Pastor Maldonado is close to joining Manor in the WEC


The press conference of presentation of the 6 Hours of Mexico has served to reveal some of the unknowns that left the entry list prior to the event. And is that the presence of the pilots mexicans who will compete in the Hermanos Rodriguez has been the key to understanding the occupation of vacant positions in LMP2. In the first instance because it has been confirmed that Alfonso Toledano Jr. it will be one of the pilots of the Manor #44 alongside Tor Graves. ‘Picho’ Toledo will debut as well in the WEC with the Oreca 05-Nissan team, decided to take up this prototype with ‘pay drivers’.

however, the presence of Toledano, Jr., son of former rider and promoter who recently passed away Alfonso Toledano, has not been the news highlight of this press conference, since the ‘Picho’ has dropped the third rider of the Manor #44 can be Pastor Maldonado. The ex-pilot of Formula 1 is close to reaching an agreement with the training to step up to the LMP2 in the car-racing track Brothers Rodríguez and return to the world of competition after her abrupt departure from the World of Formula 1. In the case of no crystallize these negotiations, Antonio Pizzonia is the other option of Manor.

During this press conference were also present Roberto Gonzalez and Luis ‘Chapulin’ Diaz, which will be uploaded to the Gibson 015S-Nissan team Greaves Motorsport, training you have enrolled in your LMP2 in Mexico and that is not a regular part of the caravan of the World. For his part, the great protagonist of the event has been Ricardo Gonzalez, owner and pilot of the team RGR Sport by Morand, brother of Roberto and promoter of the event. Although it competes usually with Bruno Senna and Filipe Albuquerque -so it appears in the list of registered – has also dropped there is a vacancy in your team that can take another ex-pilot of Formula 1.