Racing Team Nederland will compete in the four Endurance Cup races of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2022.
The Dutch team, Pro / Am Champion of the FIA World Endurance Championship at the end of the 2021 season, will bring its Oreca 07-Gibson managed in collaboration with TDS Racing to the United States for a brand new adventure.
To lead it will be the owner of the team, Frits Van Eerd, and Giedo Van Der Garde, who will be joined by Dylan Murry.
For the 24h of Daytona, Rinus VeeKay, star of IndyCar, will also be deployed as the fourth competitor.
“Having won the World title in 2021, this is the ideal time to take on a new challenge – says Van Eerd – I really enjoyed racing in the WEC, but I always wanted the team to do the IMSA one day”.
“I studied for a long time in the United States and saw the races in this series, being able to do the four Endurance races for me is a dream come true. At the beginning of 2021 we took part in the 24h of Daytona, it was a fantastic experience and it will be even more able to face the whole season “.
“Now that we’re here, we needed an American silver rider. That’s why we chose Dylan, a fast one who already knows the tracks we’re going to go to.”
Van der Garde added: “It is an excellent continuation after the World Cup won. Racing in America is always a fantastic experience and with our Daytona debut behind us, another exciting chapter awaits us. I can’t wait to get started. “
Murry, who raced with Riley Motorsports in LMP3, makes the leap in the category: “Being part of Racing Team Nederland is a great opportunity for me. I’m looking forward to the first race in Daytona and I hope to be able to win and fight. for the title “.
VeeKay commented: “I know Frits and it has always been a dream of mine to be able to race with him one day. He has been my loyal sponsor for years, so the bond is very strong.”
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