United Autosports with Wayne Boyd has completed the crew of its Oreca # 23 with which it will attack the 24h of Le Mans 2021.
Paul Di Resta and Alex Lynn had already been chosen to ride the 07-Gibson in the LMP2 Class and the 30-year-old will now be their teammate.
Boyd had already been called to replace Fabio Scherer in United Autosports in the last round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Portimao when the Swiss was found positive at Covid-19, sharing the cockpit with Di Resta and Phil Hanson himself, while with team has LMP3 engagements in ELMS and also LMP2 in IMSA.
“I’m really excited to make my debut at Le Mans this year and with such an important line-up with Paul di Resta and Alex Lynn – said Boyd – A huge thank you goes to Zak Brown, Richard Dean and the team for giving me such an opportunity.” .
“Le Mans is one of my favorite circuits and luckily I got to know it from racing in the Le Mans Cup for the past two years. We were on pole last year in LMP3 for eight tenths of a second, so I’m confident I can be fast right away. “.
“It is a great opportunity for me to race with the 2020 Le Mans winners. The team had a great season last year and I hope to be able to contribute as much this year.”
Richard Dean, team principal, added: “Wayne really deserves the opportunity to make his 24 Hours of Le Mans debut this year. He is a real talent and has been one of United’s most successful drivers since we started. this adventure “.
“The fact that Wayne has remained loyal to the team for so long made this an easy decision to make. I know the whole team is happy to see Wayne get this chance and we have faith in him.”