Tom Dillmann was proclaimed champion of the Formula V8 3.5 in the
Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, a success that however does not put an end to your
season. The French rider still has one last appointment in the final round
WEC. However, Dillmann will be uploaded to the Ligier JS P2-Nissan of Extreme
Speed Motorsport at the 6 Hours of Bahrain, forming a team with Sean Gelael and Giedo
Van der Garde, the entire time that the pilot Dutch returns to LMP2 with the colors
of Jagonya Ayam after not be present at the 6 Hours of Shanghai, where it was replaced
by the british pilot Tom Blomqvist.
will Not be the first experience of Tom Dillmann in the World
Resistance, as the frenchman competed in the final two rounds of the WEC
in 2015, with the team Signatech Alpine. An experience that allowed him to get
at the controls of the Alpine A450b and to achieve the victory in the 6 Hours of
Shanghai within the category LMP2 alongside Nelson Panciatici and Paul-Loup
Chatin. An experience that will serve to compete with the Ligier of
ESM, that prototype will be decorated with the colors of Jagonya Ayam, sponsor
that already accompanied him in 2015.
All in all, the inclusion of Dillmann will not be the only change
long live the grill of the LMP2 in the final round in Bahrain.
Following the constant that has been able to see it in the second half of the championship,
Manor will vary its roster of pilots. Unless last-minute surprises
Julien Canal will be uploaded to the Oreca 05-Nissan #45 next to the mexican Roberto
Gonzalez and a third pilot who is to be confirmed. The champion of the category
LMP2 in the WEC in 2015 have already participated in this year’s edition of the 24 Hours of
Le Mans race in the Ligier of Greaves Motorsport.