Simp­son gets Asian Le Mans run

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Bri­tish GT reg­u­lar Mike Simp­son will con­test this year’s Asian Le Mans Se­ries as part of the fac­tory Ginetta pro­gramme.

Works driver Simp­son will share an LMP3 car with Zen Low for the Ayelzo Ecotint Rac­ing team.

Simp­son and Low are the sec­ond Ginetta-backed LMP3 en­try for the Asian LMS, fol­low­ing Char­lie Robert­son and Ate de Jong’s com­mit­ment in a PRT Rac­ing car.

Simp­son, who is also con­test­ing Bri­tish GT3 and Vdev this year, said: “The team have a wealth of ex­pe­ri­ence and, with my knowl­edge, we should have a win­ning com­bi­na­tion.”

The Asian LMS be­gins at Zhuhai in China on Oc­to­ber 30 and the four­round se­ries fin­ishes at Sepang on Jan­uary 22, 2017.

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