JRM on the sidelines as it hunts new driver
British World Rallycross team JRM Racing, which dropped driver Liam Doran last week, will miss the seventh round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship in Canada next month.
The team has been unable to find a suitable replacement driver for its Mini RX Supercar in the timeframe available. It raced at the Trois-Rivieres event last year with Patrick Carpentier and LP Dumoulin, but won’t be back on World RX duty until the Loheac event in France in early September with a yet-to-be-announced driver.
Contrary to reports in America earlier in the year, it will not be skateboard star Danny Way behind the wheel. “It’s very disappointing that we won’t be competing in Canada because it’s one of the few tracks on the World RX calendar that we have previous experience of,” said team head James Rumsey.
“All of our kit was sent to Canada after Sweden and we were looking forward to putting our knowledge of the track to good use. But time has been against us as we’ve tried to find a suitable replacement. Our focus is now firmly on returning to competition at Loheac and we hope to announce a new driver for that event in the coming weeks.”
JRM ran Carpentier in ’15