Components three ace Antonio Giovinazzi will make his sportscar debut early subsequent yr, becoming a member of Eurasia Motorsport for the general two rounds of the Asian Le Mans Collection.
The Italian will spouse Sean Gelael in an Oreca 03-Nissan run underneath the ‘Jagonya Ayam with Eurasia’ banner, in deference to the sponsor that subsidized Giovinazzi thru his F3 profession.
Giovinazzi prior to now competed with Eurasia in 2012, when he took the Method Pilota name prior to embarking on a three-year stint in Ecu F3 that culminated within the runner-up spot within the championship this yr.
He and Gelael might be in motion for the 3rd spherical of the Asian Le Mans Collection at Buriram, Thailand, prior to the season finale at Sepang later in January.
“Each Sean and Antonio began their racing careers with us, and it is nice that simply 3 years on we’re again in combination in LMP2,” commented group important Mark Goddard.
“They make an overly robust motive force line up and we consider we have now an excellent probability of profitable.”
Giovinazzi’s long run plans stay unclear, particularly as new F3 regulations save you drivers that experience finished 3 complete seasons from returning – which additionally excludes champion Felix Rosenqvist in addition to Giovinazzi’s former Double R teammate Tatiana Calderon.
He had said an ambition to sign up for Audi’s DTM line-up, having made his debut within the collection at this yr’s Moscow spherical instead of Timo Scheider, sooner than the Ingolstadt marque opted to retain all 8 of its present drivers.
However, he used to be invited via Audi to its younger motive force check previous this month at Jerez, and adopted this up with two days in Carlin’s GP2 automotive in post-season checking out in Abu Dhabi.
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