Blomqvist to make WEC de­but

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BMW DTM racer Tom Blomqvist will make his de­but in the FIA World En­durance Cham­pi­onship in the penul­ti­mate round of the 2016 sea­son in Shang­hai next month.

An­glo-swede Blomqvist will re­place ex-for­mula 1 driver Giedo van der Garde in the Ex­treme Speed Mo­tor­sports Ligier LMP2, which will be backed by the In­done­sian Jagonya Ayam driver scheme.

Blomqvist will share the Nis­san-en­gined JS P2 with cur­rent GP2 points leader An­to­nio Giov­inazzi and In­done­sian Sean Ge­lael for the six-hour race on Novem­ber 6.

DTM racer to LMP2

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