaguar XJR-9 shared with Johnny Dumfries and Andy Wallace.

The 86th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans will count with Jan Lammers on the grill, every time that the Dutch will join forces with Frits van Eerd, head of the team, and with Giedo van der Garde, pilot confirmed just a few days ago by the structure of the class LMP2. All in all, his presence in Le Mans is not subject to participation in the full season of the WEC. In fact, the own Lammers has confirmed that by the time will only be with the team in the 6 Hour of Spa to prepare for their assault on Le Mans and The Sarthe.

Although 61 years Jan Lammers believes that is still a fast driver, at least for his age, the dutchman has confessed that once to compete in Le Mans might as well leave room to a youngest driver if it is in the interests of the team. All in all, Lammers does not close doors and hopes to have more opportunities to run after Le Mans. It should be recalled in this aspect that his presence in the edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2017 resulted in a thirteenth position absolute, eleventh among the LMP2. Then teamed up with the own Frits van Eerd and with the brazilian Rubens Barrichello.